DTM pole positions - Drivers

  Note: Data valid for period between 18th Aug 1984 and 8th Nov 2020
Rank Driver Poles Sessions Percent
  Bernd SCHNEIDER 24 165 14.5
  Mattias EKSTRÖM 20 198 10.1
  René RAST 19 76 25.0
  Bruno SPENGLER 18 195 9.2
  Gary PAFFETT 17 186 9.1
  Klaus LUDWIG 16 119 13.4
  Kurt THIIM 16 117 13.7
  Jamie GREEN 15 210 7.1
  Marco WITTMANN 14 129 10.9
  Timo SCHEIDER 11 175 6.3
  Lucas AUER 10 91 11.0
  Nicola LARINI 9 47 19.1
  Paul DI RESTA 9 144 6.3
  Tom KRISTENSEN 9 60 15.0
  Armin HAHNE 8 58 13.8
  Manuel REUTER 8 140 5.7
  Martin TOMCZYK 8 178 4.5
  Laurent AÏELLO 7 56 12.5
  Mike ROCKENFELLER 7 190 3.7
  Augusto FARFUS 6 104 5.8
  Klaus NIEDZWIEDZ 6 53 11.3
  Miguel MOLINA 6 87 6.9
  Timo GLOCK 6 129 4.7
  Edoardo MORTARA 5 114 4.4
  Frank BIELA 5 67 7.5
  Harald GROHS 5 52 9.6
  Johnny CECOTTO 5 56 8.9
  Jörg VAN OMMEN 5 120 4.2
  Nico MÜLLER 5 119 4.2
  Robert WICKENS 5 84 6.0
  Roberto RAVAGLIA 5 27 18.5
  Alessandro NANNINI 4 46 8.7
  Hans-Joachim STUCK 4 43 9.3
  Marcel FÄSSLER 4 60 6.7
  Robin FRIJNS 4 55 7.3
  Roland ASCH 4 94 4.3
  Altfrid HEGER 3 56 5.4
  António Félix da COSTA 3 46 6.5
  Christian VIETORIS 3 76 3.9
  Daniel JUNCADELLA 3 94 3.2
  Dario FRANCHITTI 3 25 12.0
  Maxime MARTIN 3 64 4.7
  Michael BARTELS 3 65 4.6
  Mika HÄKKINEN 3 31 9.7
  Per STURESON 3 41 7.3
  Tom BLOMQVIST 3 55 5.5
  Uwe ALZEN 3 74 4.1
  Christian DANNER 2 74 2.7
  Eric VAN DE POELE 2 13 15.4
  Heinz-Friedrich PEIL 2 32 6.3
  Jean ALESI 2 52 3.8
  Joachim WINKELHOCK 2 91 2.2
  Loïc DUVAL 2 71 2.8
  Philipp ENG 2 55 3.6
  Winfried VOGT 2 11 18.2
  Adrien TAMBAY 1 65 1.5
  Alain CUDINI 1 46 2.2
  Christian ABT 1 79 1.3
  Christijan ALBERS 1 52 1.9
  Ferdinand VON HABSBURG 1 35 2.9
  Frank JELINSKI 1 20 5.0
  Franz KLAMMER 1 39 2.6
  Heinz-Harald FRENTZEN 1 32 3.1
  Jacques LAFFITE 1 35 2.9
  Keke ROSBERG 1 37 2.7
  Olaf MANTHEY 1 69 1.4
  Oliver JARVIS 1 42 2.4
  Pascal WEHRLEIN 1 58 1.7
  Peggen ANDERSSON 1 19 5.3
  Peter DUMBRECK 1 48 2.1
  Ralf SCHUMACHER 1 52 1.9
  Sheldon VAN DER LINDE 1 35 2.9
  Stefano MODENA 1 36 2.8