Leading from Pole, Gianni Morbidelli went on to claim the race 1 win at the Oschersleben ahead of Daniel Lloyd’s SEAT. Rob Huff with would finish an impressive 3rd in his Leopard Racing VW. Behind the leaders saw a messy situation, leading to multiple championship contenders to not finish.
James Nash would finish fourth with Giacomo Altoe fifth. Stefano Comini, who started 18th, would fight his way through a hectic lap 1, and finish 6th with Mat’o Homola 7th.