Rob Huff received the chequered flag in 11th position, James Thompson and Mikhail Kozlovskiy, ran quiet races to finish 12th and 13th.
Tom Coronel 7th and 4th with ROAL Motorsport Chevrolet Cruze.
Gabriele Tarquini took the second race win of the season for Honda, while Norbert Michelisz brought his Civic home in third position.
Wins first race to seal title, while Tarquini takes second race.
Separated by less than 0.15 of a second, the three Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs finished first, second and third in qualifying in Suzuka.
The Suzuka circuit has been the scene of many historic and iconic events.
The former World Champion has had a season of ups and downs since joining the LADA Sport fold.
José María López could become the first Argentine to win an FIA World Championship since Juan Manuel Fangio claimed his fifth and final crown in 1957
Tom Coronel fastest Chevrolet Cruze driver in both races.
Citroën, on its first season in WTCC and touring car racing, mathematically conquered the Manufacturers’ title.
Tom Coronel comes second after a strong second race
The qualifying sessions and races of the ninth round of the FIA WTCC took place to day at the Beijing Goldenport Park Circuit.
Tiago Monteiro is currently in 4th position in the FIA WTCC Drivers' Championship.