Russian racer does well on high-speed circuit
The damage was terminal, bringing a somewhat underwhelming weekend to a disappointing conclusion for Rob Huff.
Yvan Muller inherits the top spot after the original pole-sitter is penalized for the second time this year.
Four Honda Civics finished the session within this close group with Gabriele Tarquini in 10th place for Race 1 .
Qualified 13th, Huff looks for more in the race
The Honda Civic # 18 driver's ambition is to continue to score big points for the Honda and JAS Motorsport team.
Salzburgring is an ‘old-school’ circuit with a fast, flowing nature that pushes both man and machinery to the limit.
LADA Sport Lukoil, Campos Racing and ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsports had planned to stay in Slovakia for testing.
Whilst safety considerations must be paramount the drivers had mixed opinions.
Tom Coronel classified fourth in FIA WTCC race at Slovakia Ring.
Rob Huff progress into the second phase of qualifying for the first time in a season of steady gains in the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship.
The popular young Hungarian Norbert Michelisz was second fastest in Q2 before going into the single car shoot-out Q3 where he set 4th fastest time.
Team Citroën Total achieves a hat-trick in qualifying, with the second and third places Sébastien Loeb and Yvan Muller.
It was a Citroën 1-2-3 at the Slovakia Ring.
In the course of the 30-minute session, the Honda cars improved progressively to take second and third-fastest.
The Slovakia Ring, near the Slovak Republic’s capital city, Bratislava, hosts the WTCC for the third time since its inauguration in 2009.
Tiago Monteiro is now aiming to continue this momentum.
Tiago Monteiro's performance puts him fourth in the FIA WTCC's overall standings, ahead of his Honda team-mate Gabriele Tarquini.
LADA Sport LUKOIL heads straight into Round 7 and 8 of the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Slovakia next weekend.
Tom Coronel finishes eighth and fourth in WTCC rounds at Hungaroring.
Gianni Morbidelli took a thrilling race 2 victory in an event that saw all three Citroën drivers finish 5th or worse, mostly due to a lot of good blocking by Tom Coronel.
Yvan Muller claimed his second victory of the 2014 season in Race 1 at the Hungaroring over teammate José María López.