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.
The Slovakia Ring proved again to be challenging for the FIA World Touring Car Championship with close racing and overtaking action in both races.
This was Gabriele Tarquini’s and Honda’s second consecutive pole position after Marrakech.
The Stewards of the FIA World Touring Car Championship came down hard on 14 drivers for “Unsporting behaviour on the track..."!
The streets of Boavista are merciless and upset a number of drivers over the weekend.
Fernando Monje was 10th in qualifying at Marrakech and will hold pole position on the reversed grid for Race 2.
This race win brings Tom Coronel plenty of world championship points.
Yvan Muller proved again why he has the points lead as he scored the inaugural WTCC pole on the Moscow Raceway.
Michelisz takes race one win while Muller earns the WTCC championship. In race two Coronel overtakes Bennani for the victory on the Suzuka circuit.
In the 2013 World Championship standings, Tom Coronel is currently twelfth with two points.
"I lost out on my second podium finish of the weekend,” Tom Coronel said.
Tom Coronel concluded his season with the ROAL Motorsport-BMW 320 TC with a well-deserved and hard-fought third place.
Tom Coronel scored an impressive victory in the second race with his ROAL Motorsport BMW 320 TC. Watch video from the race in Suzuka.
With these results, Tom Coronel added world championship points to his tally and moved up to sixth place with 64 points.
The Dutchman lost a position and found himself in eleventh place on the starting grid for the second race.
Action and incident packed races for Tom Coronel, ROAL Motorsport - video.
In the FIA WTCC drivers’ standings, Tom Coronel is currently ninth with a total of 114 points.