Separated by less than 0.15 of a second, the three Citroën C-Elysée WTCCs finished first, second and third in qualifying in Suzuka.
Citroën, on its first season in WTCC and touring car racing, mathematically conquered the Manufacturers’ title.
Tiago Monteiro is currently in 4th position in the FIA WTCC Drivers' Championship.
Tiago Monteiro fought for every one of the 18 laps in the two races at the Spa-circuit.
Four Honda Civics finished the session within this close group with Gabriele Tarquini in 10th place for Race 1 .
The Honda Civic # 18 driver's ambition is to continue to score big points for the Honda and JAS Motorsport team.
Whilst safety considerations must be paramount the drivers had mixed opinions.
In the course of the 30-minute session, the Honda cars improved progressively to take second and third-fastest.
A single lap in Q3 to determined the top five grid positions for race 1 which will see Tiago Monteiro start on the second row of the grid in 4th position with Gabriele Tarquini in 5th.
Honda Racing's Gabriele Tarquini crashed the Citroen party in race one and snagged the final spot on the podium.
The FIA World Touring Car Championship 2014 starts on April 13th on the street circuit of Marrakech.
Also present at this test was the new Citroën factory team and its three very experienced drivers, Yvan Muller, Sébastien Loeb and Pechito Lopez.
Yvan Muller earned his fourth WTCC Drivers' title and Honda took their first Manufacturers’ title.
Fifth podium for Tiago Monteiro, Gabriele Tarquini's day turned into an anxious drama.
The Castrol Honda Civic of Tiago Monteiro will start from the front row of the grid for the second consecutive race.
"This is a weekend that is not like the others, it is in a unique environment that motivates all drivers"
"I love Macau and usually feel really good there"
The weight of the BMW 320 TC and SEAT León cars will be increased by 30 and 10 kilos respectively for the WTCC final race meeting at Macau.
The WTCC finale will be held at Macau and the battle is for the vice-champion. Both Tarquini and Chilton are the favorites but Nash also has a chance for second place in the points.
The drivers worked together to take advantage of the benefits of slipstreaming each other on the long straight