Norbert Michelisz took the third step on the podium to confirm his third consecutive podium finish.
The Stewards of the FIA World Touring Car Championship came down hard on 14 drivers for “Unsporting behaviour on the track..."!
Before flying to the Salzburgring Tiago conducted a shakedown in Italy.
World Touring Car Championship regulations call for the top 10 places on the starting grid are reversed and it work for the Honda Civics to be on the second podium today.
Tiago Monteiro wants to end up on the podium again, this time at the Hungaroring
The Portuguese driver Tiago Monteiro completed the race closely behind eventual race winner, team-mate Gabriele Tarquini.
RML Cruzes just keep ahead of the Hondas as championship battle heats up.
The Slovakia Ring proved again to be challenging for the FIA World Touring Car Championship with close racing and overtaking action in both races.
Starting from the front row of the grid, the Honda Civic # 18 driver added: "Anything can happen."
This was Gabriele Tarquini’s and Honda’s second consecutive pole position after Marrakech.
Weekend in Morocco helped Alex MacDowall maintain a top three placing in the Independents points.
Tiago was the fastest Honda driver in the final free practice session where he recorded the fourth fastest time.
The reigning WTCC champion, Rob Huff, will be pleased just to have taken away some points from Monza after a crash on the first lap of qualifying left his SEAT León with broken suspension.
Tiago Monteiro is contesting the World Touring Car Championship in 2013 in a Honda Civic with the JAS Motorsport team.
The original plan for Tiago Monteiro and the JAS Motorsport Honda team testing was changed from two days to just one due to bad weather in Milan, Italy.
The Portuguese driver covering more than 1200km in just three days.
The WTCC driver attend the annual Honda conference where the Japanese car manufacturer describes in detail their sports projects.
The Portuguese driver will now fly to Japan where he will participate in the official presentation of the Honda team's program.