The streets of Boavista are merciless and upset a number of drivers over the weekend.
Rob Huff, who scored starting position three at the Qualifying, fought for a podium placing that several drivers wanted to reach at the first race.
"I lost out on my second podium finish of the weekend,” Tom Coronel said.
Yvan Muller proved again why he has the points lead as he scored the inaugural WTCC pole on the Moscow Raceway.
Alex MacDowall: “It’s one of the best races I’ve driven and I was pleased with the result, from 12th to fifth overall isn’t bad at all."
Yam Muller shows his class to score two podiums, and Tom Chilton excels in Race 1 but luck runs out in Race 2.
Norbert Michelisz took the third step on the podium to confirm his third consecutive podium finish.
Chevrolet drivers took victories in the two FIA World Touring Car Championship races in Austria and both put on a show for the fans with Nykjær flawless in race 1 and in race 2 Nash resisted the pressure to score his maiden victory.
The Stewards of the FIA World Touring Car Championship came down hard on 14 drivers for “Unsporting behaviour on the track..."!
Yvan Muller won the first race of the day in Budapest but Robb Huff answered back by taking the top step of the podium in race two. Two of the WTCC drivers were injured: Gabriele Tarquini and Franz Engstler
RML Cruzes just keep ahead of the Hondas as championship battle heats up.
Alex MacDowall crossed the line in 8th position and as the leading Yokohama Independent driver.
The Slovakia Ring proved again to be challenging for the FIA World Touring Car Championship with close racing and overtaking action in both races.
The scene is set for an intriguing fight tomorrow between Honda versus Chevrolet.
This was Gabriele Tarquini’s and Honda’s second consecutive pole position after Marrakech.
RML-built Chevrolet Cruze wins race one as Yvan Muller and Tom Chilton swap fastest laps.
Weekend in Morocco helped Alex MacDowall maintain a top three placing in the Independents points.
The scene: Chilton had looked set to steal pole with fastest first & second sector times while blocked on the final run means Muller qualifies 3rd, Chilton 5th as Tarquini takes pole position. Yet, there is a silver lining as RML designed and built...
Fernando Monje was 10th in qualifying at Marrakech and will hold pole position on the reversed grid for Race 2.
Rounds 3 & 4 of the FIA WTCC take place just outside the ancient Red City this weekend. Muller motivated for more podium success while Chilton targeting further success on challenging track
Marc Basseng almost on the podium on position four, Rob Huff on six and ten.
RML eclipses BMW in the all-time records... 2013 season kicks of triumphantly with double victory & first 1-2 of the year. Muller leads the drivers’ championship with 55 points and Chilton second on 32.
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.
Yvan Muller time is a new qualifying lap record for Monza and nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the previous record.