World Touring Car Championship
Bamboo Engineering leave Portugal with new trophies: One outright WTCC win plus two independent podiums.
The results obtained by Tiago under such complex conditions at home delivered a rare taste of victory for the Honda driver...
Portuguese racing star Tiago Monteiro thrilled his thousands of fans on Race One with a magical race to move into 9th position on the very last lap to earn valuable championship points.
The damage went a lot deeper than first thought and Tiago was unable to complete a full flying lap with the turbocharger intact.
World Touring Car Championship press release
The Dutchman lost a position and found himself in eleventh place on the starting grid for the second race.