Argentinian racer ‘Pechito’ López won his debut race from the pole position on the Termas de Río Honda circuit in his homeland. WTCC points leader Yvan Muller took the race 1 victory.
Yvan Muller time is a new qualifying lap record for Monza and nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the previous record.
Yet another pole position for Muller in his RML Chevrolet Cruze! His teammate Chilton secured 2nd for the World Touring Car Championship's inaugural race at Termas de Río Hondo circuit. Making his, López will start race 2 from pole in his homeland.
After the kick off at Monza, Italy, the World Touring Car Championship will visit eleven other countries over four continents.
Michelisz takes race one win while Muller earns the WTCC championship. In race two Coronel overtakes Bennani for the victory on the Suzuka circuit.