"I lost out on my second podium finish of the weekend,” Tom Coronel said.
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..."!
Castrol Honda J.A.S. team driver Gabriele Tarquini was released from the Budapest Military Hospital and looks forward to the WTCC event in Austria.
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.
The Portuguese driver Tiago Monteiro completed the race closely behind eventual race winner, team-mate Gabriele Tarquini.
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.
Gabriele Tarquini lands the WTCC pole for Honda at the Race of Morocco
Fernando Monje was 10th in qualifying at Marrakech and will hold pole position on the reversed grid for Race 2.
Marc Basseng almost on the podium on position four, Rob Huff on six and ten.
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.