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.
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.
The Slovakia Ring proved again to be challenging for the FIA World Touring Car Championship with close racing and overtaking action in both races.
Yvan Muller earned his fourth WTCC Drivers' title and Honda took their first Manufacturers’ title.
Fernando Monje was 10th in qualifying at Marrakech and will hold pole position on the reversed grid for Race 2.
This was Gabriele Tarquini’s and Honda’s second consecutive pole position after Marrakech.
The Stewards of the FIA World Touring Car Championship came down hard on 14 drivers for “Unsporting behaviour on the track..."!
Castrol Honda World Touring Car Championship team's driver was invited to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to drive the famous Honda RA272 Formula One car.
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.
The WTCC finale will be held at Macau and the battle is for the vice-champion. Both Tarquini and Chilton are the favorites but Nash also has a chance for second place in the points.
“I know that at Suzuka overdriving is punishing!” said Norbert Michelisz after claiming his second pole position in WTCC after Slovakia Ring last year. And his words clearly explained why a few top guns failed today during their last attempt in Q2
The Castrol Honda Civic of Tiago Monteiro will start from the front row of the grid for the second consecutive race.