Salzburgring is an ‘old-school’ circuit with a fast, flowing nature that pushes both man and machinery to the limit.
LADA Sport Lukoil, Campos Racing and ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsports had planned to stay in Slovakia for testing.
Whilst safety considerations must be paramount the drivers had mixed opinions.
Tom Coronel classified fourth in FIA WTCC race at Slovakia Ring.
Rob Huff progress into the second phase of qualifying for the first time in a season of steady gains in the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship.
The popular young Hungarian Norbert Michelisz was second fastest in Q2 before going into the single car shoot-out Q3 where he set 4th fastest time.
Team Citroën Total achieves a hat-trick in qualifying, with the second and third places Sébastien Loeb and Yvan Muller.
It was a Citroën 1-2-3 at the Slovakia Ring.
The Slovakia Ring, near the Slovak Republic’s capital city, Bratislava, hosts the WTCC for the third time since its inauguration in 2009.
Tiago Monteiro is now aiming to continue this momentum.
LADA Sport LUKOIL heads straight into Round 7 and 8 of the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in Slovakia next weekend.
Tom Coronel finishes eighth and fourth in WTCC rounds at Hungaroring.
Gianni Morbidelli took a thrilling race 2 victory in an event that saw all three Citroën drivers finish 5th or worse, mostly due to a lot of good blocking by Tom Coronel.
Yvan Muller claimed his second victory of the 2014 season in Race 1 at the Hungaroring over teammate José María López.
A single lap in Q3 to determined the top five grid positions for race 1 which will see Tiago Monteiro start on the second row of the grid in 4th position with Gabriele Tarquini in 5th.
The Hungaroring circuit is situated among exceptional natural beauty approximately 19km from the centre of the majestic city of Budapest.
Rob Huff battled the Citroens and although that battle was lost, he still succeeded in securing a top five finish in race one.
Honda Racing's Gabriele Tarquini crashed the Citroen party in race one and snagged the final spot on the podium.