Yvan Muller time is a new qualifying lap record for Monza and nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the previous record.
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.
Yvan Muller claims pole position for Race One at Spa.
The Stewards of the FIA World Touring Car Championship came down hard on 14 drivers for “Unsporting behaviour on the track..."!
The 2014 Honda Civic WTCC is a more complex technical machine than the previous model.
It was a Citroën 1-2-3 at the Slovakia Ring.
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.
“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
Best Honda performer this time was privateer Norbert Michelisz
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.
Rob Huff: “We’re suffering with the language barrier at the moment and I’m having to learn Russian quite quickly to solve issues and improve the car,”.
Team Citroën Total achieves a hat-trick in qualifying, with the second and third places Sébastien Loeb and Yvan Muller.
Yvan Muller proved again why he has the points lead as he scored the inaugural WTCC pole on the Moscow Raceway.
Huff qualifies 13th with Thommo in front in 11th place and Kozlovskiy immediately behind him in 14th.
Tiago was the fastest Honda driver in the final free practice session where he recorded the fourth fastest time.
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.
LADA Sport LUKOIL drivers James Thompson and Mikhail Kozlovskiy qualified in 12th and 18th places respectively.