Macau GP: Event practice 2 report

Huff stays on top in FIA WTCC final practice Chevrolet's Rob Huff maintained his advantage in the final free practice session for the FIA World Touring Car Championship finale in Macau by again topping the timesheets on Friday afternoon. The...

Huff stays on top in FIA WTCC final practice

Chevrolet's Rob Huff maintained his advantage in the final free practice session for the FIA World Touring Car Championship finale in Macau by again topping the timesheets on Friday afternoon.

The Briton, who is chasing the runners-up spot in the drivers' championship standings this weekend, has been unheaded in both testing and practice - but is well aware that the session that really counts is qualifying.

"That's three out of three - but now I have to get it right in qualifying," he said. "The track is getting faster and faster, but it is not improving as much as we had expected from yesterday.

"We've made some changes to the car and I feel happy - and I'm very comfortable out there. Let's hope we don't get any bad luck with yellow or red flags in qualifying now."

Huff ended the session more than half a second clear of his team-mate Yvan Muller, who has already clinched the FIA WTCC drivers' title.

SEAT's Tiago Monteiro was third quickest in the session, which managed to run all the way through without a red flag, while fourth fastest Tom Coronel brought his SEAT into the pits early because he was happy with the set-up he had found.

BMW's Andy Priaulx, a former winner of the Guia race, was fifth quickest ahead of Chevrolet's Alain Menu and local driver Darryl O'Young, who was also in a Chevrolet.

The only notable incidents during the session were when Mehdi Bennani spun and crashed his BMW at R Bend, while Fredy Barth hit the barriers and stopped on track at Faraway.

-source: macaugp

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