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.
The reigning WTCC champion, Rob Huff, will be pleased just to have taken away some points from Monza after a crash on the first lap of qualifying left his SEAT León with broken suspension.
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 WTCC driver attend the annual Honda conference where the Japanese car manufacturer describes in detail their sports projects.
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 Slovakia Ring proved again to be challenging for the FIA World Touring Car Championship with close racing and overtaking action in both races.
The Stewards of the FIA World Touring Car Championship came down hard on 14 drivers for “Unsporting behaviour on the track..."!
Honda Racing's Gabriele Tarquini crashed the Citroen party in race one and snagged the final spot on the podium.
This was Gabriele Tarquini’s and Honda’s second consecutive pole position after Marrakech.
The Portuguese driver covering more than 1200km in just three days.
Tiago Monteiro is contesting the World Touring Car Championship in 2013 in a Honda Civic with the JAS Motorsport team.