Alex MacDowall crossed the line in 8th position and as the leading Yokohama Independent driver.
The Slovakia Ring proved again to be challenging for the FIA World Touring Car Championship with close racing and overtaking action in both races.
James Nash: “It felt great to get my first WTCC podium."
Fernando Monje was 10th in qualifying at Marrakech and will hold pole position on the reversed grid for Race 2.
On Race 1 Alex MacDowall bring home Bamboo Engineering’s first ever driver championship podium and a win in the Yokohama Independents Trophy.
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.
Yvan Muller time is a new qualifying lap record for Monza and nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the previous record.
Former F1 Chief Engineer Steve Farrell will be the race engineer for James Nash in the Bamboo Engineering Chevrolet Cruze. The first event in the 2013 WTCC calendar takes place at Monza in Italy in March.
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