Yvan Muller earned his fourth WTCC Drivers' title and Honda took their first Manufacturers’ title.
The WTCC finale will be held at Macau and the battle is for the vice-champion. Both Tarquini and Chilton are the favorites but Nash also has a chance for second place in the points.
“I can’t wait to get out to China"
James Nash: “It looks like it is possible too that I can win the Independent title at the next event in China which would be fantastic.”
During the races the temperature inside James Nash's Bamboo Engineering Chevrolet Cruze was measured at over 50 degrees Celsius!
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.
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 streets of Boavista are merciless and upset a number of drivers over the weekend.
The acting world champion Rob Huff from Great Britain finished eighth and ninth in the Seat Léon for the racing stable from Saxony.
Chevrolet drivers took victories in the two FIA World Touring Car Championship races in Austria and both put on a show for the fans with Nykjær flawless in race 1 and in race 2 Nash resisted the pressure to score his maiden victory.
Yvan Muller won the first race of the day in Budapest but Robb Huff answered back by taking the top step of the podium in race two. Two of the WTCC drivers were injured: Gabriele Tarquini and Franz Engstler