Former Champion Rob Huff is on a Moscow mission to bounce back from austere times in Austria on his LADA Sport LUKOIL team’s home ground.
The Dutchman was on the pace from the very beginning and featured in the top six throughout the weekend.
Russian racer does well on high-speed circuit
The damage was terminal, bringing a somewhat underwhelming weekend to a disappointing conclusion for Rob Huff.
Yvan Muller inherits the top spot after the original pole-sitter is penalized for the second time this year.
Four Honda Civics finished the session within this close group with Gabriele Tarquini in 10th place for Race 1 .
Qualified 13th, Huff looks for more in the race
Salzburgring is an ‘old-school’ circuit with a fast, flowing nature that pushes both man and machinery to the limit.
LADA Sport Lukoil, Campos Racing and ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsports had planned to stay in Slovakia for testing.
Whilst safety considerations must be paramount the drivers had mixed opinions.
Tom Coronel classified fourth in FIA WTCC race at Slovakia Ring.
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.
The popular young Hungarian Norbert Michelisz was second fastest in Q2 before going into the single car shoot-out Q3 where he set 4th fastest time.
Team Citroën Total achieves a hat-trick in qualifying, with the second and third places Sébastien Loeb and Yvan Muller.