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Yvan Muller won the World Touring Car Cup's reversed-grid race at Ningbo to assume the points lead, after chief title rival Gabriele Tarquini stopped on the opening lap.
Thed Bjork boosted his World Touring Car Cup title hopes with victory in the opening race at Ningbo at the start of the series' Asia leg.
The Munnich Motorsport Honda WTCR outfit has successfully appealed against the exclusion of Esteban Guerrieri's car in Slovakia Ring qualifying in July for a technical regulations breach.
Double DTM champion Timo Scheider will contest the final four rounds of the World Touring Car Cup season in the third Munnich Motorsport Honda Civic previously raced by James Thompson.
Kevin Ceccon will remain with the Romeo Ferraris Alfa Romeo World Touring Car Cup squad for the rest of the season after impressing the team on his debut in Slovakia.
Tiago Monteiro seemed destined to win the World Touring Car Championship last year, until a huge testing crash halted his charge. After early whispers of a swift racing return, he recounts his arduous (and incomplete) road to recovery.
Rob Huff has urged the World Touring Car Cup to "sort out" its Balance of Performance after a "terrible" Slovakia Ring weekend in which he failed to score a point.
Norbert Michelisz dominated the final World Touring Car Cup race at the Slovakia Ring to finally claim his first victory of the season.
Both customer Honda World Touring Car Cup teams have lodged appeals against decisions made by stewards in Slovakia relating to maximum boost levels.
Gabriele Tarquini cantered to victory in the reversed-grid World Touring Car Cup race at the Slovakia Ring to reclaim the points lead from fellow Hyundai driver Yvan Muller.
Norbert Michelisz upheld the BRC Racing team's one-lap advantage at the Slovakia Ring by claiming pole for Sunday's final World Touring Car Cup race in second qualifying.
Pepe Oriola survived an investigation into a safety car restart procedure to win the opening World Touring Car Cup race at the Slovakia Ring.
Three of the four Hyundai i30 N World Touring Car Cup cars have been excluded from qualifying at the Slovakia Ring for exceeding maximum boost pressures.
Gabriele Tarquini will start Saturday's opening World Touring Car Cup race at the Slovakia Ring from pole after he and BRC Racing Hyundai teammate Norbert Michelisz dominated qualifying.
Sebastien Loeb Racing's Rob Huff and Mehdi Bennani will receive new Volkswagen Golf GTis after their original cars were written off in their Vila Real WTCR crash.
Thed Bjork dominated the final Vila Real World Touring Car Cup between three safety car periods, with the last forcing most drivers to take their jokers on the final lap.