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Reigning WTCC champion Jose Maria Lopez might have reclaimed the points lead at the Hungaroring, but, as he writes in his column, it was one of the most arduous weekends of his tenure in the series.
Honda driver Rob Huff has called for the introduction of the driver steward in the World Touring Car Championship, following a controversial incident in the main race at the Hungaroring.
Jose Maria Lopez turned around Citroen’s disastrous performance in the opening race when the French manufacturer failed to score points, to win main race ahead of teammate Yvan Muller.
Mehdi Bennani won the opening race in Hungary from pole position in a wet race at the Hungaroring circuit for Sebastien Loeb Racing.
José María López: “I won this sixteenth pole position because I had the best car out there. "
Jose Maria Lopez claimed pole position for the third round of the World Touring Car Championship at the Hungaroring, and retook the standings lead by two points ahead of Honda’s Tiago Monteiro,
Polestar Cyan Racing’s Thed Bjork was fastest of all in the final practice session at the Hungaroring, leading Lada’s Gabriele Tarquini and Volvo teammate Fredrik Ekblom.
Lada Sport’s Gabriele Tarquini topped the time sheets in Saturday’s first free practice session at the Hungaroring, the only driver in the 1m47s, smashing Yvan Muller’s pole position record of 1m48.727s from last year.
Hungarian Honda driver Norbert Michelisz headed a Honda 1-2-3 in the first test session of the FIA World Touring Car Championship weekend, at the Hungaroring.