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Rob Huff claimed a second pole position of the Macau Guia race weekend in second qualifying, while World Touring Car Cup points leader Gabriele Tarquini crashed in Q1.
Rob Huff set a new TCR lap record of the Guia circuit to top World Touring Car Cup practice for this weekend's season finale in Macau.
FIA World Touring Car Cup points leader Gabriele Tarquini extended his advantage with victory in the final race at Suzuka, after on-the-road winner Kevin Ceccon picked up a time penalty.
Kevin Ceccon delivered Alfa Romeo its first race victory in the FIA World Touring Car Cup after passing Aurelien Comte to win the opening race of the weekend at Suzuka.
Three Hyundai WTCR drivers plus all three Munnich Motorsport Honda runners have received grid penalties for the opening Suzuka race after an incident in Friday's first qualifying.
Sometime GP2 racer Kevin Ceccon dominated second qualifying for this weekend's Suzuka WTCR round, while also taking second behind Aurelien Comte in the opening session.
Tiago Monteiro will return to racing for the first time since his testing crash at Barcelona last September at this month's World Touring Car Cup round at Suzuka.
Gordon Shedden resisted pressure from fellow Audi driver Frederic Vervisch to claim his first WTCR victory in the final race at the Wuhan street circuit.
Sebastien Loeb Racing's Mehdi Bennani claimed his first win at World Touring Car level since last November in a thrilling finish to the reversed-grid race at Wuhan.
WRT Audi driver Jean-Karl Vernay claimed his third victory of the World Touring Car Cup season in the opening Wuhan race, as teammate Gordon Shedden claimed his first WTCR podium.
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.