BMW, Chevrolet and SEAT share successes
The championship reflect this balance
The first three events of the 2010 FIA WTCC proved that all three car Manufacturers represented in the championship are fighting on equal ground, in qualifying and in the races.
BMW, Chevrolet and SEAT Customers Technology have equally shared pole positions (one each) and race wins (two each).
Chevrolet’s Yvan Muller claimed pole and Race 1 victory at the season opener in Brazil, with Gabriele Tarquini (SEAT CT) emerging as the winner in the second race. The Italian remained on top in Marrakech, setting pole position and winning the first race, while BMW’s Andy Priaulx won the second one.
Last week in Monza, Priaulx’s team-mate Augusto Farfus was fastest in qualifying and on Sunday, Priaulx and Muller shared victories.
The championship classifications reflect this balance. Muller leads the Drivers’ by 24 points, while Tarquini and Rob Huff are joint second. Priaulx lies fourth, only two points adrift.
In the Manufacturers standings Chevrolet, SEAT Customers Technology and BMW are covered by just 35 points.
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