Practice 2: Chevrolet and Seat in command
Huf and Muller ahead of Monteiro and Coronel
Chevrolet’s Rob Huff (2:32.751) remained on the top spot for the third time this weekend in Macau. Following a 1-hour 20-minute delay, due to red flags in the previous sessions of other series, the second practice finally got underway on the streets of Macau.
The British racer set his fastest time on his first flying lap which was then not beaten during the 30-minute session and ended 0.5 seconds faster than his team-mate Yvan Muller (2:33.264).
Tiago Monteiro (2:33.272) improved in the last ten minutes to finish third with his SR-Sport team-mate Tom Coronel (2:33.484) fourth.
Andy Priaulx (2:33.668) continued to make headway in fifth with Chevrolet’s Alain Menu (2:33.993) sixth. Darryl O’Young (2:34.121) remained the best independent, and also the best rookie, in seventh ahead of Augusto Farfus (2:34.156).
Gabriele Tarquini (2:34.171) and André Couto (2:34.631) both improved in the final minutes to end ninth and tenth respectively, before Fredy Barth hit the barrier bringing out yellow flags to the finish. The Swiss racer crashed into the barrier at Paiol ending his session with seven minutes still to run.
Before completing a flying lap Mehdi Bennani hit the barriers on the exit of the “R” Bend smashing the front-left of his BMW 320si and ending his session.
|01||R. Huff||Chevrolet Cruze||2m32.751s|
|02||Y. Muller||Chevrolet Cruze||2m33.264s||+0.513s|
|03||T. Monteiro||Seat Leon TDI||2m33.272s||+0.521s|
|04||T. Coronel||Seat Leon TDI||2m33.484s||+0.733s|
|05||A. Priaulx||BMW 320si||2m33.668s||+0.917s|
|06||A. Menu||Chevrolet Cruze||2m33.993s||+1.242s|
|07||D. O’Young||Chevrolet Lacetti||2m34.121s||+1.370s|
|08||A. Farfus||BMW 320si||2m34.156s||+1.405s|
|09||G. Tarquini||Seat Leon TDI||2m34.171s||+1.420s|
|10||A. Couto||Seat Leon TDI||2m34.631s||+1.880s|
|11||N. Michelisz||Seat Leon TDI||2m34.859s||+2.108s|
|12||K. Poulsen||BMW 320si||2m35.248s||+2.497s|
|13||S. Hernandez||BMW 320si||2m35.998s||+3.247s|
|14||F. Barth||Seat Leon TDI||2m36.325s||+3.574s|
|15||F. Engstler||BMW 320si||2m36.363s||+3.612s|
|16||C. Campanico||BMW 320si||2m36.585s||+3.834s|
|17||N. Taniguchi||BMW 320si||2m37.269s||+4.518s|
|18||C. Turkington||BMW 320si||2m37.423s||+4.672s|
|19||Y. Taniguchi||Chevrolet Lacetti||2m38.370s||+5.619s|
|20||K. Chen||BMW 320si||2m38.553s||+5.802s|
|21||M. Nykjaer||Seat Leon TDI||2m38.595s||+5.844s|
|22||A. Romanov||BMW 320si||2m38.948s||+6.197s|
|23||H. Ho||BMW 320si||2m40.392s||+7.641s|
|24||P. Ma||Honda Accord||2m44.157s||+11.406s|
|25||M. Kano||BMW 320si||2m44.865s||+12.114s|
|26||J. Merszei||BMW 320si||2m45.172s||+12.421s|
|27||M. Bennani||BMW 320si||14m44.502s||+12m11.751s|
|28||K. Io Keong||Honda Accord||-m—.---s||+-.---s|
|29||C. Kin Man||Honda Civic||-m—.---s||+-.---s|
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