Shanghai, Race 2: Monteiro claims first win

Monteiro wins from Tarquini and Michelisz

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By Olivier Ferret

3 November 2013 - 10:15
Shanghai, Race 2: Monteiro claims (...)

Tiago Monteiro managed to win his first race for the Honda Castrol Team. This was also his first WTCC victory since Valencia in 2010.

Monteiro led from lights to flag and finished first of a Honda trio, ahead of his team-mate Gabriele Tarquini and Norbert Michelisz, who was able to resist the huge pressure from Rob Huff.

James Nash was classified sixth and scored the second victory of the day in the Yokohama Trophy.

Key moments
Start – Monteiro sprints to the lead from pole position
Start – Rydell is pushed into a spin at Turn 1
Lap 1 – Coronel overtakes Barth for ninth
Lap 2 – Coronel overtakes O’Young for eighth
Lap 4 – Barth overtakes O’Young for ninth
Lap 5 – Coronel overtakes Oriola for seventh; D’Aste overtakes O’Young for tenth
Lap 7 – Muller overtakes Nash for fifth
Lap 7 – Barth and O’Young tangle at Turn 15 while fighting with Chilton
Lap 8 – Coronel overtakes Nash for sixth
Lap 9 – Nash and Oriola retake sixth and seventh positions from Coronel
Lap 10 – Muller and Huff make contact while fighting for fourth
Lap 10 – Monteiro wins from Tarquini and Michelisz

Pos. Driver Car Time
1 Tiago MONTEIRO Honda Civic 10 laps - 19m26.090s
2 Gabriele TARQUINI Honda Civic +1.178
3 Norbert MICHELISZ Honda Civic +4.143
4 Rob HUFF SEAT Leon WTCC +5.470
5 Yvan MULLER Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T +5.739
6 James NASH Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T +7.423
7 Pepe ORIOLA Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T +7.987
8 Tom CORONEL BMW 320 TC +8.042
9 Stefano D’ASTE BMW 320 TC +11.407
10 Tom CHILTON Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T +13.608
11 Tom BOARDMAN SEAT Leon WTCC +16.659
12 Hugo VALENTE SEAT Leon WTCC +18.253
13 Alex MACDOWALL Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T +18.497
14 Mehdi BENNANI BMW 320 TC +19.087
15 Thed BJORK Volvo C30 +19.934
16 Charles NG BMW 320 TC +22.543
17 James THOMPSON Lada Granta +25.335
18 Marc BASSENG SEAT Leon WTCC +27.609
19 Fernando MONJE SEAT Leon WTCC +30.126
20 Mikhail KOZLOVSKIY Lada Granta +31.520
21 Fredy BARTH BMW 320 TC +31.885
22 René MUNNICH SEAT Leon WTCC +33.211
23 Yukinori TANIGUCHI Seat Leon WTCC +38.017
24 Filipe de SOUZA Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T +53.947
25 Henry HO BMW 320 si +54.519
26 Kin Veng NG Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T +1:25.975
27 Ka Lok MAK BMW 320 si +1:43.366
28 Franz ENGSTLER BMW 320 TC + 2 laps
29 Rickard RYDELL Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T + 3 laps
30 Darryl O’YOUNG BMW 320 TC + 3 laps
31 Jeronimo BADARACO Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T DNF

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