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2013 FIA WTCC: Muller and Nash wins street race in Portugal

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Text: / Photos: FIA WTCC Press | posted July 01, 2013 13:43

Muller scores fourth successive pole in qualifying.

The qualifying race of the 13th and 14th round of the FIA WTCC that happened in the streets of Portugal saw race driver Yvan Muller scoring his fourth successive pole position for the race day with the fastest time of the session at 2:05.979 during Q1 and a time of 2:05.347 on Q2.

During the race proper, Yvan Muller and James Nash shared the honors at Porto Boavista circuit in Portugal as they give Chevrolet two more victories for the season. This was Muller's fifth win for the season and Nash's second.

Tom Chilton and Rob Huff finished second in each of the race. Michael Nykjaer followed them as he managed to get two third places that made him improve his position on the driver's standing.

Podium

Portuguese driver Tiago Monterio was plagued with mechanical issues, specifically the low pressures of his Honda Civic's turbo.

The championship will resume at Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina on August 3 and 4 for rounds 15 and 16.