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  1. Portugal WTCC: Bennani wins as Monteiro takes points leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Motorsport.com

    Sebastien Loeb Racing's Mehdi Bennani won the opening WTCC race at Vila Real, the first to feature the all-new joker lap, ahead of new championship leader Tiago Monteiro. The key to Bennani's victory was in his start, as the Citroen driver leapt from fourth on the grid past the two battling Argentinians of Volvo driver Nestor Girolami and the Campos Chevrolet of Esteban Guerrieri, while Ryo Michigami held on to the lead in his Honda.

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  2. Portugal WTCC: Michelisz takes dominant pole for HondaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Motorsport.com

    Honda's Norbert Michelisz secured his second consecutive WTCC pole position at Vila Real, outqualifying the Citroen of Rob Huff. Tiago Monteiro emerged as the main threat to teammate Michelisz, after the Portuguese driver topped the first two parts of qualifying, with the Honda duo going safely through into the Q3 top five shootout.

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  3. Portugal WTCC: Huff outpaces Michelisz in second practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Motorsport.com

    Munnich Motorsport's Rob Huff was fastest of all in the second WTCC practice session at Vila Real, leading the two Hondas of Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro. The second session was uneventful in comparison to this morning's, with no red flags or major incidents, with just an escape road jaunt for Ryo Michigami in the Honda near the end of the session.

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  4. Portugal WTCC: Michelisz tops FP1, Coronel crashes into fire truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Motorsport.com

    ... two more times in the session, finishing up on a 1m58.118s, over half a second clear of his Honda teammate Tiago Monteiro. The session was red-flagged with just over 10 minutes to go, with a dog loose on the track at the final corner. After the dog ...

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  5. Blaming Yokohama for Nurburgring punctures "too easy" - MullerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Four-time WTCC champion Yvan Muller believes teams should shoulder the blame for the spate of punctures in last weekend's Nurburgring round, as blaming supplier Yokohama is "too easy". Both races on the Nordschleife were affected by tyre problems, with Volvo driver Nestor Girolami losing a second-place finish in the opener to a puncture and erstwhile points leader Tiago Monteiro failing to score points all weekend following his failure in the same race.

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  6. Nurburgring WTCC: Michelisz takes Nordschleife pole by 0.6sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... Citroen driver took third with a steady lap, 1.5s from Michelisz and slotting ahead of championship leader Tiago Monteiro in the Honda. Thed Bjork was the second fastest of the Volvos in fifth, while teammate Nestor Girolami was set to improve ...

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  7. Nurburgring WTCC: Catsburg breaks lap record in FP2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... Guerrieri fifth fastest after setting a competitive lap in the Campos Racing Chevrolet. Championship leader Tiago Monteiro was a conservative sixth, with Sebastien Loeb Racing's Tom Chilton seventh, personally delighted with his time set on old ...

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  8. Nurburgring WTCC: Michelisz leads incident-strewn first practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Honda's Norbert Michelisz topped the first WTCC practice session at the Nurburgring despite suffering a puncture on his last run that nearly sent the Hungarian into the barriers. Michelisz topped the session with a time of 8m43.255s ahead of Munnich Citroen driver Rob Huff, but the two Hondas of Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro were set to improve further before both hit troubles on their last runs.

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  9. Hungary WTCC: Bennani wins after Huff is penalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... a position he held to the finish to deny Hungarian Michelisz a home podium. Michelisz's Honda team-mate Tiago Monteiro finished a comfortable fifth to consolidate his championship lead, the Portuguese backing up his race one victory with further ...

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  10. Hungary WTCC: Monteiro holds off Chilton to win opening raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Tiago Monteiro became the first repeat winner of the 2017 WTCC season by resisting a challenge from Tom Chilton in the opening race at the Hungaroring. Honda driver Monteiro had started the reversed-grid race from second but inherited the lead at the start when polesitter John Filippi stalled.

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  11. Hungary WTCC: Huff on pole as Hondas struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... Nestor Girolami in the final session. morning's second practice session in the wet, but both he and teammate Tiago Monteiro - saddled with the maximum 80 kilograms of success ballast - fared worse in dry qualifying. Michelisz ended up best-placed of ...

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  12. Hungary WTCC: Michelisz leads Honda 1-2 in wet final practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Local hero Norbert Michelisz set the fastest time in a wet second WTCC practice session in Hungary, two tenths of a second clear of Honda teammate Tiago Monteiro. The session began in very wet conditions after the rain fell for over an hour before the start.

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  13. Bennani, Bjork receive penalties for Monza incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... car and his championship position after the incident, as he leaves the race weekend 39 points behind teammate Tiago Monteiro. "He should either defend before the corner, or if he leaves the door open, he shouldn't turn into the corner as if I wasn't ...

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  14. Monza WTCC: Bjork beats Monteiro to Race 2 victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Volvo's Thed Bjork took victory the second WTCC race at Monza from pole position, making it four different winning manufacturers in the opening four races of the 2017 season. From pole, the Swedish driver lost out to the fast-starting Honda of Tiago Monteiro at the start, but was able to retake the lead at the Parabolica at the end of the second lap.

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  15. Monza WTCC: Chilton wins after Michelisz and Bennani crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... to overtake the identical C-Elysee. Behind the two Citroens, a busy battle raged on between points leader Tiago Monteiro and Thed Bjork, as they worked their way forward, with Monteiro passing Guerrieri at the Della Roggia for the final podium spot ...

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  16. Monza WTCC: Bjork leads Volvo 1-2 in second practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... Norbert Michelisz briefly took over the top spot in his Honda, while teammate and championship leader Tiago Monteiro was also set to improve before going wide at the first Lesmo, having to abort his lap. Girolami then took over the top position ...

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  17. Monteiro expects Honda to struggle at MonzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    WTCC championship leader Tiago Monteiro is bracing himself for a trying weekend at Monza, with the long straights likely to expose the inherent disadvantages of Honda's Civic hatchback. After struggling for pace in pre-season testing, Honda turned the tables in the opening round of the season, with Monteiro leading a Honda 1-2 finish in Marrakesh.

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  18. Monteiro and da Costa to campaign BMW in GT OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    WTCC championship leader Tiago Monteiro and BMW works driver Antonio Felix da Costa will race in the International GT Open series this year. The Portuguese pair will campaign a BMW M6 GT3 for Spanish outfit Teo Martin, which won the GT Open teams' title in 2016.

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  19. Marrakesh WTCC: Guerrieri takes maiden win in openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    ... headed the second Volvo of Nicky Catsburg and the works Hondas of Norbert Michelisz and main race polesitter Tiago Monteiro. Tom Chilton completed a pair of opportunistic overtakes late on to claim seventh ahead of the ailing Coronel and Nestor ...

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  20. Marrakesh WTCC: Michelisz leads Honda 1-2 in practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Honda drivers Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro were fastest in practice ahead of the first WTCC round of the season in Marrakesh. Monteiro had topped the morning's first 45-minute session, but Michelisz ended practice with the fastest time after a late flying lap of the Moulay el Hassan street circuit in practice two.

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