After an Exciting first race in round one of the World Touring car Championship in Monza where we saw Chevrolet Drivers Yvan Muller and Rob Huff claim a 1,2 finish, the second race has finished even better for the Chevrolet team, which saw them take a one,two,three lockout on the podium. The Race wasn’t incident free for the Chevrolet drivers when Rob Huff missed judged Team mate Yvan Muller’s breaking point, and collided with Yvan’s car taking him straight of the track at the first corner. Although it took a wonderful peace of car control from Yvan to recover and not loose to much ground on the lead pack. Poor Alain Menu was also caught up in the incident rounding off some rotten luck this weekend, although he did manage to recover to finish second overall. After the incident the Chevrolet drivers were lying Fourth,Fifth, and Six respectively. And after overtaking the other Chevrolet of Alex Macdowall, there was no looking back for the Chevrolet trio. The BMW’s of Tom Coronel, Stefano D’Aste and Norbert Michelisz soon buckled under the pressure from the Chevrolet trio leaving the team to claim yet another one,Two,Three finish. Although Chevrolet did have a little help from above to sail past Norbert Michelisz’s BMW when he appeared to hit a pigeon which seemed to affect his performance, try not to chuckle.
Alex MacDowall in his independent Bamboo engineering Chevrolet finished 7th overall, but more importantly finished third in the Yokohama trophy. After his second place in Race 1 this leaves him joint leader overall For The Independent Trophy leaving Monza. Congratulations to Alex and the Team great first event.
The Result Sees the Chevrolet Drivers leaving Monza locking out the top three places in the Driver standings, so the next round should be exciting with Both Rob Huff and Alain Menu looking for revenge.
Next Race at Valencia on the 1st April
Top ten results from Race 2 below:
|01||Yvan Muller||9 Laps|