Coronel grabs win in the opening WTCC Race of Morocco

  • Tom Coronel

Tom Coronel is the winner of the WTCC Race of Morocco opening race. This is the first victory of Dutch veteran in the seat of Chevrolet Cruze after long time.

James Thompson had pole position but he was out of the race after contact with Hugo Valente. Coronel grabbed a chance to move up and after big battle with Jose Maria Lopez in the last couple of laps, managed to secure nice victory for ROAL Motorsport and fifth in his WTCC career

Yvan Muller Citroen WTCC

Yvan Muller, Citroen, WTCC Race of Morocco

Reigning champion Jose Maria Lopez finished second, only 0.319s behind the winner while Yvan Muller finished third scoring important points for Citroen. Three Hondas finished on positions from four to six. Norbert Michelisz was fourth, Tiago Monteiro fifth and Rob Huff sixth.

Gabriele Tarquini on seventh place was the best placed Lada driver while the remaining points went to Tom Chilton, Mehdi Bennani and Fredrik Ekblom.

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