'Pechito' Lopez is the king and lord of the Nürburgring

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the visit of The WTCC to the Nürburgring has left patent that Joseph
María ‘Pechito’ López is the great ruler of the World Touring car
and that day
today it has no rival. The threat of Honda -exclusion in Hungary and Marrakech through – has been in water of borage in the ‘Green Hell’,
since the pilot argentine has put in a almost perfect weekend in the
that has not only earned the victory in the two races, but has
crushed the morale of its rivals. The private driver of the Vehicle and the
tires are the protagonists
at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

Race 1

Three laps to a path that gives no respite. Those were the
ingredients of the sleeve opening of the WTCC at the Nürburgring, with the added
see the inverted grid. In the output, Tiago Monteiro was asserting its first
position
to be placed as the leader of the race ahead of Mehdi Bennani and
Thed Björk. Already in the first meters, Yvan Muller managed to climb up to the
fourth position and ‘Pechito’ Lopez also went back up to the fifth place. The
comeback in the first round for the official drivers of Citroën got
an extra income by the abandonment of Thed Björk for engine problems.

The Citroën C-Elysée is built as the cars continue to
on the second lap of the race, with Medhi Bennani accusing problems, Tom
Chilton disputándole the position to ‘Pechito’ López
and with Yvan Muller rolling over
the leader Tiago Monteiro. However, the race had been a deciding by the
tires in a last lap that was turned into a real drama. Tom
Colonel suffered a blowout when he rolled the fifth, which ruled him out of
both races for the damages on your Chevrolet. In the same way, and when rubbed
the triumph, Tiago Monteiro also suffered a puncture, losing the leadership.

However, it was not the only victim. bad luck
I wanted that Yvan Muller could not avoid to Tiago Monteiro
and impacting against the
Honda Civic WTCC for the Portuguese, being also out of the race. All in all,
José María ‘Pechito’ López was the lead of the test
, which was
valid until crossing the finish line as the winner of the carrerea. Tom Chilton finished
in the wake of the argentine as the best private pilot, while Norbert
Michelisz completed the podium. Rob Huff finishes fourth ahead of Medhi
Bennani and of the group formed by Hugo Valente Gabriele Tarquini and Fredrik
Ekblom. Sabine Schmitz was the tenth and added a point.

Classification main race WTCC 2016 at the Nürburgring

Position Pilot Vehicle Time / Difference
1 José Maria ‘Pechito’ López Citroën C-Elysée WTCC

3 turns
2nd Tom Chilton Citroën C-Elysée WTCC +0.526
3rd Norbert Michelisz Honda Civic WTCC +6.653
4th Rob Huff Honda Civic WTCC +7.971
5th Mehdi Bennani Citroën C-Elysée WTCC +10.126
6th Hugo Valente Lada Vesta WTCC +12.568
7th Gabriele Tarquini Lada Vesta WTCC +12.890
8th Fredrik Ekblom Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 +12.983
9th Nicky Catsburg Lada Vesta WTCC +20.389
10th Sabine Schmitz Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 +29.462

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Race 2

The second race on the Nürburgring began with serious doubts about the resistance
of tires
and with several casualties for accidents of the first sleeve. Without Tiago Monteiro, Yvan Muller and Tom Coronel on the grill, Norbert
Michelisz managed to be a leader
after winning in the output to ‘Pechito’
Lopez. A few bends later, the situation is reversed, and ‘Pechito’ López regained the first position in a race in which the pace was
more low, and all the pilots were taken with a more calm bar
initial to not to stress in excess of the tires.

, The two drivers of the Volvo were in charge of putting the
spice to the race
, although the low top speed of the Volvo S60 Polestar
prevented him from moving forward faster and more effectively to Hugo Valente, Gabriele
Tarquini and Sabine Schmitz, but in the end they had managed to consummate their maneuvers
overtaking before the start of the last lap. However, in the last
turn all the attention turned to focus on leaders with Tom Chilton rolling
very near of Norbert Michelisz
and with José María ‘Pechito’ López boast a
leadership that is still not guaranteed victory.

With the first four riders in less than a second,
the last lap the Nürburgring promised big emotions and everything however
remained stable. José Maria ‘Pechito’ Lopez got the victory closing
his great role in the ‘Green Hell’. Second end of Norbert Michelisz to
spite of the attacks of Tom Chilton, while the british in turn
managed to maintain his position as a podium at the attempts of a Rob Huff that
lost something bellows in the final straight. The area of points the completed Bennani, Catsburg, Ekblom, Björk, Tarquini and
Valente
.

Classification main race WTCC 2016 at the Nürburgring

Position Pilot Vehicle Time / Difference
1 José Maria ‘Pechito’ López Citroën C-Elysée WTCC

3 turns
2nd Norbert Michelisz Honda Civic WTCC +0.435
3rd Tom Chilton Citroën C-Elysée WTCC +0.915
4th Rob Huff Honda Civic WTCC +1.908
5th Mehdi Bennani Citroën C-Elysée WTCC +2.431
6th Nicky Catsburg Lada Vesta WTCC +4.905
7th Fredrik Ekblom Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 +6.072
8th Thed Bjorkarrow-10x10.png Volvo S60 Polestar TC1 +8.008
9th Gabriele Tarquini Lada Vesta WTCC +8.675
10th Hugo Valente Lada Vesta WTCC +13.860