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Magic Muller leads WTCR to Zandvoort

2018-05-14T12:13:03+02:00May 13th, 2018|Uncategorised, WTCR Race of Netherlands 2018|

Yvan Muller will top the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO when the all-action series resumes at Zandvoort in The Netherlands next week (19-21 May).

Muller, a record-breaking four-time World Touring Car champion, holds a 19-point advantage over erstwhile title pacesetter Gabriele Tarquini, who crashed twice at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

But while Tarquini suffered a weekend of woe, his fellow Hyundai i30 N TCR-mounted driver bagged a win and a third place in Germany on his first season back following his retirement, while team-mate Thed Björk (pictured right with Muller) won Race 3.

“It was not really our target to come back but for my team I did it and I can only be pleased of [the decision],” said the French legend. “We did two victories and two two pole positions, [Thed] is the master of the Nürburgring this year and it’s a perfect weekend for the team.”