Magic Muller leads WTCR to Zandvoort
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.”