Pilot Polestar Volvo Nick Katsburg won the main race of the WTCC on the Nordschleife stage and took the leaders of the championship, while Tiago Monteiro took only 13th place, according to AUTOSPORT.
At the start Katsburg ahead of the owner of the pole Norbert Michelis, but was under severe pressure from Rob Huff. At the entrance to the first turn between them there was contact, which the private owner Citroen almost lost control and skipped forward Michelis.
Despite the lower weight ballast from Honda, 70 kg against 80 kg of the Volvo, the winner could not keep pace with the race leader. Fast enough Katsburg went into the lead and to the finish line increased the advantage to three seconds.
Michelis, retained second place, but the partner of a Hungarian factory team Honda’s Tiago Monteiro finished 13th after starting from the pit lane due to the fact that because of a puncture does not meet the time limit in the opening race of the.
Huff, as in the first race, took third place, keeping the onslaught of the winner of the race open Ted Bjork.
Fifth was Tom Chilton, and the sixth alone finished Mehdi Bennani.
In the battle for seventh place Tom Coronel ahead of Esteban Gergeri.
Pilot RC Motorsport Lada Yann Erlacher, as in the opening race, crossed the finish line ninth, ahead of John Filippi from the team Sebastien Loeb Racing.
|1.||Nick Katsburg||Cyan Polestar Racing||26.20,680|
|2.||Norbert Michelis||Honda Racing Team JAS||+3,065|
|3.||Rob Huff||All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport||+3,401|
|4.||Ted Björk||Cyan Polestar Racing||+4,167|
|5.||Tom Chilton||Sebastien Loeb Racing||+5,763|
|6.||Mehdi Bennani||Sebastien Loeb Racing||+11,239|
|7.||Tom Coronel||ROAL Motorsport||+14,614|
|8.||Esteban, Guerrieri||Campos Racing||+14,939|
|9.||Yann Erlacher||RC Motorsport||+20,540|
|10.||John Philip||Sebastien Loeb Racing||+21,928|
|11.||Kevin Gleason||RC Motorsport||+24,245|
|12.||Aurelien Panis||Zengo Motorsport||+29,600|
|13.||Tiago Monteiro||Honda Racing Team JAS||+43,108|
|Daniel Nagy||Zengo Motorsport||2 laps|
|Rio Michigami||Honda Racing Team JAS||0 laps|
|Nestor Girolami||Cyan Polestar Racing||0 laps|
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