Pilot Polestar Racing Cyan thed björk won the main race in Monza.
In qualifying, the Swede has won the Volvo for the pole position, however, the starting lights Ted reacted not so well, skipping on ahead of him Tiago Monteiro.
However, Tiago didn’t procederal and one circle at the approach to the Parabolica Bjork has regained the first place.
After that Ted did not give reason to doubt the superiority over competitors and confidently brought it to victory.
“The car was very fast,’ said björk. On the other hand, I need to train starts.
However, I was able to use a small blot Tiago, and thus intercepted the leadership.”
Monteiro, in turn, was busy defending his second place from the encroachments of Rob Huff. At the finish, the Portuguese ahead of the Briton by just 0.6 seconds.
Quiet race held two other pilot Volvo’s Nick Katsburg and Nestor Girolami who completed the race fourth and fifth respectively.
The second half of the top ten amounted to Norbert Michelis, Mehdi Bennani, Esteban, Guerrieri, Yann, Erlacher, acting on the Lada Vesta, and John Filippi.
Tom Chilton won the opening race, went eighth, while a technical problem on Citroen forced him to stop at the exit of the Ascari turn.
Tom Chilton won a chaotic opening race at Monza
In the overall standings continues to lead Monteiro, ahead of björck’s 13 points.
The next stage of the season in 2017 will be held at the Hungaroring on may 14.
|1.||Ted Björk||Volvo S60 WTCC||12 laps|
|2.||Tiago Monteiro||Honda Civic WTCC||+2,174|
|3.||Rob Huff||Citroën C-Elysée WTCC||+2,779|
|4.||Nick Katsburg||Volvo S60 WTCC||+3,269|
|5.||Nestor Girolami||Volvo S60 WTCC||+6,180|
|6.||Norbert Michelis||Honda Civic WTCC||+6,181|
|7.||Mehdi Bennani||Citroën C-Elysée WTCC||+9,582|
|8.||Esteban, Guerrieri||Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1||+11,522|
|9.||Yann Erlacher||Lada Vesta WTCC||+11,877|
|10.||John Philip||Citroën C-Elysée WTCC||+12,077|
|11.||Tom Coronel||Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1||+12,836|
|12.||Aurelien Panis||Honda Civic WTCC||+16,637|
|13.||Kevin Gleason||Lada Vesta WTCC||+19,306|
|Daniel Nagy||Honda Civic WTCC||6 laps|
|Tom Chilton||Citroën C-Elysée WTCC||4 laps|
|Rio Michigami||Honda Civic WTCC||4 laps|
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