Rob Huff on form as 0.5s covers top 13 in WTCR Race of Spain, Aragon

Rob Huff on form as 0.5s covers top 13 in WTCR Race of Spain, Aragon

25.06.2022: WTCR Race of Spain 2022 Motorland Aragon Saturday, June 25th 2022 Rob Huff kicked off WTCR Race of Spain by topping the times in the first free practice session at a hot MotorLand Aragón.


WTCR Race of Spain 2022
Motorland Aragon
Saturday, June 25th 2022



Rob Huff kicked off WTCR Race of Spain by topping the times in the first free practice session at a hot MotorLand Aragón.



The Zengő Motorsport driver set his best time late in the 45-minute session to lift his CUPRA Leon Competición to the top, with a lap of 2m06.359s. He headed Thed Björk’s Cyan Performance Lynk & Co, as just 0.552s covered the top 13 around the 5.345-kilometre circuit.



“An encouraging start to the weekend,” said Huff. “It’s much better than being last, for sure! It means the car is already in quite a good position and it felt great. It  felt quite easy to drive. The boys have done a really good job. Like I said in Budapest every time we are going out between the races we are working harder than we have ever worked to put better set-ups together and we are arriving at tracks better prepared. That shows on track with the speed we have.



“I don’t want to read too much into it, but it gives the team a boost. If we can’t come away with two top tens I’d be very upset after that.”



Nathanaël Berthon was third fastest in his Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport RS3 LMS, with Norbert Michelisz next at the wheel of a BRC Hyundai N Squadra Corse Elantra N TCR, making it four customer racing brands in the top four places – the quartet separated by just 0.014s.



Santiago Urrutia was fifth in his Lynk & Co, with Goodyear #FollowTheLeader and birthday boy Mikel Azcona – 26 today – next in his Hyundai. King of WTCR Yann Ehrlacher was seventh, ahead of Ma Qing Hua’s Lynk & Co. Gilles Magnus rounded out the top 10 for Comtoyou Team Audi Sport.



Yvan Muller was in P11, ahead of Dániel Nagy (CUPRA) and Tom Coronel (Audi). Esteban Guerrieri was P14 in his ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic TCR, with Tiago Monteiro next. Mehdi Bennani (Audi) was in P16, with Néstor Girolami in P17.





Richard Rodgers, photo WTCR

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