Jose Maria Lopez led a Citroen 1-2 following testing for the second round of the 2014 World Touring Car Championship at Paul Ricard as the series gets ready for its first event at the French venue.

The Argentine, who leads the standings following last week's opener in Marrakech, turned in a quickest lap of 1min 31.227secs, heading up Sebastien Loeb as Citroen impressed ahead of its home event.

Norbert Michelisz proved best of the rest in the developing Zengo Honda Civic, while Hugo Valente followed up his maiden WTCC podium from Morocco by leading the Chevrolet contingent in fourth place.

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