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Macau: Practice 1 times

Yvan Muller took control of the first WTCC practice session in Macau on Friday morning ahead of this weekend's final round of the 2013 season.
Chevrolet was looking well suited to the 3.803-mile, 19-turn Guia Circuit in downtown Macau on Friday morning, with Yvan Muller topping the times with a lap of 2:31.121s, almost three quarters of a second faster than Pepe Oriola.

Having topped Thursday's test sessions, Rob Huff had to make do with being third fastest for BMW in the first free practice of the race weekend, just 0.017s ahead of the top-placed Honda driven by Tiago Monteiro.

Among those having less successful starts to their Macau weekend was Ng Kin Veng, who lost control of his China Dragon Racing Chevrolet midway through the session going into Police and hit the inside barrier, bouncing back and incurring further front end damage. Campos Racing's Konstantins Calko was caught out by the accident and hit the barrier trying to avoid the spinning Chevy.

Norbert Michelisz also went off at Lisboa, resulting in minor rear-end damage to his Honda near the end of the half hour session.

Practice 1 times

1. #12 Yvan Muller RML Chevrolet Cruze 2:31.121s (10 laps)
2. #74 Pepe Oriola Tuenti Racing Team Chevrolet Cruze 2:31.838s + 0.717s (10 laps)
3. #1 Rob Huff All-Inkl.com Münnich Motorsport SEAT Leon WTCC 2:31.920s + 0.799s (9 laps)
4. #18 Tiago Monteiro Castrol Honda WTC Team Honda Civic WTCC 2:31.937s + 0.816s (10 laps)
5. #23 Tom Chilton RML Chevrolet Cruze 2:32.069s + 0.948s (11 laps)
6. #10 James Thompson LADA Sport Lukoil Lada Granta 2:32.174s + 1.053s (8 laps)
7. #3 Gabriele Tarquini Castrol Honda WTC Team Honda Civic WTCC 2:32.384s + 1.263s (6 laps)
8. #26 Stefano D'Aste PB Racing BMW 320 TC 2:33.158s + 2.037s (11 laps)
9. #38 Marc Basseng All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport SEAT Leon WTCC 2:33.233s + 2.112s (11 laps)
10. #15 Tom Coronel ROAL Motorsport BMW 320 TC 2:33.415s + 2.294s (11 laps)
11. #25 Mehdi Bennani Proteam Racing BMW 320 TC 2:33.488s + 2.367s (12 laps)
12. #9 Alex MacDowall bamboo engineering Chevrolet Cruze 2:33.811s + 2.690s (11 laps)
13. #5 Norbert Michelisz Zengo Motorsport Honda Civic WTCC 2:33.867s + 2.746s (10 laps)
14. #20 Hugo Valente Campos Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:33.940s + 2.819s (9 laps)
15. #22 Tom Boardman Special Tuning Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:34.045s + 2.924s (11 laps)
16. #7 Charles Ng Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC 2:34.208s + 3.087s (11 laps)
17. #55 Darryl O'Young ROAL Motorsport BMW 320 TC 2:34.572s + 3.451s (10 laps)
18. #14 James Nash bamboo engineering Chevrolet Cruze 2:34.652s + 3.531s (11 laps)
19. #73 Fredy Barth Wiechers-Sport BMW 320 TC 2:36.218s + 5.097s (11 laps)
20. #8 Mikhail Kozlovskiy LADA Sport Lukoil Lada Granta 2:37.244s + 6.123s (12 laps)
21. #6 Franz Engstler Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC 2:37.306s + 6.185s (4 laps)
22. #80 Michael Soong Campos Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:38.261s + 7.140s (10 laps)
23. #60 Filipe de Souza China Dragon Racing Chevrolet Cruze LT 2:38.512s + 7.391s (8 laps)
24. #37 Rene Munnich All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport SEAT Leon WTCC 2:38.524s + 7.403s (12 laps)
25. #88 Henry Ho Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC 2:38.867s + 7.746s (11 laps)
26. #81 Konstantins Calko Campos Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:42.251s + 11.130s (6 laps)
27. #61 Ng Kin Veng China Dragon Racing Chevrolet Cruze LT 2:42.840s + 11.719s (3 laps)
28. #66 Jeronimo Badaraco Son Veng Racing Chevrolet Cruze LT 2:43.125s + 12.004s (8 laps)



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