Norbert Michelisz has heralded his home victory in the World Touring Car Championship as a 'dream day' and was delighted to deliver a strong result to his fans at the Hungaroring.

The Zengo Motorsport driver made the most of the reversed grid procedure in race two and starting from pole position he blasted into the opening bends in the lead. The Hungarian enjoyed a perfect race in front of his home fans and secured victory by 7.103s ahead of ROAL Chevrolet pair Tom Coronel and Tom Chilton.

Michelisz repeated his victory from three years ago when he also won race two at the Hungaroring and he now has four career WTCC victories to his name.

"It's a dream day and as a racing driver you always hope for scenarios like this," Michelisz said. "Of course I am very happy with this result and I would like to thank everyone for their amazing support throughout. Although I couldn't hear them, I could see them every time I crossed the line and I tried really hard to keep focussed.

"I remember 2012 very well when I won here and this weekend it's unbelievable."

Michelisz made his intentions clear after race one as he looked for the best starting position for the second round at Hungaroring and was confident his updated Honda Civic WTCC machine had the capability to lead from the front.

"I knew after qualifying that the first race was going to be difficult so the plan was to have a perfect car for the second race," he added. "The car felt really good and I was really pushing until I could take it a little easier with a good gap back to second, but I kept telling myself I had to concentrate.

"I think the new aero kit clearly worked well here, but in the first race driving so closely to Tom Chilton was difficult because I had a lot of understeer. I knew I would improve in the second race with clean air."



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