The order at the top of the timesheets for Free Practice 2 in Macau was reversed from that of the morning, with Pepe Oriola getting in front of Yvan Muller by just over two tenths of a second at the end of the half hour session.

Tiago Monteiro improved to third place in the Honda, just ahead of Marc Basseng who was in front of his All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport SEAT team mate Rob Huff by a strong three quarters of a second.

The trick, claustrophobic Guia Circuit resulted in two red flags, the first for a high speed crash for Tom Chilton in the Solitude Esses, leaving him unhurt but bruised down the left side of his body. "I slightly clipped the outside wall and found myself shot against the inside barrier," he said. "There was nothing I could do to avoid the impact."

Charles Ng also hit the barrier at the Reservoir bend, while Marc Basseng spun at Mandarin but avoided hitting anything. The second red flag was to allow track marshalls to remove debris after Franz Engstler hit the barrier at Lisboa bend. Also in the wars was Michael Soong who hit the wall at the Melco hairpin, leaving several teams with work to do to get their cars in order before qualifying.

Practice 2 times

1. #74 Pepe Oriola Tuenti Racing Team Chevrolet Cruze 2:31.027s (11 laps)
2. #12 Yvan Muller RML Chevrolet Cruze 2:31.256s + 0.229s (11 laps)
3. #18 Tiago Monteiro Castrol Honda WTC Team Honda Civic WTCC 2:31.930s + 0.903s (11 laps)
4. #38 Marc Basseng All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport SEAT Leon WTCC 2:32.030s + 1.003s (11 laps)
5. #1 Rob Huff All-Inkl.com M?nnich Motorsport SEAT Leon WTCC 2:32.802s + 1.775s (10 laps)
6. #3 Gabriele Tarquini Castrol Honda WTC Team Honda Civic WTCC 2:32.842s + 1.815s (10 laps)
7. #9 Alex MacDowall bamboo engineering Chevrolet Cruze 2:32.941s + 1.914s (11 laps)
8. #5 Norbert Michelisz Zengo Motorsport Honda Civic WTCC 2:32.955s + 1.928s (10 laps)
9. #14 James Nash bamboo engineering Chevrolet Cruze 2:33.198s + 2.171s (12 laps)
10. #15 Tom Coronel ROAL Motorsport BMW 320 TC 2:33.212s + 2.185s (11 laps)
11. #25 Mehdi Bennani Proteam Racing BMW 320 TC 2:34.359s + 3.332s (12 laps)
12. #22 Tom Boardman Special Tuning Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:34.692s + 3.665s (11 laps)
13. #20 Hugo Valente Campos Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:34.882s + 3.855s (10 laps)
14. #55 Darryl O'Young ROAL Motorsport BMW 320 TC 2:35.124s + 4.097s (12 laps)
15. #6 Franz Engstler Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC 2:35.832s + 4.805s (7 laps)
16. #26 Stefano D'Aste PB Racing BMW 320 TC 2:36.432s + 5.405s (10 laps)
17. #73 Fredy Barth Wiechers-Sport BMW 320 TC 2:36.505s + 5.478s (11 laps)
18. #8 Mikhail Kozlovskiy LADA Sport Lukoil Lada Granta 2:36.990s + 5.963s (11 laps)
19. #37 Rene Munnich All-Inkl.com Munnich Motorsport SEAT Leon WTCC 2:37.673s + 6.646s (11 laps)
20. #88 Henry Ho Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC 2:38.070s + 7.043s (10 laps)
21. #81 Konstantins Calko Campos Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:38.652s + 7.625s (11 laps)
22. #60 Filipe de Souza China Dragon Racing Chevrolet Cruze LT 2:39.150s + 8.123s (12 laps)
23. #70 Joseph Rosa-Merszei Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC 2:41.987s + 10.960s (10 laps)
24. #80 Michael Soong Campos Racing SEAT Leon WTCC 2:42.207s + 11.180s (8 laps)
25. #79 Eurico De Jesus PAS Macau Racing Team Honda Accord Type-R 2:43.671s + 12.644s (10 laps)
26. #33 Yukinori Taniguchi Wiechers-Sport BMW 320 TC 2:44.246s + 13.219s (12 laps)
27. #66 Jeronimo Badaraco Son Veng Racing Chevrolet Cruze LT 2:44.823s + 13.796s (10 laps)
28. #63 C?lio Alves Dias China Dragon Racing Chevrolet Lacetti 2:45.917s + 14.890s (11 laps)
29. #62 Lam Kam San China Dragon Racing Chevrolet Lacetti 2:52.448s + 21.421s (12 laps)
30. #77 Mak Ka Lok RPM Racing BMW 320si 3:00.867s + 29.840s (6 laps)
31. #23 Tom Chilton RML Chevrolet Cruze No time (1 laps)
32. #7 Charles Ng Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320 TC No time (4 laps)
33. #10 James Thompson LADA Sport Lukoil Lada Granta No time (0 laps)

Total Laps: 320

 

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