Aurélien Comte and Gilles Magnus excluded from qualifying

Aurélien Comte and Gilles Magnus have had all of their lap times deleted from qualifying, and as such, will start all three World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) races from the back row of the grid tomorrow.

Comte, who races Vuković Motorsport’s sole Renault Mégane RS TCR, was excluded from the session after his team breached parc fermé conditions by hooking the car up to a computer following the end of Q1.

Magnus’ Comtoyou Racing Audi, meanwhile, failed to meet the minimum ride height requirements during scrutineering.

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Originally, Comte had qualified seventeenth fastest, while Magnus finished the afternoon in eleventh. Now though, instead of being well amongst the cut-throat midfield, the pair will start each race at the very back.

Engstler Motorsport’s newest recruit Nico Gruber also had a lap time deleted for track limits abuse, though the young Austrian’s position remained unaffected.

Four tenths of a second slower than fellow debutant José Manuel Sapag, and over half a second faster than Gàbor Kismarty-Lechner, Gruber will line-up for all three races in nineteenth position.

Q3 results (unchanged)

POS NO DRIVER NAT ENTRANT CAR LAPS TIME GAP
1 86 Esteban GUERRIERI ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 3 2:05.705 0.000
2 9 Attila TASSI ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 3 2:06.267 0.562
3 18 Tiago MONTEIRO ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 3 2:06.902 1.197
4 29 Néstor GIROLAMI ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 3 2:06.986 1.281
5 96 Mikel AZCONA Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición 1 No time N/A

Revised Q2 results

POS NO DRIVER NAT ENTRANT CAR LAPS TIME GAP
1 96 Mikel AZCONA Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición 3 2:05.520 0.000
2 86 Esteban GUERRIERI ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 3 2:05.870 0.350
3 9 Attila TASSI ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 5 2:06.211 0.691
4 29 Néstor GIROLAMI ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 3 2:06.225 0.705
5 18 Tiago MONTEIRO ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 3 2:06.437 0.917
6 69 Jean-Karl VERNAY Team Mulsanne Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR 4 2:06.697 1.177
7 17 Nathanaël BERTHON Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport Audi RS3 LMS TCR 4 2:07.063 1.543
8 68 Yann EHRLACHER Cyan Racing Lynk & Co 03 TCR 3 2:07.293 1.773
9 100 Yvan MULLER Cyan Racing Lynk & Co 03 TCR 3 2:07.327 1.807
10 55 Bence BOLDIZS Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición 5 2:08.294 2.774
11 12 Santiago URRUTIA Cyan Performance Lynk & Co 03 TCR 2 No time N/A
12 16 Gilles MAGNUS Comtoyou Racing Audi RS3 LMS TCR 5 Disallowed N/A

Revised Q1 results

POS NO DRIVER NAT ENTRANT CAR LAPS TIME GAP
1 86 Esteban GUERRIERI ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 8 2:05.665 0.000
2 96 Mikel AZCONA Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición 8 2:06.184 0.519
3 68 Yann EHRLACHER Cyan Racing Lynk & Co 03 TCR 8 2:06.184 0.519
4 18 Tiago MONTEIRO ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 8 2:06.388 0.723
5 9 Attila TASSI ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 8 2:06.447 0.782
6 100 Yvan MULLER Cyan Racing Lynk & Co 03 TCR 7 2:06.607 0.942
7 29 Néstor GIROLAMI ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R FK8 TCR 8 2:06.701 1.036
8 12 Santiago URRUTIA Cyan Performance Lynk & Co 03 TCR 8 2:06.789 1.124
9 69 Jean-Karl VERNAY Team Mulsanne Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR 8 2:06.952 1.287
10 17 Nathanaël BERTHON Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport Audi RS3 LMS TCR 8 2:06.998 1.333
11 55 Bence BOLDIZS Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición 8 2:07.478 1.813
12 8 Luca ENGSTLER Engstler Hyundai N Liqui Moly Racing Team Hyundai i30 N TCR 8 2:07.588 1.923
13 30 Gabriele TARQUINI BRC Hyundai N LUKOIL Squadra Corse Hyundai i30 N TCR 7 2:07.652 1.987
14 11 Thed BJÖRK Cyan Performance Lynk & Co 03 TCR 8 2:07.689 2.024
15 1 Norbert MICHELISZ BRC Hyundai N LUKOIL Squadra Corse Hyundai i30 N TCR 8 2:07.799 2.134
16 25 Luca FILIPPI Team Mulsanne Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce TCR 6 2:08.015 2.350
17 31 Tom CORONEL Comtoyou DHL Team Audi Sport Audi RS3 LMS TCR 8 2:08.048 2.383
18 28 José Manuel SAPAG Target Competition Hyundai i30 N TCR 8 2:09.376 3.711
19 97 Nicolas GRUBER Engstler Hyundai N Liqui Moly Racing Team Hyundai i30 N TCR 7 2:09.795 4.130
20 99 Gábor KISMARTY-LECHNER Zengő Motorsport CUPRA Leon Competición 8 2:10.360 4.695
21 16 Gilles MAGNUS Comtoyou Racing Audi RS3 LMS TCR 8 Disallowed N/A
22 34 Aurélien COMTE Vuković Motorsport Renault Mégane RS TCR 8 Disallowed N/A
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