Rob Huff Takes Okayama Victory

Chevrolet's Rob Huff managed to score a victory in the race one at the Okayama International Circuit today, on a very wet track. Starting third in the race, the driver managed to fight his way through the safety car and competition to claim his second win of the season.

The race started only after two laps have been completed behind the safety car. The torrential rain caused quite some serious problems behind the leading pack. Tiago Monteiro ran into Franz Engstler and Kristian Poulsen, while several others, Tom Coronel, Fredy Barth, Kevin Chen, Yoshihori Ito and Stefano D’Aste all went off the track at one point or another.

For Tiago Monteiro, the race ended on lap 1, after he was eliminated following an incident with Franz Engstler. Stefano D'Aste on the other hand was pushed into the wall by an incident between Fredy Barth and Kristian Poulsen.

Behind Huff, Andy Priaulx managed to resist the attacks of Yvan Muller, securing a British one-two at Okayama. The third position was occupied by Yvan Muller, with the top five being completed by Augusto Farfus and Norbert Michelisz.

Currently, the championship is being led by Yvan Muller, who is 22 points ahead of Andy Priaulx. Below you'll find the finishing order after the Okayama race:

Rob Huff                               Chevrolet
Andy Priaulx                          BMW
Yvan Muller                          Chevrolet
Augusto Farfus                    BMW
Norbert Michelisz                 SEAT
Colin Turkington                  BMW
Gabriele Tarquini                 SEAT
Michel Nykjaer                      SEAT
Alain Menu                           Chevrolet
Robert Dahlgren                  Volvo
Yukinori Taniguchi              Chevrolet
Darryl O'Young                    Chevrolet
Sergio Hernandez               BMW
Nobuteru Taniguchi            BMW
Franz Engstler                      BMW
Kristian Poulsen                  BMW
Mehdi Bennani                     BMW
Masataka Yanagida            BMW
Henry Ho                               BMW
Yoshihiro Ito                         BMW
Tom Coronel                        SEAT
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