Chevrolet's WTCC rivals get weight break ahead of Argentina

Chevrolet's World Touring Car rivals will all be at least 40 kg lighter than the Cruze for the series' forthcoming round at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina

Chevrolet's WTCC rivals get weight break ahead of Argentina

The Honda Civic, BMW 320 and SEAT Leon will all lose ballast, bringing them down to the typical base weight of 1150kg.

Chevrolet will continue to carry the maximum compensation weight of 40 kilos.

Lada meanwhile will once again run 20kg under the base weight.

Compensation weights are calculated using each make's top two drivers, and are based on lap times over the latest three rounds.

Chevrolet has triumphed in the past six consecutive races, with runaway points leader Yvan Muller, Michel Nykjaer and James Nash claiming two wins each.

SEAT's Rob Huff was the last non-Chevrolet winner, back at the Hungaroring in early May, while Honda and BMW have not prevailed since the Slovakia Ring in late April.

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