Huff pips Muller in second WTCC practice at Oschersleben

Rob Huff edged out Chevrolet team-mate Yvan Muller in the final practice session at Oschersleben, producing a last-gasp effort to snatch top spot in the final minute of the session

Huff pips Muller in second WTCC practice at Oschersleben

Having led for much of the session, Muller was spurred into a late attack of his own as a superb lap from Polestar Racing's Robert Dahlgren put the Volvo C30 at the head of the field, 0.076 seconds clear of Muller.

The Frenchman's response was immediate as he shaved almost two tenths from his personal best to move back into first, but Huff had already set a personal best in sector one and with 38s still on the clock he posted a 1m34.741s - leaving him more than three tenths clear of Muller and the rest of the field.

Alain Menu in the third Chevrolet Cruze also improved at the death but could not better Dahlgren's time, leaving the Frenchman fourth fastest.

ROAL Motorsport's Tom Coronel topped the session after the first six minutes, but dropped slightly and was edged out by SUNRED's Michel Nykjaer in the battle for fifth. As was the case in first practice, both drivers finished more than 1s off the ultimate pace.

Engstler duo Franz Engstler and Kristian Poulsen were split by SUNRED's Gabriele Tarquini - whose engine was changed ahead of this weekend - in the fight for seventh. Bamboo Engineering's Darryl O'Young meanwhile rounded out the top 10.

Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap 1. Rob Huff Chevrolet 1m34.741s 2. Yvan Muller Chevrolet 1m35.055s + 0.314s 3. Robert Dahlgren Polestar Volvo 1m35.152s + 0.411s 4. Alain Menu Chevrolet 1m35.202s + 0.461s 5. Michel Nykjaer SUNRED SEAT 1m35.969s + 1.228s 6. Tom Coronel ROAL BMW 1m36.266s + 1.525s 7. Franz Engstler Engstler BMW 1m36.486s + 1.745s 8. Gabriele Tarquini SUNRED SEAT 1m36.497s + 1.756s 9. Kristian Poulsen Engstler BMW 1m36.509s + 1.768s 10. Darryl O'Young Bamboo Chevrolet 1m36.542s + 1.801s 11. Pepe Oriola SUNRED SEAT 1m36.708s + 1.967s 12. Tiago Monteiro SUNRED SEAT  1m36.818s + 2.077s 13. Norbert Michelisz Zengo BMW 1m36.852s + 2.111s 14. Mehdi Bennani Proteam BMW 1m37.080s + 2.339s 15. Javier Villa Proteam BMW 1m37.196s + 2.455s 16. Fredy Barth SUNRED SEAT 1m37.433s + 2.692s 17. Yukinori Taniguchi Bamboo Chevrolet 1m37.965s + 3.224s 18. Aleksei Dudukalo SUNRED SEAT 1m38.912s + 4.171s 19. Ibrahim Okyay Borusan BMW 1m39.424s + 4.683s 20. Fabio Fabiani Proteam BMW 1m43.541s + 8.800s 21. Stefano D'Aste Wiechers BMW 
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