Huff takes first pole of 2010 at Brno

Rob Huff claimed his first pole position of the World Touring Car season at Brno on Saturday

Huff takes first pole of 2010 at Brno

The Chevrolet driver hooked up his lone effort in Q2 to set a time three tenths of a second quicker than anyone else.

He will be looking to convert that pole into a first victory of the year tomorrow with team-mate and championship leader Yvan Muller starting just eighth.

Gabriele Tarquini will join Huff on the front row after lapping just 0.007s quicker than Colin Turkington's BMW, with Augusto Farfus just another half a tenth back in fourth.

Alain Menu will share the third row with Norbert Michelisz, with the SEATs of Tom Coronel and Jordi Gene sandwiching Muller, and Michel Nyjaer completing the top 10.

Andy Priaulx and Tiago Monteiro were knocked out in Q1, as neither set a quick enough time either side of a mid-session red flag caused by Fabio Fabiani's spin into the gravel.

Pos Driver Car Q1 Q2 1. Rob Huff Chevrolet 2m10.611s 2m10.860s 2. Gabriele Tarquini SEAT 2m10.666s 2m11.198s 3. Colin Turkington BMW 2m11.179s 2m11.205s 4. Augusto Farfus BMW 2m11.111s 2m11.260s 5. Alain Menu Chevrolet 2m10.678s 2m11.360s 6. Norbert Michelisz SEAT 2m11.601s 2m11.436s 7. Tom Coronel SEAT 2m11.498s 2m11.528s 8. Yvan Muller Chevrolet 2m10.885s 2m11.542s 9. Jordi Gene SEAT 2m11.009s 2m11.745s 10. Michel Nykjaer SEAT 2m11.750s 2m11.826s 11. Andy Priaulx BMW 2m11.761s 12. Kristian Poulsen BMW 2m11.798s 13. Sergio Hernandez BMW 2m11.833s 14. Tiago Monteiro SEAT 2m11.994s 15. Darryl O'Young Chevrolet 2m12.093s 16. Fredy Barth SEAT 2m12.180s 17. Mehdi Bennani BMW 2m12.496s 18. Stefano D'Aste BMW 2m12.617s 19. Franz Engstler BMW 2m12.658s 20. Harry Vaulkhard Chevrolet 2m13.007s 21. Andrey Romanov BMW 2m13.989s 22. Fabio Fabiani BMW 2m19.110s 
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