Campos Chevrolet driver Hugo Valente set the fastest time in free practice for round two of the World Touring Car championship at Paul Ricard
Privateer-run, RML-built, Chevrolet Cruze TC1s occupied the top two positions in Saturday's faster second practice session.
Fresh from his maiden WTCC podium in Marrakech last weekend, Valente's quickest time of 1m30.673s edged out the singleton ROAL Motorsport entry of Tom Chilton by 0.129 seconds.
Valente had also flown in the morning, when he was second fastest behind Sebastien Loeb, and 0.002s ahead of championship leader Jose Maria Lopez in third.
It would have been a Cruze top-three sweep in practice two had Tiago Monteiro not shot up from 11th to third in the final two minutes of the half-hour session. The factory Honda driver displaced Valente's team-mate Dusan Borkovic.
Reigning WTCC champion Yvan Muller bounced back from a troubled first session to finish as lead Citroen in fifth.
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