WTCC - Menu wins race one in Shanghai, Muller retires

Reigning champion Yvan Muller was forced to retire, while Chevrolet team-mates Alain Menu and Rob Huff finished first and second in race one in Shanghai.

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Alain Menu (WTCC)

Muller was forced out of the race after an incident at the start, to give Huff a 16-point lead in the championship, while Menu is third only a further 12 points adrift.

Stefano D’Aste completed the top three and claimed a crucial win in the Yokohama Trophy, as he closed the gap to Norbert Michelisz and Pepe Oriola, who both remain scoreless.

Tom Coronel and Gabriele Tarquini fought for fourth place and finished in the order, while Tom Boardman achieved a brilliant sixth.

Tiago Monteiro was seventh with Colin Turkington, who recovered after the collision at the start, in eighth.

Albert Cerqui and Fredy Barth rounded off the top 10.

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