Tiago Monteiro believes he has now quashed all doubts about whether he could rediscover his form after a competitive World Touring Car Cup return in Marrakesh.
Thed Bjork gave the new Lynk & Co 03 car its first victory in a hectic final 23-lap World Touring Car Cup race of the season-opening Marrakesh weekend as teammate Yvan Muller retired from the lead with a car failure.
Reigning champion Gabriele Tarquini won the World Touring Car Cup's reverse-grid race at Marrakesh after pole-sitter Nicky Catsburg crashed from the lead.
Esteban Guerrieri converted pole position for the first Marrakesh World Touring Car Cup race into victory, resisting Thed Bjork's Cyan Racing Lynk & Co 03 to win the season opener.
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Yvan Muller says he rediscovered the "pleasure of driving” in 2018 after coming out of retirement to contest the FIA World Touring Car Cup.
Munnich Motorsport driver Esteban Guerrieri set the quickest time on the opening day of World Touring Car Cup testing at Barcelona.
Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 class winning team KCMG will join the World Touring Car Cup grid with Honda for 2019, and field Tiago Monteiro in his full-time return.
Ex-Volvo World Touring Car Championship driver Nestor Girolami will join Esteban Guerrieri at Honda outfit Munnich Motorsport for the 2019 World Touring Car Cup season.
Yann Ehrlacher has completed Cyan Racing's Lynk & Co World Touring Car Cup line-up for the 2019 season.
Three-time world champion Andy Priaulx has joined Cyan Racing's Lynk & Co World Touring Car Cup programme for 2019.
New World Touring Car Cup champion Gabriele Tarquini says he thought about retiring after he claimed his first world title in 2009.
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