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Hyundai's Norbert Michelisz stole a march on his World Touring Car Cup title rivals by claiming both qualifying pole positions ahead of the final round of the season at Sepang.
South Korean venue Inje Speedium is a surprise final addition to the World Touring Car Cup calendar for 2020.
SUPER GT stalwart Joao Paulo de Oliveira will make a wildcard appearance in the final round of the 2019 World Touring Car Cup season at Sepang this month.
Volkswagen will end its factory support of all programmes using internal combustion engines after implementing a motorsport strategy focused on electric mobility.
Yvan Muller controlled the opening Macau Guia Race, as Andy Priaulx was denied a first podium since his return to World Touring Cars when Cyan Racing implemented team orders.
Johan Kristoffersson stormed to his second World Touring Car Cup victory in the final race at Suzuka, after Norbert Michelisz had briefly moved into the points lead by winning Race 2.
Honda driver Esteban Guerrieri moved back into the World Touring Car Cup points lead with victory in the opening race at Suzuka, while Andy Priaulx was left fuming after being taken out by Nicky Catsburg.
Yvan Muller claimed his second World Touring Car Cup victory of the Ningbo weekend in an attritional final race to thrust himself into title contention.
Hyundai's Norbert Michelisz moved into the World Touring Car Cup points lead with his third victory of the season in a wild second race at Ningbo.
Tech 3 KTM MotoGP rider Hafizh Syahrin will contest the FIA World Touring Car Cup season finale in Malaysia in December.
Tiago Monteiro says he started to lose focus in an "emotional" final few laps of his WTCR victory in the final race of the Vila Real weekend.