Norbert Michelisz and his M1RA Honda Civic were fastest after Practice 1 from the Hungaroring by setting a time of 1:54.133 in his TCR International debut. Pepe Oriola finished with a second best time of 1:54.864, a whopping seven-tenths slower than rival Michelisz. Frederic Vervisch’s Cometoyou Racing Audi RS3 LMS ended up third with Atila Tassi fourth in the second of three M1RA Hondas.
Mat’o Homola finished in fifth followed by Gianni Morbidelli, James Nash, Giacomo Altoe, Dusan Borkovic, Roberto Colciago and Duncan Ende. Championship leader Stefano Comini could only muster 14th.
Free practice 2 will start tomorrow at 12:15 with qualifying starting at 16:50 local time.