Esteban Guerrieri loses reversed grid pole for hindering Nicky Catsburg

Esteban Guerrieri has been given a three-place grid drop and one penalty point for hindering Nicky Catsburg during the second World Touring Car Cup qualifying session at Macau.

The penalty drops the Münnich Motorsport driver from the reversed grid pole position in the second race to fourth position, handing the pole to Lynk & Co Cyan Racing driver Yann Ehrlacher.

The statement from the stewards read:

“Car #86 (Guerrieri) impeded car #88 (Catsburg) in T2 and gesticulated.”

Thed Björk has been elevated to second place and Alfa Romeo driver Kevin Ceccon to third.