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Niels Langeveld claims close Mugello pole position

Niels Langeveld claimed a close TCR Italy pole position at Mugello, beating Target Competition team-mate Cesare Brusa by 0.094 seconds.

Matteo Poloni was best of the non-Hyundai drivers in third position, setting a lap time that was 0.251 seconds from pole behind the wheel of his Audi RS 3 LMS.

Salvatore Tavano made it three different manufacturers in the top four, 0.291 seconds from pole for Cupra team Scuderia Griasole.

Denis Babuin was fifth fastest ahead of former WTCR driver Kevin Ceccon who claimed sixth for Aggressive Team Italia, 0.412 seconds from Langeveld.

Damiano Reduzzi (Hyundai) and Carlo Tamburini (Honda) rounded off the top eight, four and six tenths from pole respectively.

The first race of the weekend starts at 17:10 CEST on Saturday.