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Tiago Monteiro on the podium after two spectacular races in Hungary

Weather conditions were a main factor in this weekend's round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, which took place on the Hungaroring Circuit in Hungary with heavy rain complicating the lives of drivers and their teams. Tiago Monteiro finished 12th in the first race, but did even better than limiting the damage in the main race by crossing the line in third place after a complex and demanding race.

Tiago Monteiro wins in Slovakia and takes championship lead

Tiago Monteiro reached the ambitious goals he set for himself in Slovakia, scene of the 3rd and 4th races of the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC. The Honda Civic # 18 driver secured the victory he was hoping for in the first race of the weekend. In the second, he came close to taking the double, crossing the finish line in second place, just 0.7 seconds behind the winner.

Brilliant start for Tiago Monteiro in France gets him his first podium of the season for the Portuguese driver

Tiago Monteiro had the best start to a WTCC season ever this weekend! The Portuguese driver was one of the main protagonists at the Paul Ricard circuit in France in the opening two races of the 2016 championship: fourth and second in two highly disputed events with plenty of action and incidents. Furthermore, he was consistently one of the fastest drivers on track all weekend and now sits in second place in the drivers' championship battle.