Reigning world champion Gabriele Tarquini topped the time sheets in the final practice session ahead of the first WTCC qualifying sessions of 2010 at Curitiba.

Tarquini set the fastest time of 1m24.664s beating local hero Augusto Farfus to top time after the Brazilian had dominated the previous practice and yesterday’s test.

Farfus and Priaulx lead the best of the rest ahead of the three Chevrolet’s of Muller, Huff and Menu.

Tom Coronel lead three Seat’s with Gene and Monteiro rounding out the top nine.

Franz Engstler finished the session an overall tenth place as he lead the Independent teams.

WTCC debutant Harry Vaulkhard only managed a handful of laps with the team working hard to fix the car after a heavy crash in the first practice session.

POS NO CL DRIVER NAT CAR TIME LAPS GAP KPH
1 1 Gabriele TARQUINI ITA SEAT Leon TDI 1:24.664 14 157.11
2 10 Augusto FARFUS BRA BMW 320si 1:24.713 16 0.049 157.02
3 11 Andy PRIAULX GBR BMW 320si 1:24.798 18 0.134 156.86
4 6 Yvan MULLER FRA Chevrolet Cruze 1:24.948 13 0.284 156.59
5 7 Robert HUFF GBR Chevrolet Cruze 1:24.967 13 0.303 156.55
6 8 Alain MENU SUI Chevrolet Cruze 1:25.069 11 0.405 156.36
7 2 Tom CORONEL NED SEAT Leon TDI 1:25.198 17 0.534 156.13
8 4 Jordi GENE ESP SEAT Leon TDI 1:25.228 10 0.564 156.07
9 3 Tiago MONTEIRO POR SEAT Leon TDI 1:25.383 15 0.719 155.79
10 15 I Franz ENGSTLER GER BMW 320si 1:25.539 14 0.875 155.50
11 5 Norbert MICHELISZ HUN SEAT Leon TDI 1:25.572 15 0.908 155.44
12 21 I Mehdi BENNANI MAR BMW 320si 1:25.859 18 1.195 154.92
13 17 Michel NYKJAER DEN SEAT Leon TDI 1:25.918 14 1.254 154.82
14 25 I Sergio HERNANDEZ ESP BMW 320si 1:26.124 16 1.460 154.45
15 20 I Darryl O’YOUNG HKG Chevrolet Lacetti 1:26.234 17 1.570 154.25
16 26 I Stefano D’ASTE ITA BMW 320si 1:26.314 17 1.650 154.11
17 18 Fredy BARTH SUI SEAT Leon TDI 1:26.517 17 1.853 153.75
18 19 I Harry VAULKHARD GBR Chevrolet Lacetti 1:28.202 5 3.538 150.81
19 16 I Andrei ROMANOV RUS BMW 320si 1:28.886 13 4.222 149.65