Michelisz, Tarquini, Farfus, Girolami and Haglof have all received penalties for a misdemeanour in Free Practice Two.
Yvan Muller took pole position for the opening WTCR race this weekend, while his team-mates struggled to match the veteran’s pace.
Attila Tassi scored a breakthrough pole position, while Tiago Monteiro found a resurgence in form in qualifying at Vila Real.
Norbert Michelisz took a dominant lights to flag victory in the first WTCR race of the weekend.
Norbert Michelisz went fastest in qualifying to secure pole position for the opening WTCR race of the weekend.
The former World Rallycross champion made his mark in touring cars with victory at the Green Hell.
Thed Bjork won his second race of the weekend at Zandvoort, much to the discontent of Cyan Racing team-mate, Yann Ehrlacher.
Despite the controversy surrounding Lynk & Co’s Balance of Performance adjustments this weekend, the Chinese brand remains the quickest car around Zandvoort.
The Cyan Racing Lynk & Co quartet were the fastest cars in qualifying, however they’ve paid the price with an immediate balance of performance downgrade.
SMP Racing showed strong pace in the first practice session of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, topping the timing sheets. But it was Toyota Gazoo Racing back in front when the rain fell for free practice two.
Nestor Girolami doubled up with his second race victory of the season, beating pole-sitter Jean-Karl Vernay.
After dominating the WTCR Race of Morocco last year, Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing had to work hard to stay with the opposition in the opening races of the new WTCR season.
Yvan Muller dropped out of the lead with a steering fault, but Lynk & Co still took victory as Thed Bjork picked up the pieces.
Thed Bjork finished in 2nd place, sandwiched in-between the Argentine Munnich Motorsport team-mates, Esteban Guerrieri and Nestor Girolami.