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Tom Coronel has renamed Marrakech ‘Marracrash’ following a torrid FIA World Touring Car Championship weekend in the North African sunshine.

Mehdi Bennani achieved his aim of a podium appearance during his home round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship – even though it wasn’t quite the top-three he craved.

Mikhail Kozlovskiy has apologised to team-mate Rob Huff for this opening-lap smash that put them both out of the second Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco.

Honda scored more FIA World Touring Car Championship points in Morocco today as its factory team bid farewell to the older-specification Civic WTCC ahead of the revamped version taking to the track in Hungary next month.

José María López, Yvan Muller, Ma Qing Hua, Sébastien Loeb, Mehdi Bennani and Tom Chilton attended the post-race press conference for Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco. A transcript follows.

WTCC champion José María López and four-time title winner Yvan Muller were the street heroes of Marrakech today with the Citroën Racing aces coming out on top of two thrilling contests that formed Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco, rounds three and four of the 2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship.

Yvan Muller overcame an opening lap mistake to fend off Citroën team-mate Sébastien Loeb for his first victory of 2015 in the second Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco.

WTCC champion José María López has won the first Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco with Citroën team-mates Ma Qing Hua and Sébastien Loeb completing the top three following an intense contest on the streets of Marrakech.

Top Serbian driver Dušan Borković won’t take part in either Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco.

Mikhail Kozlovskiy is racing again in the FIA World Touring Car Championship after he was forced to miss the opening rounds in Argentina last month.

Tom Coronel got a lift he could have done without during qualifying for Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco.

It’s ‘catch me if you can time’ in Marrakech with José María López continuing to set the pace by topping the Eurodatacar WTCC Race of Morocco Free Practice 2 times.