Huff takes his place on the podium again

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Rob Huff clinched a spot on the podium during the second round of the World Touring Car Championship in Slovakia at the weekend.

Starting fifth on the grid in race one, Huff was able to survive a couple of shunts from Hugo Valente to move up two positions behind Tiago Monteiro and Mehdi Bennani.

There was not such positive news in the second race of the day though, as Huff was forced to retire two laps from the end after he had slipped into a gravel trap. Nevertheless, the 36-year-old’s overall performance in the Honda at the Slovakiaring has left him fourth in the standings, 28 points adrift of leader Monteiro.

This weekend Huff will return to action for the third round of races in Hungary.

n Meanwhile, Burwell’s Oliver Jarvis endured a tough start to his 2016 World Endurance Championship campaign at Silverstone.

Jarvis, 32, had already done his stint in the #8 Audi R18 e-tron quattro when it halted due to a hybrid failure with teammate Lucas di Grassi at the wheel. It forced Jarvis’ team to retire just over two hours into a six-hour race.He will next be in action at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on May 7.