Reigning champion Colin Turkington took pole position for Sunday's opening BTCC race at Donington, beating Gordon Shedden and Jason Plato in a late qualifying showdown.
Gordon Shedden has praised the efforts of the factory Honda BTCC team following an unexpectedly strong debut race meeting for the brand new Civic Type-R, which took two out of a possible three wins last weekend at Brands Hatch.
Gordon Shedden gave the new Honda Civic Type-R its first BTCC victory in the second race at Brands Hatch, beating Andy Priaulx by just four hundredths of a second as Jason Plato retired from a dominant lead with a late puncture.
Rob Austin and Hunter Abbott achieved five out of a possible six points-scoring results at Brands Hatch.
In qualifying for tomorrow's Brands Hatch race, Rob Austin and Hunter Abbott found themselves repeatedly held up by slower cars.
Triple Eight Racing is primed for victory at the opening rounds of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
New Honda Civic Type R to do BTCC battle at Brands
During his first track appearance of the year, Simon Belcher enjoyed a trouble-free run...
The experience of being part of the all-action championship for the first time has left Belcher craving much more for 2015.