Sam Tordoff had a clean start from his maiden pole position to take command of race one at Snetterton to notch his first-ever British Touring Car Championship victory.
Earning his first British Touring Car Championship pole was a major accomplishment; adding to the excitement was the fact that he bested a past champion who is his own teammate!
British Touring Car Championship set for second half kick-off at the Snetterton circuit with Matt Neal holding the points lead.
Young MG racer edges out team-mate Plato at Snetterton tyre test
2009 British Touring Car champion stuns his rivals with a record breaking qualifying run to hand eBay Motors team their maiden pole position in their brand new BMW 1 series.
Jason Plato needed to score points against the Honda top teams but the final blaze set him back a bit.
Matt Neal ended his day at the fastest circuit in the UK with two victories. Defending BTCC Gordon Shedden was also a winner to give Honda the sweep at Thruxton.
Honda’s British Touring Car teams end qualifying at the fast circuit in the UK with top three! Andrew Jordan will start the first race from pole position.
Thruxton the next stop for UK's premier motor sport series. The BTCC teams prepare for their third event of 2013.
Shedden and Jordan claim a victory apiece before Turkington scores memorable win at Donington Park