MG star fends off challenge from championship leader Colin Turkington at Silverstone
British Touring Car Championship - Unveilings, interviews and displays at the annual Autosport International Show
Jason Plato needed to score points against the Honda top teams but the final blaze set him back a bit.
On a very cold day in England, Andrew Jordan surprised his rivals by earning the first BTCC pole of 2013.
Pat Cranham, BTCC correspondent
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.
eBay Motors racer wins twice before Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan claims final race victory at Knockhill
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.
Austin takes hugely popular maiden win. Wood earns the S2000 Jack Sears Trophy title.
Matt Neal claims race 3 victory on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit for the BTCC season opening event.
Following the morning’s media day activities the track was opened up to the public for the first official test of the BTCC teams this year.
Yet another MG 1-2 in British Touring Car Championship front row; this time at Silverstone
Plato needed a victory as did Shedden at Silverstone: Plato 2, Shedden 1. Points leader Jordan has to wait for the final meeting to secure his first BTCC title.
This weekend will see one of the most eagerly awaited seasons in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championships get under way around the 1.2mile Indy circuit at Brands Hatch.
Local hero and reigning champion Gordon Shedden tops the bill as the BTCC visits Knockhill in Scotland