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
Scotsman claims pole for Honda after edging out Toyota of Frank Wrathall.
The 2012 British Touring Car champion stun the crowd with a final burst of power to earn the Donington pole.
The BTCC drivers and teams will take on the challenge of Donington Park for three separate races. Who will leave with the points haul?
Bumper BTCC grid gears up for season opener
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.
Pirtek Racing leads the way ahead of Jason Plato and Gordon Shedden
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.
Thirty-two cars confirmed for this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.