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.
Yet another MG 1-2 in British Touring Car Championship front row; this time at Silverstone
Austin takes hugely popular maiden win. Wood earns the S2000 Jack Sears Trophy title.
eBay Motors racer wins twice before Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan claims final race victory at Knockhill
Local hero and reigning champion Gordon Shedden tops the bill as the BTCC visits Knockhill in Scotland
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.
MG KX Momentum Racing secures one-two as Sam Tordoff heads Jason Plato in qualifying at Snetterton.
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!
Robb Holland became the first American to take on the British-based touring car series last year.
Young MG racer edges out team-mate Plato at Snetterton tyre test
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.
Tony Gilham names first driver for 2013 challenge in the British Touring Car Championship. Jack Goff won the Clio Cup title this year, and his new ride will be with Team Hard racing one of the team’s New Generation spec Vauxhall Insignias.
Ambition is key aspect for Tony Gilham. The team owner plans to enter four cars at the start of the British Touring Car season, and will later add two more.
Pat Cranham, BTCC correspondent
Pat Cranham, BTCC correspondenet