Rob Austin1981-02-01 (age 38)
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The new HMS Racing Alfa Romeo Giulietta of Rob Austin topped the times at the official pre-season test session at Donington Park ahead of next weekend’s opening meeting of the British Touring Car Championship.
Rob Austin took victory in the final BTCC race of the season at Brands Hatch as newly-crowned champion Ash Sutton capped off his campaign with a third-place finish.
Subaru driver Colin Turkington took a dominant lights-to-flag win in the first race of the final BTCC weekend at Brands Hatch, closing to within 20 points of the series lead with two races to go.
Rob Austin Racing will no longer run in the BTCC in 2016, having merged with Simon Belcher's Handy Motorsport operation to run a Toyota Avensis for Rob Austin.
Matt Neal took his second BTCC win of 2015 in the final race of the day at Donington, fending off Andrew Jordan in the closing laps after the pair emerged from a frenetic multi-car lead tussle.
A commanding drive from Colin Turkington gave Team BMR back-to-back wins in the second BTCC race at Donington, as Matt Neal and Adam Morgan completed the podium after surviving an entertaining scrap.
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.
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.
Honda took the opportunity to test the new car at Brands Hatch.