Sam Tordoff, Tom Ingram and Aiden Moffat shared the victory spoils on a fantastic day of Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship racing at Silverstone.
Team BMW’s Colin Turkington has extended his advantage in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standings after a double podium and a fourth place finish at Knockhill, as his title rivals hit trouble on a dramatic day of action.
Adam Morgan, Ashley Sutton and Chris Smiley shared the race winning spoils at Rockingham earlier today (12 August), whilst the battle for top spot in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standings raged between Colin Turkington and Tom Ingram throughout the day.
Eurotech Racing has announced that is no longer to run the Simpson Racing Honda Civic Type R of Matt Simpson with immediate effect following the Rockingham rounds on Sunday 12th August.
Since joining Eurotech at the start of the 2018 season Simpson has shown huge improvement with a string of top ten finishes, highlighted by a stunning pole position that was converted to a win at Oulton Park, subsequently topped with a podium in race three at Rockingham.
BTC Norlin Racing’s Chris Smiley has won his first ever Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship race after a dramatic final contest at Rockingham – the Northern Irishman becomes the 12th different race winner of the season so far.
Proceedings got off to a rather bizarre start when debutant Ricky Collard’s BMW 125i M Sport broke down on the green flag and a series of race delays commenced whilst his stricken Team BMW machine was retrieved by the recovery team.
Adam Morgan has scored a maiden pole position after setting the qualifying pace for Round 19 of the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham.
"It has been a long time coming but we got there in the end!" beamed Morgan.
Incredibly, the top 28 cars were covered by less than a second around the 1.94-mile circuit whilst a number of championship challengers even failed to trouble the top ten, as the depth of talent in the BTCC again came to the fore.
Ricky Collard will make his Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship debut at Rockingham this weekend, as he deputises for his father Rob at Team BMW.
The 22-year-old from Eversley, Hampshire, will join Colin Turkington at the WSR-run team at Rockingham and the following round at Knockhill while Rob recovers from a concussion sustained as a result of two high-speed incidents at Snetterton last month.