Colin Turkington set an impressive qualifying pace at Croft to claim his second successive Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship pole position for Silverline Subaru BMR Racing.
Turkington – dubbed the 'King of Croft' during his West Surrey Racing days – will be looking to add to his tally of ten victories at the North Yorkshire circuit tomorrow, and he'll be quietly confident of doing so after producing a commanding performance in qualifying.
Qualifying: Saturday 18th June at, 3.55pm ITV.com
Race Day Live: Sunday 19th June, 11am ITV4
Halfords Yuasa Racing’s Matt Neal secured victory in the final BTCC race at Oulton Park, whilst Sam Tordoff claimed an impressive second to maintain the lead of the overall standings.
Tordoff leads Neal by just one point with both drivers now pulling clear of the chasing pack, after an impressive performance in the final encounter in Cheshire.
Sam Tordoff became the ninth different race winner from the opening 11 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races so far this season after delivering a commanding drive in race two at Oulton Park.
The Team JCT600 with GardX driver blasted his BMW off the line, past pole-sitter Colin Turkington, and never looked back. The unpredictability of the 2016 BTCC campaign continued as the Yorkshireman romped home to add his name to an ever-growing list of drivers to reach the top step of the rostrum. Incredibly Tordoff also now leads the standings despite only being sixth at the start of today’s action.
Colin Turkington claimed the first ever Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship victory for Subaru after producing a lights-to-flag performance in the opening contest at Oulton Park.
The double BTCC champion made a decent getaway from pole position and was able to resist the attentions of Sam Tordoff’s Team JCT600 with GardX BMW in the early running, before gradually stretching away in the latter stages.
Colin Turkington has scored Silverline Subaru BMR Racing’s first ever pole position in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship after the Ulsterman set a stunning pace at Oulton Park.