BMR Subaru team accepts BTCC technical measures are "accurate"

The Subaru BMR team has weighed in on the row over the BTCC's technical regulations, after its driver Jason Plato accused championship bosses of unfairly restricting the team's cars.

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Plato made his comments in an ITV interview at Knockhill two weeks ago, but was quickly rebuffed by Series Director Alan Gow., who said the team had actually been given special dispensation to change the homolgation of its inlet manifold.

Experienced trio prevail at Knockhill

Jason Plato and Matt Neal showed their younger rivals the way at Knockhill.

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Jason Plato and Matt Neal showed their younger rivals the way with a Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship win apiece at Knockhill, before Mat Jackson scored his fourth victory of the season in the final race.

BTCC on ITV

Here's when and where to watch all the action from Knockhill this weekend:

Qualifying

  • Qualifying is live on itv.com on Saturday afternoon at 3.45pm

Live

  • Our live raceday coverage is on ITV4, ITV4HD and itv.com on Sunday from 11am

Highlights

  • Saturday 20th August 4pm, ITV4
  • Sunday 21st August 6.40am, ITV4
  • Wednesday 24th August 11.40pm, ITV

Newsham in at PowerMaxed as fatherhood looms for Fletcher

Power Maxed Racing has confirmed that Dave Newsham will be standing in for Kelvin Fletcher at Knockhill this weekend as Fletcher is expecting the birth of his first child.

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Newsham will compete in rounds 19, 20 and 21 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship on home soil north of the border, driving Fletcher's PMR Chevrolet Cruze ahead of the latter's return at Rockingham at the end of August.