Team BMR Restart driver Aron Smith won his second race of the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in a quite enthralling final contest at Snetterton.
A pulsating race saw the top eight runners separated by less than 2.5 seconds after ten laps as the colourful cavalcade of cars jostled for position throughout the race.
Mat Jackson challenged Smith for the final half after the showdown, after squeezing by his Airwaves Racing team-mate Fabrizio Giovanardi, but eventually had to settle for second in his 251st BTCC race. Colin Turkington claimed a last gasp podium after Giovanardi’s Ford Focus went off on the entry to Murrays for the final time.
Jason Plato has scored his second Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship win of the day at Snetterton after getting the better of Colin Turkington in a race-long battle.
Jason Plato has claimed his second BTCC victory of the season after leading the opening race at Snetterton from start-to-finish.
Championship leader Colin Turkington extended his advantage in the standings by taking second ahead of Honda Yuasa Racing’s Matt Neal. Adam Morgan was just over a second away from scoring a maiden podium for the new-for-2014 WIX Racing Mercedes A Class as he closely followed home Neal’s Honda Civic Tourer.