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.
Qualifying: Saturday 4th June at, 3.15pm ITV.com
Race Day Live: Sunday 5th April, 11.15am ITV4
Highlights: Saturday 11th June, 1.25pm ITV4;
Wednesday 15th April, midnight ITV
Rob Collard left Thruxton leading the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship for the first time in his career, but at the start of the weekend Louise Goodman caught up with the Hampshire driver, and sons Ricky and Jordan to talk about racing as a family.
Motorbase Performance has scored a second win of the day as Mat Jackson followed up Andrew Jordan’s race two success with his own impressive display in the Thruxton finale.
Andrew Jordan has joined a list of seven different race winners from the opening eight BTCC races in the 2016 season, after the Pirtek Racing driver produced an impressive drive at Thruxton.