Jason Plato

Plato penalised after race 3

Jason Plato received a double penalty after the stewards judged him the guilty party in two incidents during the third of three races at Snetterton.

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Plato took the lead of the race from reverse grid-winner Chris Smiley on the first lap, but was under constant pressure from a chasing pack, led by his former Subaru team mate Ash Sutton.

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Plato back in a Vauxhall as he signs for Power Maxed Racing

Eighteen years after winning his first BTCC title with Vauxhall, Jason Plato will be back behind the wheel of an Astra this season.

Plato will be joining the squad for his 21st year in the championship. The Oxford based star has won more races than any other driver in the history of the BTCC with 97 wins and has been in contention to win the title on finals day as many as 9 times out of the last 15.

BTCC veteran Plato returns in bid for century

Jason Plato will return to the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship this season, attempting to be the first driver in history to win 100 races.

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Plato, who made his debut in 1997, currently has 96 victories to his name, just four short of his Century. The 50 year old also has two drivers' championship titles to his name, the most recent in 2010.

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.

BTCC boss Gow hits back at Plato engine comments

BTCC boss Alan Gow has hit back at Jason Plato after the veteran driver complained that the championship was unfairly holding back his Subaru's performance.

Gow "astounded" by Plato moaning.

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In an interview with ITV's Louise Goodman, Plato claimed the championship's engine equivalency process was hampering Subaru's development.