Tordoff takes Thruxton pole

Sam Tordoff claimed pole position during today’s Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship qualifying session at Thruxton, a feat he previously achieved at the same circuit earlier this season.

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Tordoff took top spot when Britain’s premier motorsport series visited Thruxton back in May, and the Yorkshireman proved that he’s fast becoming a Hampshire speedbowl specialist by repeating the trick this afternoon.

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.