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Concerns over driving standards after crashes at Snetterton circuit

There were two major crashes at the British Touring Car Championships at Snetterton. Credit: ITV Sport

Racers have expressed concern over driving standards at the British Touring Car Championships at Snetterton in Norfolk over the weekend.

The meeting overshadowed by two big crashes in the main series. And quite how an ITV cameraman escaped serious injury in one of them is quite astonishing.

The drivers regard it as the premier championship in the country

In race three Hunter Abbott's Chevrolet overturned several times before ploughing into a television gantry on the main straight. Incredibly both driver and cameraman escaped serious injury.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake

"A humbling experience" Lewis Hamilton talks about second World Championship title

Lewis Hamilton celebrating his second World Championship title Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has described becoming World Champion again as a "humbling" experience and "sweeter" than last time.

Hamilton, 29, won his second title in Abu Dhabi after finishing third to see off his nearest challenger, Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

He also admitted he thought the new double points system might have seen him miss out on the title.

At a press conference this morning he thanked all the staff back at the factory in Brackley in Northamptonshire.


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