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BTCC Silverstone: Ingram closes points gap with Sutton with victory

The result, combined with Jack Hill’s fourth place, means the top three go into the final round at Brands Hatch, just seven points apart, with Sutton five points ahead of Hill and Ingram in second place Three, the other two points back.

Ingram started his Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 N from fourth, but found himself in the lead on a tumultuous opening lap.

Polesitter Josh Cook didn’t get his BTC Racing Honda Civic Type R as good as Dan Cammish off the line from the front row in his Motorbase Performance Ford Focus.

Cook moves defense, but seems to misjudge Ford’s position – two delayed touches between Kamish and Cook bouncing towards Adam Morgan’s Ciceley Motorsport BMW 330e M Sport, Morgan The collision was narrowly avoided.

Lancasters couldn’t do that into Becketts – when they got to the corner he locked and nudged Cook, sending both off and a jubilant Ingra M is ahead.

These events also saw Sutton, who was 5th, move up to 2nd in his Ford base, while Rory Butcher, who started 7th in his Speedworks Promoted to 3rd in Motorsport Toyota Corolla.

The rest of the race was all about these three, interrupted by two safety cars.

Stephen Jelley, Team BMW BMW 330e M Sport

Stephen Jelley, Team BMW BMW 330e M Sport

Photo: JEP/Motorsport Images

With six laps to go, Ingram widened the gap to Sutton by more than a second and eventually passed in 1.539 seconds finish line.

“We really need that,” Ingram said. “The first two games are points, but not enough points, so it’s good to win in the last game.

“Just like Moses – the sea separates us! We need a little luck, but I’m very happy to get it done. “

While it was a parade in the front row, Hill provided many race highlights as he recovered from a start-lap event.

West Surrey Racing The BMW 330e M Sport had the worst performance of the three races into Brookland, side by side with Morgan and Gordon Shedden, where the Scottish team-powered Honda – huddled in the middle – inadvertently rammed Hill outside.

This dropped Hill to No. 11, however, once he got past defensive guru Ollie Jackson, he started chasing the leading contender.

One by one he picked Tom Chilton, then Cook, then Kamish, took bonus points for the fastest lap all the way.

This places Hill in fourth place, although he can’t claim any better With more positions, he had already closed the gap to the leading trio by the end.

Cook held off Tom Chilton (Excelr8 Hyundai) after Kamish in fifth ) and Shedden finished sixth.

Jackson, the driver of his Ford base at the wheel, somehow left most of the rest of the race behind him as he desperately held on to the Aron Taylor-Smith (Hard Cupra) was ninth.

Colin Turkington, Team BMW BMW 330e M Sport

Photo: JEP / Motorsport Images

Colin Turkington’s WSR BMW belongs to This group. The four-time champion suffered an accident at Becketts early in the race that saw Morgan out of the race with a spin and a puncture, and Ash Hand and Ricky Collard acted as collateral damage for the safety car.

Turkington recovered to 11th, but lost to Dan Lloyd on the final lap to 12th and is now 27 points behind Brands Hatch.

BTCC Silverstone – Match 3 Results

Colin Turkington, Team BMW BMW 330e M Sport

Carat driver Car Engine

Number of turns

gap 1

Tom Ingram

modern twenty four


2 Ash Sutton FORD twenty four 26’36.023 1.539


Rory Butcher TOYOTA/TOCA twenty four 26’36.556



Jack Hill BMW twenty four



5 Dan Kamish Ford

twenty four
26’39.208 4.724 6

Josh Cook H ANDA/TOCA twenty four 26’43.078 8.594 7 Tom Chilton modern twenty four26’43.408 8.924 8 Gordon Shedden Honda

twenty four 26’44.164

9.680 ) 9

Ollie Jackson )Ford

twenty four 26’48.481

13.997 10 Árón T.-Smith Cupra/TOCA twenty four 26’48.942 14.458 11

Dan Lloyd

Modern twenty four 26’49.131 14.647 12 Colin Turkinton

BMW twenty four




) Stephen Jerry BMW twenty four 26’49.486 15.002 14 Bobby · Thompson Cupra/TOCA twenty four 26’49.867 15.383 15 Jason Plato HONDA/TOCA

twenty four


16 George Gamble


twenty four

26’50.434 15.950 17

Dexter Patterson

INFINITI/TOCA twenty four 26’51.017 16.533


Dan Roberton


twenty four 26’51.449 16.965
Jake Battle


twenty four 26’51.567 17.083 20

Michael Chris


twenty four 26’51.818 17.334

twenty one Sam Osborn FORD twenty four


17.527 twenty two

Rick Parfit


twenty four 26’55.563

twenty three Jed Edwards HONDA/TOCA

twenty three

26’57.364 1 lap/22.880 (twenty four) Will Powell

Cupra/TOCA twenty one



(twenty one) Nicholas Hamilton





(25) Adam Morgan

BMW 5 5’59.857 retire (17)

Ricky Collard

Toyota/ TOCA 4


retire (19) Grey Hand Vauxhall/TOCA

4 4’04.246

retire Aiden Moffat Infiniti/TOCA 0

– retire



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