Plato at the front in a wet second session at Oulton Park

BTCC action (photo by Marc Waller)Jason Plato was on top for second practice at Oulton park which was again held on a wet track following further heavy rain.


The MG KX Clubcard Fuelsave driver was just over four tenths of a second quicker than session one pacesetter Colin Turkington in his Ebay Motors BMW and Triple Eight have clearly overcome their wet setup issues of previous seasons. Rob Collard was again right behind his team mate in third, just Five hundredths of a second off Turkington’s time.

Alain Menu took fourth in his Chrome Edition Restart racing VW CC and will be hoping to remain on front running pace for qualifying. Two MG’s were next, Plato’s team mate Sam Tordoff ahead of Marc Hyne’s in the Quantel Bifold car (also run by Triple 8). The third of the three Ebay drivers, Nick Foster was this time closer to his team mates taking seventh place in the standings. Andrew Jordan was the fastest Honda in Eighth, a tenth ahead of menu’s team mate Aron Smith. Rounding out the top ten was Honda Yuasa Racing’s Gordon Shedden, just ahead of team mate Matt Neal. AMD Tuuning’s Dave Newsham was the fastest Ford Focus in Twelfth, just ahead of a disappointed Rob Austin in Thirteenth, some way off his first session position. His team mate Hunter Abbott again had no luck, managing only four laps this time. Ollie Jackson is yet to take to the track today after problems with his newly rebuilt Proton after it’s big crash at Thruxton.

Full times can be found on TSL Timing;    By Marc Waller

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