Colin Turkington took an even more dominant win from his team mate Rob Collard.
They were aided by Rob Austin who made a brilliant start off the line to take third place. This held up Jason Plato and the following cars, enabling the Ebay cars to break away. A Safety car caused by a crash for Dave Newsham closed the gap again but after the restart they again pulled away.
Rob Austin was a popular third place with the crowd around the podium swelling considerably! Jason Plato took fourth. Gordon Shedden took fifth, he was again the sole driver keeping Honda at the front with Matt Neal again out of the top ten in twelfth. Mat Jackson was sixth and the best of the Ford Focus. Giovanardi in the other Focus was spun off by Alain Menu early in the race and although he rejoined, he was left down in twenty first place by the end. Tom Ingram was seventh and is looking stronger all the time, race three will be a good chance for him to get a great result for the team. Aron Smith took eighth and the resulting draw for the reverse grid, sees him take pole with Ingram alongside.
Sam Tordoff was ninth after a solid race although he is still unable to get up with team mate Plato this weekend. Completing the top ten was Alain Menu with the VW CC’s of him and Aron Smith looking stronger as the weekend goes on.
Glyn Geddie had a shunt late in the race after a collision with Lea Wood saw the Untied Autosport Avensis driver in the barriers before Deer leap. He was able to recover without the safety car being needed.
The full results, as always, can be found on TSL Timing; By Marc Waller