The recent domination of Colin Turkington's rear-wheel-drive WSR-run BMW in the British Touring Car Championship has rekindled the heated debate about the relative strengths of RWD and FWD.
Some key figures - including Jason Plato - have called for the RWD machines to be pegged back, but others have pointed to different track characteristics to argue there should be no knee-jerk reactions.
Turkington's BMW 125i M Sport qualified on pole and took doubles at both Oulton Park and Croft. Series organisers introduced a longer first gear for the RWD BMWs and Audis ahead of the Croft round, designed to negate the layout's inherent traction advantage at the start, but do not currently plan any further changes.
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