Alex MacDowall makes it a Chevrolet 1-2 in second practice at Snetterton

Alex MacDowall led a works Chevrolet one-two in the second British Touring Car free practice session at Snetterton this afternoon

Alex MacDowall makes it a Chevrolet 1-2 in second practice at Snetterton

Arena Motorsport's Tom Chilton set the pace early on with his Ford Focus before Jason Plato moved to the top of the timesheets with several quick laps in his works Chevy Cruze.

A 1m59.063s effort in the last few minutes seemed to have secured Plato's position, but MacDowall pipped him by 0.038 seconds as the chequered flag flew.

James Nash was third, and best turbo, in his Triple 8 Vauxhall Vectra, 0.3s slower than MacDowall.

Matt Neal's Honda was another car to try a late run and he ended up fourth, demoting Chilton's earlier effort to fifth.

Gordon Shedden's Honda completed the top six, ahead of Andrew Jordan's Eurotech Vectra, while Martin Byford continued his fine form in the AmD Milltek VW Golf with 10th.

 Pos Driver Team/Car Time Gap 1. Alex MacDowall Chevrolet 1m59.025s 2. Jason Plato Chevrolet 1m59.063s + 0.038s 3. James Nash Triple 8 Vauxhall 1m59.336s + 0.311s 4. Matt Neal Honda 1m59.485s + 0.460s 5. Tom Chilton Arena Ford 1m59.491s + 0.466s 6. Gordon Shedden Honda 1m59.594s + 0.569s 7. Andrew Jordan Eurotech Vauxhall 1m59.739s + 0.714s 8. Tom Boardman Special Tuning SEAT 1m59.985s + 0.960s 9. Mat Jackson Motorbase Ford 2m00.030s + 1.005s 10. Martyn Byford AmD Milltek Volkswagen 2m00.078s + 1.053s 11. Dave Newsham Special Tuning SEAT 2m00.079s + 1.054s 12. Jeff Smith Eurotech Vauxhall 2m00.190s + 1.165s 13. Rob Collard WSR BMW 2m00.288s + 1.263s 14. Tom Onslow-Cole Arena Ford 2m00.517s + 1.492s 15. Frank Wrathall Dynojet Toyota 2m00.544s + 1.519s 16. Paul O'Neill Tech-Speed Chevrolet 2m00.988s + 1.963s 17. Nick Foster WSR BMW 2m01.273s + 2.248s 18. Tony Gilham Triple 8 Vauxhall 2m01.304s + 2.279s 19. Andy Neate Arena Ford 2m01.639s + 2.614s 20. John George Tech-Speed Chevrolet 2m01.925s + 2.900s 21. Rob Austin Austin Audi 2m02.004s + 2.979s 22. Liam Griffin Motorbase Ford 2m02.982s + 3.957s 23. Lea Wood Wood Honda 2m03.559s + 4.534s 24. Daniel Welch Welch Proton 2m03.562s + 4.537s 25. Tony Hughes Speedworks Toyota 2m04.617s + 5.592s 26. Chris James ES Chevrolet no time 
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