Eaves on Maiden BTCC Pole

Dan Eaves upstaged the battle between Team Halfords teammate Matt Neal and Vauxhall's Yvan Muller for the British Touring Car Championship title on Saturday by claiming pole position for the series finale at Brands Hatch

Eaves on Maiden BTCC Pole

The Briton broke the qualifying lap record with a best lap of one minute 32.586 seconds in his Honda to secure the first pole of his BTCC career.

Vauxhall's Gavin Smith will line-up alongside Eaves on the front row with Muller setting the third fastest time - two places ahead of championship leader Neal.

Pos  Driver            Car                   Time               Laps
 1.  Dan Eaves         Honda Integra         1:32.586            15
 2.  Gavin Smith       Vauxhall Astra Sport  1:32.986 +  0.400   17
 3.  Yvan Muller       Vauxhall Astra Sport  1:33.040 +  0.454   13
 4.  Jason Plato       SEAT Toledo Cupra     1:33.161 +  0.575   18
 5.  Gareth Howell     Honda Integra         1:33.194 +  0.608   10
 6.  Matt Neal         Honda Integra         1:33.206 +  0.620   14
 7.  Rob Collard       MG ZS                 1:33.291 +  0.705   18
 8.  Colin Turkington  Vauxhall Astra Sport  1:33.382 +  0.796   14
 9.  Luke Hines        SEAT Toledo Cupra     1:34.437 +  1.851   12
10.  James Kaye        Honda Civic Type-R    1:34.782 +  2.196    5
11.  James Pickford    SEAT Toledo Cupra     1:36.037 +  3.451    7
12.  Richard Williams  Lexus IS200           1:36.290 +  3.704   11
13.  Jason Hughes      MG ZS                 1:36.416 +  3.830   14
14.  Ian Curley        Lexus IS200           1:36.563 +  3.977   15
15.  Andy Neate        Vauxhall Astra Coupe  1:36.917 +  4.331    5
16.  Mark Proctor      Vauxhall Astra Coupe  2:04.092 + 31.506    4

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