Knockhill BTCC: Jordan gets win as Sutton and Ingram excluded

Subaru driver Ash Sutton and Toyota man Tom Ingram have been excluded from first and second in the second Knockhill British Touring Car Championship race, handing victory to Andrew Jordan

Knockhill BTCC: Jordan gets win as Sutton and Ingram excluded

Sutton and Ingram failed a post-race ride-height check after the soaking, rain-shortened event.

The two drivers failed a post-race ride height check after a shortened 20-lap race around the Scottish track and were booted out of the results.

Ingram was pragmatic afterwards: "The rules are black and white - they are written in a book!

"There was contact in the queue for the hairpin on the opening lap and that might have caused some damage.

"I am not sure that would have represented an performance advantage, but we will have to take it on the chin."

WSR BMW driver Jordan therefore inherited the top spot, with Josh Cook second in the Power Maxed Vauxhall Astra.

Dan Cammish had held on for fifth place in front of Colin Turkington and that became a podium.

Winner Jordan agreed with the decision to halt the race after 20 of the scheduled 24 laps.

"The car was aquaplaning on the straights and they were some very tough conditions," he said.

"I am not sure we could have carried on for much longer.

"But these conditions aren't going to change, so we will have to prepare as well as we can for race three."

The number six was pulled out of the hat for the reversed grid draw, which initially meant Turkington was set for pole.

The exclusions and revised result means Tom Chilton's Motorbase Performance Ford Focus will now start the day's third race from pole position, with Sutton and Ingram at the back.

Revised race two result

Pos Driver Team Car Laps Gap
1 Andrew Jordan WSR BMW 20 24m12.823s
2 Josh Cook Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall 20 1.222s
3 Dan Cammish Team Dynamics Honda 20 1.835s
4 Colin Turkington WSR BMW 20 2.577s
5 Adam Morgan Ciceley Motorsport Mercedes 20 3.077s
6 Tom Chilton Motorbase Ford 20 3.659s
7 Rory Butcher AmD Tuning MG 20 4.305s
8 Jack Goff Eurotech Racing Honda 20 6.981s
9 Rob Austin HMS Racing Alfa Romeo 20 7.653s
10 Chris Smiley BTC Norlin Honda 20 8.239s
11 Sam Tordoff Motorbase Ford 20 8.586s
12 Ricky Collard WSR BMW 20 8.913s
13 Aiden Moffat Laser Tools Racing Mercedes 20 9.413s
14 Daniel Lloyd BTC Norlin Honda 20 10.083s
15 Glynn Geddie AmD Tuning MG 20 10.522s
16 Senna Proctor Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall 20 11.107s
17 Matt Neal Team Dynamics Honda 20 11.755s
18 James Cole Motorbase Ford 20 12.219s
19 Brett Smith Eurotech Racing Honda 20 12.585s
20 Matt Simpson Simpson Racing Honda 20 14.839s
21 Ollie Pidgley Team Hard Volkswagen 20 16.001s
- Ash Sutton Team BMR Subaru 20 Disqualified
- Tom Ingram Speedworks Toyota 20 Disqualified
- Sam Smelt AmD Tuning Audi 20 Retirement
- Jason Plato Team BMR Subaru 20 Retirement
- Bobby Thompson Team Hard Volkswagen 17 Retirement
- Mike Bushell Team Hard Volkswagen 17 Retirement
- Tom Oliphant Ciceley Motorsport Mercedes 10 Retirement
- Stephen Jelley Team Parker Racing BMW 10 Retirement
- Carl Boardley Team Hard Volkswagen 6 Retirement
- Ollie Jackson AmD Tuning Audi 0 Retirement

Race three grid

Pos Driver Team Car
1 Tom Chilton Motorbase Ford
2 Adam Morgan Ciceley Motorsport Mercedes
3 Colin Turkington WSR BMW
4 Dan Cammish Team Dynamics Honda
5 Josh Cook Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall
6 Andrew Jordan WSR BMW
7 Rory Butcher AmD Tuning MG
8 Jack Goff Eurotech Racing Honda
9 Rob Austin HMS Racing Alfa Romeo
10 Chris Smiley BTC Norlin Honda
11 Sam Tordoff Motorbase Ford
12 Ricky Collard WSR BMW
13 Aiden Moffat Laser Tools Racing Mercedes
14 Daniel Lloyd BTC Norlin Honda
15 Glynn Geddie AmD Tuning MG
16 Senna Proctor Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall
17 Matt Neal Team Dynamics Honda
18 James Cole Motorbase Ford
19 Brett Smith Eurotech Racing Honda
20 Matt Simpson Simpson Racing Honda
21 Ollie Pidgley Team Hard Volkswagen
22 Sam Smelt AmD Tuning Audi
23 Jason Plato Team BMR Subaru
24 Bobby Thompson Team Hard Volkswagen
25 Mike Bushell Team Hard Volkswagen
26 Tom Oliphant Ciceley Motorsport Mercedes
27 Stephen Jelley Team Parker Racing BMW
28 Carl Boardley Team Hard Volkswagen
29 Ollie Jackson AmD Tuning Audi
30 Ash Sutton Team BMR Subaru
31 Tom Ingram Speedworks Toyota



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