Knockhill Feature Race Qualifying Report

Gabriele Tarquini took Honda's first pole of the 2000 season in qualifying for the Feature Race at Knockhill

Knockhill Feature Race Qualifying Report

The Italian was just 0.094s faster than series leader Alain Menu's Ford Mondeo. It is the J.A.S team's first pole in the BTCC.

James Thompson was third on his return to the series after missing four races due to the after-effects of his huge Brands Hatch accident.

The Vauxhalls were struggling, weighed-down with success ballast after dominating the last rounds at Thruxton. Number one driver Yvan Muller will start seventh ahead of team-mate Vincent Radermecker.

Alan Morrison continued to dominate the depleted class B field, with the Barwell Honda's his only rivals after John Bintcliffe's Nissan team opted to skip the meeting to cure continuing engine problems.

Qualifying for the Feature Race:

1 G Tarquini Honda 52.190s
2 A Menu Ford 52.284s
3 J Thompson Honda 52.364s
4 T Kristensen Honda 52.480s
5 M Neal Nissan 52.496s
6 R Rydell Ford 52.498s
7 Y Muller Vauxhall 52.852s
8 V Radermecker Vauxhall 52.971s
9 A Reid Ford 53.005s
10 J Plato Vauxhall 53.053s
11 C Blair Nissan 53.933s
12 A Morrison Peugeot 57.701s
13 M Lemmer Honda 58.250s
14 J Kaye Honda 1m05.892s

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