Kristensen takes Oulton feature pole

Tom Kristensen took pole for Honda for round 10 of the series this afternoon, but the surprise result was Matt Neal in the privateer Nissan lining up next to him

Kristensen takes Oulton feature pole

No manufacturer had a clear advantage, in contrast to the early season rounds of the championship - there were four different manufacturers in the top four.

James Thompson was fifth in the second Honda, behind Vauxhall's Jason Plato. The sometime championship leader was less than two tenths of a second behind the polesitter, benefitting from the exclusion of title rivals Rickard Rydell and Alain Menu.

The two Ford drivers were removed from the results for technical infringements, leaving Anthony Reid in third spot as the only Ford runner in the feature race.

James Kaye in the Barwell Motorsport Honda Integra was the top class B runner , in 10th.


1 Tom KRISTENSEN DEN Honda Accord 1:23.827
2 Matt NEAL GBR Nissan Primera GT 1:23.882
3 Anthony REID GBR Ford Mondeo Zetec 1:24.031
4 Jason PLATO GBR Vauxhall Vectra 1:24.071
5 James THOMPSON GBR Honda Accord 1:24.142
6 Vincent RADERMECKER BEL Vauxhall Vectra 1:24.247
7 Yvan MULLER FRA Vauxhall Vectra 1:24.279
8 Gabriele TARQUINI ITA Honda Accord 1:24.800
9 Colin BLAIR GBR Nissan Primera GT 1:26.823
10 James KAYE GBR Honda Accord 1:34.413
11 Alan MORRISON GBR Peugeot 306 GTi 1:34.749
12 Robert COLLARD GBR Nissan Primera 1:36.980
13 Marc NORDON GBR Nissan Primera 1:37.080
14 Mark LEMMER GBR Honda Integra R 4:24.060

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