Menu and Kristensen victorious

It was a historic day for the Auto Trader British Touring Car Championship at Oulton Park, Cheshire, with Alain Menu scoring Ford's 500th victory, in round nine, and Honda's Tom Kristensen claiming his first BTCC win in round 10.

Menu and Kristensen victorious

Both victors showed how important pole position is as they each led from start to finish. Menu, who finished sixth in round 10, remains at the head of the championship with Ford team-mate Anthony Reid second, just seven points behind.

Ford's Rickard Rydell and Vauxhall's Jason Plato are tied in third. Matt Neal won both rounds of the Michelin Cup for Independents in his Team Dynamics Max Power Racing Nissan Primera, while James Kaye (Barwell Motorsport Honda Accord) won Class B in each race to take the lead in that division.

Please see individual race reports for full details.


Provisional Championship positions (after 10 of 24 rounds)
Drivers:
1 Alain Menu 100
2 Anthony Reid 93
3 Rickard Rydell 79
4 Jason Plato 79
5 Yvan Muller 78
6 Gabriele Tarquini 57
7 Tom Kristensen 50
8 Vincent Radermecker 43
9 Matt Neal 32
10 James Thompson 26
11 Colin Blair 20
12 David Leslie 5

Michelin Cup for Independents:
1 Matt Neal 128
2 Colin Blair (GB) 120

Class B Drivers Championship
1 James Kaye 103
2 Alan Morrison 95
3 Mark Lemmer 82

Manufacturers
1 Ford 262
2 Vauxhall 202
3 Honda 140

Teams
1 Vauxhall Motorsport 83
2 Ford Team Mondeo 78
3 Redstone Team Honda 52
4 PRO Motorsport 11
5 Team Dynamics 6

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