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Alain Menu responded to his exclusion from the feature race qualifying to secure pole position for the sprint race in the one-shot showdown

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feature race polesitter Tom Kristensen was second, whilst Yvan Muller was third in the top Vauxhall.

Feature front row man Matt Neal failed to record a quick time, and will start from the back row alongside Mark Lemmer, who failed to set a lap at all.

Full report to follow.

1 Alain MENU SUI Ford Mondeo Zetec 1:23.742
2 Tom KRISTENSEN DEN Honda Accord 1:23.770
3 Yvan MULLER FRA Vauxhall Vectra 1:23.801
4 Rickard RYDELL SWE Ford Mondeo Zetec 1:23.901
5 James THOMPSON GBR Honda Accord 1:24.347
6 Jason PLATO GBR Vauxhall Vectra 1:24.361
7 Anthony REID GBR Ford Mondeo Zetec 1:24.362
8 Vincent RADERMECKER BEL Vauxhall Vectra 1:24.822
9 Gabriele TARQUINI ITA Honda Accord 1:26.210
10 Colin BLAIR GBR Nissan Primera GT 1:26.928
11 James KAYE GBR Honda Accord 1:34.038
12 Alan MORRISON GBR Peugeot 306 GTi 1:34.177
13 Robert COLLARD GBR Nissan Primera 1:37.425
14 Marc NORDON GBR Nissan Primera 1:38.197
15 Matt NEAL GBR Nissan Primera GT No time
16 Mark LEMMER GBR Honda Integra R No time

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