Neal win sets up four-way decider

Matt Neal kept himself in the hunt for the British Touring Car Championship by winning the final race of the day at Donington Park

Neal win sets up four-way decider

The Honda driver trailed Andrew Jordan early on, but seized the lead on lap five when the Eurotech Vauxhall man got sideways at Redgate.

Rob Collard got by Jordan for second three corners later when the pole-sitter had another lurid moment. But WSR BMW driver Collard could not challenge Neal, who took his fifth victory of the year by over four seconds.

Neal's success moved him back into second place in the championship behind Jason Plato, who finished third after passing Jordan on the penultimate lap - the pair banging doors in a move that put Jordan on the grass and back to seventh by the flag.

Steven Kane (Motorbase BMW) and Tom Chilton (Arena Ford) made it home fourth and fifth ahead of Gordon Shedden's Honda.

Shedden, Neal and Tom Onslow-Cole, who finished ninth in his Arena Ford, can all still beat Plato to the title at Brands Hatch in three weeks' time, and are all within 24 points of the Chevrolet driver in the standings.

Mat Jackson (Motorbase BMW) threw away a potential podium finish when he ran wide through the gravel at Coppice. He finished eighth.

James Nash completed the top 10 in his Triple 8 Vauxhall, finishing just 0.047s behind Onslow-Cole.

Pos Driver Car Time/Gap 1. Matt Neal Honda 19m29.257s 2. Rob Collard BMW + 4.115s 3. Jason Plato Chevrolet + 6.402s 4. Steven Kane BMW + 7.752s 5. Tom Chilton Ford + 8.983s 6. Gordon Shedden Honda + 9.300s 7. Andrew Jordan Vauxhall + 10.206s 8. Mat Jackson BMW + 15.292s 9. Tom Onslow-Cole Ford + 19.899s 10. James Nash Vauxhall + 19.946s 11. Lea Wood Honda + 21.064s 12. John George Honda + 32.411s 13. David Pinkney Vauxhall + 35.011s 14. Arthur Forster BMW + 37.643s Retirements: Paul O'Neill Honda 11 laps Alex MacDowall Chevrolet 9 laps Shaun Hollamby Volkswagen 8 laps Tom Boardman SEAT 3 laps Andy Neate BMW 1 lap James Kaye Honda 1 lap 
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