Plato Recovers to Win Race 3

Jason Plato recovered from a difficult weekend to win the third and final British Touring Car Championship race at Snetterton today

Plato Recovers to Win Race 3

The former champion SEAT driver retired from the first race, moving up to 10th in the second race, and in the final third race has led from pole to flag, taking his second win of the season. 

Behind Plato was teammate James Pickford, who grabbed his first BTCC podium finish, making it a SEAT 1-2.

Yvan Muller finished in third, also setting the race's fastest lap. He was able to minimise the gap to championship rival Matt Neal, who now leads the standings with 16 points more than Muller.

Neal's teammate, Dan Eaves, finished the race in fourth.

CLASSIFIED: Pos Driver Make Time 1. Jason Plato SEAT Toledo Cupra 19:33.684 2. James Pickford SEAT Toledo Cupra + 3.084 3. Yvan Muller Vauxhall Astra Sport + 3.785 4. Matt Neal Honda Integra + 4.190 5. Dan Eaves Honda Integra + 5.078 6. James Kaye Honda Civic Type-R + 9.703 7. Tom Chilton Honda Civic Type-R + 10.119 8. Gavin Smith Vauxhall Astra Sport + 13.861 9. Richard Williams Lexus IS200 +1:01.194 10. Ian Curley Lexus IS200 +1:08.979 11. Mark Proctor Vauxhall Astra Coupe +1:22.082 12. Rob Collard MG ZS + 1 Lap NOT CLASSIFIED/RETIREMENTS: Driver Make On Lap Luke Hines SEAT Toledo Cupra 13 Colin Turkington Vauxhall Astra Sport 7 
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