Rockingham: Neal and Muller take wins

Honda's Matt Neal and Vauxhall's Yvan Muller took a win apiece as the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship raced for the first time at Rockingham Motor Speedway today (Sunday)

Rockingham: Neal and Muller take wins

Honda was the class of the field in the opening race, with Neal and team-mate Alan Morrison's Civic Type-Rs running ballast-free and easily able to outsprint their rivals. The pair fought briefly over first position after their mandatory pitstops, but Neal had the measure of Morrison, who had started the race from pole position.

Race two was decided in a five-lap sprint to the finish after a safety car period. MG's Anthony Reid led the field away, but the veteran held his lead for just a few seconds more until running off the track and allowing Muller, James Thompson (Vauxhall) and Warren Hughes (MG) to pass him.

Reid got back up to second, but could do nothing to catch the fleeing Muller. Hughes also bullied his way past Thompson to steal third place.

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