Second Pole of the Year for Chilton

Tom Chilton has taken his second pole position of the year at Snetterton, ahead of tomorrow's first of three British Touring Car Championship races

Second Pole of the Year for Chilton

20-year-old Chilton lapped the Norfolk circuit in his Honda Civic with a fastest laptime of 1:11.835 - the only driver to lap the track under 72 seconds.

Chilton said: "I thought we were struggling for speed in the earlier practice sessions, but we made a 'feel good' tweak to the car and it worked a treat.

"Everyone in the team drew numbers out of a hat as a bet on where I'd qualify and my team boss Mike Earle pulled out number one so he's got all the money! Provided I get a good start tomorrow, I think I'll be gone.

"The car's got awesome race pace and I can bang in low 1m12s laps all day. I'm quietly confident.”

Alongside Chilton will start Rob Collard in the MG, with Dan Eaves qualifuing his Honda Integra in third position, alongside Vaxhault's Yvan Muller in fourth.

Pos  Driver            Make                  Time              Laps
 1.  Tom Chilton       Honda Civic Type-R    1:11.835           20
 2.  Rob Collard       MG ZS                 1:12.019 + 0.184   21
 3.  Dan Eaves         Honda Integra         1:12.083 + 0.248   17
 4.  Yvan Muller       Vauxhall Astra Sport  1:12.225 + 0.390   16
 5.  Colin Turkington  Vauxhall Astra Sport  1:12.290 + 0.455   16
 6.  Matt Neal         Honda Integra         1:12.335 + 0.500   17
 7.  Luke Hines        SEAT Toledo Cupra     1:12.483 + 0.648   18
 8.  Jason Plato       SEAT Toledo Cupra     1:12.567 + 0.732   16
 9.  Gavin Smith       Vauxhall Astra Sport  1:12.688 + 0.853   18
10.  James Kaye        Honda Civic Type-R    1:12.877 + 1.042   17
11.  Fiona Leggate     Vauxhall Astra Coupe  1:13.912 + 2.077   13
12.  Mark Proctor      Vauxhall Astra Coupe  1:14.699 + 2.864   17
13.  Ian Curley        Lexus IS200           1:16.615 + 4.780   20
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