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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