Silverstone BTCC: Goff takes a decisive second career win

Jack Goff claimed his second career British Touring Car Championship victory in race two at Silverstone, while championship leader Ash Sutton passed Colin Turkington for third on the final lap

Silverstone BTCC: Goff takes a decisive second career win

Goff stalked polesitter Tom Ingram in the opening laps and appeared faster than his rival, whose Speedworks Motorsport Toyota Avensis was fitted with the option hard tyres and 75 kilograms of success ballast for winning race one.

With a gap back to the third place car of Turkington, Goff pounced when Ingram ran wide out of Copse on lap three and slung his Eurotech Honda Civic Type R up the inside into Becketts.

The pair touched, as Ingram tried to close the door, but both survived and Goff scampered away from there to win by a convincing 4.910 seconds.

As Ingram fell away from the leader, he slowly fell into the clutches of Turkington and Sutton.

Ingram fended off the pair to the finish, but being bottled behind the Avensis ultimately cost Turkington third place as Sutton snatched the place on the final lap.

UPDATE: Sutton loses third, to start race three from the back

Team BMR driver Sutton feigned a move around the outside of Luffield at the end of the penultimate lap before slotting back in behind the hard-shod WSR BMW 125i M Sport.

But Sutton then hung his Subaru Levorg around the outside of Turkington at Brooklands and, while Turkington attempted to close the door, Sutton held firm at Luffield and took the place after the pair made contact.

He eventually finished 0.175 seconds ahead of his championship rival, to extend his points lead back out to 12.

Rob Austin was an excellent fifth in his Handy Motorsport Toyota Avensis after a late charge through the top 10, finishing ahead of Adam Morgan (Ciceley Racing Mercedes A-Class) and the factory-backed Team Dynamics Honda of Gordon Shedden.

Rob Huff stayed clear of trouble to claim eighth in his Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall Astra in his second race as stand-in for Tom Chilton, with Dave Newsham - who will start the partially-reversed grid third race from pole - and Mike Epps completing the top 10.

Race two result

Pos Driver Team Car Gap
1 Jack Goff Eurotech Racing Honda 21m57.764s
2 Tom Ingram Speedworks Motorsport Toyota 4.910s
3 Colin Turkington WSR BMW 5.703s
4 Ash Sutton Team BMR Subaru 6.528s
5 Rob Austin Handy Motorsport Toyota 7.749s
6 Adam Morgan Ciceley Racing Mercedes 8.438s
7 Gordon Shedden Dynamics/Honda Honda 8.680s
8 Rob Huff Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall 9.038s
9 Dave Newsham BTC Racing Chevrolet 9.280s
10 Michael Epps Team Hard Volkswagen 9.547s
11 Chris Smiley BTC Racing Chevrolet 10.942s
12 Brett Smith Eurotech Racing Honda 11.707s
13 Matt Neal Dynamics/Honda Honda 11.815s
14 Aron Taylor-Smith Triple Eight/MG MG 15.096s
15 Jason Plato Team BMR Subaru 15.149s
16 Josh Price Team BMR Subaru 16.436s
17 Jake Hill Team Hard Volkswagen 17.303s
18 Josh Cook Triple Eight/MG MG 17.668s
19 Rory Butcher Motorbase Ford 18.015s
20 Martin Depper Motorbase Ford 18.017s
21 James Cole Team BMR Subaru 18.418s
22 Senna Proctor Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall 19.902s
23 Ant Whorton-Eales AmD Tuning Audi 21.607s
24 Matt Simpson Dynamics/Honda Honda 22.048s
25 Stewart Lines Maximum Motorsport Ford 22.302s
26 Stephen Jelley Team Parker Racing Ford 22.586s
27 Andrew Jordan WSR BMW 1 Lap
- Ollie Jackson AmD Tuning Audi Retirement
- Mat Jackson Motorbase Ford Retirement
- Aiden Moffat Laser Tools Racing Mercedes Retirement
- Rob Collard WSR BMW Not started


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