Swiss star takes Donington double

Alain Menu triumphed for a second time at Monday's double-header BTCC round. The Swiss driver took his Ford Mondeo to a feature win, but it did not all go Ford's way this afternoon

Swiss star takes Donington double

The Honda of Gabriele Tarquini got among the Mondeos to come second, suggesting that Ford will not have it all their own way this season.

Polesitter Rickard Rydell was third, on the podium for the second time today.

Menu takes the championship lead from Jason Plato, who finished down in 7th in the feature race. Once again Matt Neal won the Independent's division, and Alan Morrision took honours in class B.

1 11 Alain MENU SUI Ford Mondeo Zetec 43:40.921
2 18 Gabriele TARQUINI ITA Honda Accord 43:44.344
3 3 Rickard RYDELL SWE Ford Mondeo Zetec 43:46.309
4 12 Anthony REID GBR Ford Mondeo Zetec 43:47.804
5 6 Yvan MULLER FRA Vauxhall Vectra 43:58.386 36
6 77 Tom KRISTENSEN DEN Honda Accord 43:58.536
7 5 Jason PLATO GBR Vauxhall Vectra 43:58.981
8 9 I Matt NEAL GBR Nissan Primera GT 44:15.170
9 7 Peter KOX NED Honda Accord 44:24.425
10 45 I Colin BLAIR GBR Nissan Primera GT 44:03.685 1 LAP
11 33 B James KAYE GBR Honda Accord 44:08.869 3 LAPS
12 23 B Mark LEMMER GBR Honda Integra R 44:13.270 3 LAPS
13 13 B Alan MORRISON GBR Peugeot 306 GTi 44:19.800 3 LAPS

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