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His early noughties absence has become little more than a short sabbatical. But why has Jason Plato been unable to sever his ties with the British Touring Car Championship? SCOTT MITCHELL found out

"I quite like my own bed actually." Conversations with Jason Plato tend to go off-piste. But here, he's actually on-point. "I don't want to go around the world. Flying around the world is great when you're 28. But I don't want to live out of hotels. I like going home to my family."

Now let's really go off-piste. Slightly. Two of my colleagues like to consider motorsport 'what ifs?'. Suppositions dominate this world, we're all guilty of it - and it's an entertaining and harmless way to engage in them.

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