BMW team WSR dominates Croft BTCC event – video highlights
WSR BMW racer Sam Tordoff leads the field at Croft
West Surrey Racing trio of Andy Priaulx, Sam Tordoff in addition to also also Rob Collard take a win each – watch highlights of the racing
The WSR BMW team enjoyed a perfect weekend inside the British Touring Car Championship round at Croft, with three of its drivers each taking a race win.
Former world touring car champion Andy Priaulx opened the weekend with his first victory inside the BTCC since he returned to This specific at the start of This specific season.
Priaulx first had to find a way past pole man in addition to also also team-mate Sam Tordoff, finding a way past on the sixth lap after the leader made a mistake at the chicane. He then had to soak up enormous pressure for the rest of the race, in addition to also also for a period the WSR team had three cars line astern as team-mate Rob Collard joined inside the battle until his tyres faded.
Tordoff got his revenge in race two, leading by lights to flag in addition to also also never coming under pressure as he eked out a comfortable gap to the Team BMR Volkswagen CCs of Jason Plato in addition to also also Colin Turkington.
inside the final race of the weekend, This specific was Collard’s turn to enjoy the top step of the podium, although This specific was only after a thrilling tussle with the consistent Gordon Shedden (Honda Civic Type R), who right now leads the championship.
Shedden battled by third to first early on inside the race, in addition to also also stayed out front until there were just three laps left to run. However, with the Honda running soft tyres to Collard’s more durable hard set, the BMW driver was able to pass. Meanwhile, the tracking Priaulx was able to make a last-lap dive to depose Shedden to third.
The result leaves Shedden 10 points clear of erstwhile championship leader Plato in addition to also also a further 12 points clear of Honda team-mate Matt Neal.
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