The penultimate round of the BTCC headed to Donington Park over the weekend, with Ash Sutton firmly in control of the title race. It was now down to his main championship rivals to see if they could make a dent on his championship lead at the Midlands circuit.
Gordon Shedden qualified in pole, and had Dan Lloyd beside him. The other PMR racing Astra driven by Jason Plato was in third with Rory Butcher in fourth. Despite only qualifying in ninth, Sutton was still ahead of his main rivals Jake Hill and Tom Ingram in the championship battle.
The entry lists for the 2021 FIA World Rallycross Championship curtain-raiser in Catalunya next month (23/24 July) have today been revealed, with 17-car grids in both World RX and Euro RX3 setting the scene for a sensational weekend’s racing in Spain.
Bearing witness to the series’ enduring and burgeoning international appeal, there are no fewer than 16 nationalities represented across the two lists, as well as nine automotive brands – including giants of the industry such as Ford, Volkswagen and Renault – and 12 different models of car.