MG's Jason Plato says he achieved the near maximum he could of from Silverstone after taking a double-victory and all but sealing second in the championship.

Victories in races one and two after beating BTCC champion elect Colin Turkington in a couple of tense duels, along with a fourth in race two still wasn't enough to make any real impression on what is now Turkington's title to lose.

Plato will head to the Brands Hatch finale once again with a mathematical chance of claiming a third BTCC title but the Triple Eight driver admits that scenario is far from his thoughts as prepares to collect more victories on the GP circuit.

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"Yeah-great weekend. I don't think we could have done much more if I'm really honest," he told crash.net. "I would have liked to do three in one go on that last move in race three but I just didn't quite have that overlap on Colin.

"I've not calculated the points but I believe second is secure. Big shame for Sam and we've lost a few points in the manufacturers championship when we could have actually put ourselves in the prime seats but it's still all to play for, we're still leading and that's the target."

The 87-time BTCC race winner says he would prefer a wet meeting for the season finale at Brands given the strength of his MG6 package in the tricky conditions there last season.

Plato found himself in a similar situation last season when going into the final race meeting 49-points adrift of eventual champion Andrew Jordan. The former double BTCC title-winner however took two-victories around the Kent circuit as Jordan took his maiden crown.

"The most important for me at Brands, not being interested in the championship, I'm there to win some races," Plato continued.

"I hope it lashes down with rain because that will suit us. I don't necessarily think it will suit the BMW. The championship matrix is not in the mind. It's a one-race championship now, just time to win some more races."