Wix Racing's Adam Morgan has labelled his debut British Touring Car Championship victory at the Brands Hatch finale as 'unbelievable' after a season of defined by a series of near-misses.

The A-Class driver made history during the second race of 2014 season finale in Kent to give Mercedes its first ever victory in the BTCC.

Ironically, it seemed Morgan was set for another near-miss when he threw away a lead with only laps to go, the Wix Racing driver proceeding to finish second on the road. However, when beneficiary Jason Plato was given a post-race penalty for his part in a collision with Colin Turkington, Morgan was promoted to winner.

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Blaming his off on 'brake fade', the 25-year-old was thrilled to notch up a first win for himself, the team and Mercedes.

"It's always good to end the season on a high," he told Crash.net. "Our second race was probably the best race we've had all year. It would have been nice to finish on the top step without having Jason excluded.

"I went up into Dingle Dell, flat out in fifth gear - I went to hit the brake pedal but my foot went flat to the floor with pad fade. I just chucked the car in, lost the rear end and when I hit the grass I thought this could be either or - it's 50% I come back on the track or get stuck in the gravel.

"I came back out, got on the track but I was kicking myself. Then it was a case of head down, get focused and keep it on the road.

"It's unbelievable, for everyone. The whole team have been working extremely hard all season so to finish the year with a race win is amazing."