Defending British Touring Car champion Colin Turkington finally feels he's beginning to get on top of his Team BMR Volkswagen CC after comfortably winning two out of the three races at Snetterton.

The Team BMR driver has suddenly launched himself back into the thick of the championship race, which, incidentally, is led by his chief 2014 nemesis and VW team mate Jason Plato.

Turkington romped to last season's title and, at times, looked unbeatable behind the wheel of the West Surrey Racing BMW but the double champion believes he's beginning to shake off the traits he inherited from driving the 1 Series.

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"I'm sort of forgetting about the BMW and that's drifting into the past, so that helps," Turkington told crash.net. "I'm now in tune with what I've got.

"Obviously the results breed a bit of confidence as well. The longer you're in the car you know what's going to happen."

Although Turkington had already reached the top-step of the podium prior to Snetterton, the Ulsterman admitted he was starting to become a little detached from the top of the point's standings.

"It's been a mega weekend. It's really catapulted me back into the championship fight. I was sort of on the cusp and a little bit adrift of the leader in terms of points. I was conscious of closing the gap to the points, whoever it should be.

"It's important to score well when you've got such a good car. There hasn't been a track where one of us hasn't been quick at so hopefully that keeps going."

Focusing his attentions on the next round at Knockhill, Turkington hopes the performance that the BMR Volkswagen displayed at Croft should prove as a positive indicator as the series heads to Scotland.

Turkington qualified the CC into fifth around the 'slow-medium speed' Croft circuit before clinching a podium in race two.

"I think we could be OK. Croft is a slow-medium speed track and we come out of that one OK and Knockhill is something similar. Qualifying is going to be important but there hasn't been anywhere where we've really struggled," Turkington continued.

"The traction is quite good with this Volkswagen so hopefully that will make us strong in the right areas."