West Surrey Racing's Andy Priaulx believes he is being unfairly made an example of by the British Touring Car Championship after receiving a drive-through penalty for repeatedly exceeding track limits during race three at Silverstone.

The factory BMW driver started the Silverstone event from the back of the grid due to a penalty he was forced to carry over from his Knockhill.

But the triple World Touring Car champion defiantly clawed his way back up the order to win the second race after catching and passing the puncture-hit Motorbase Ford of Mat Jackson.

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That meant Priaulx was lumbered with 75 kilos of success ballast for the final race and as a result struggled with the weight. However, the WSR driver fell out of contention once and for all when he was called into the pit-lane to serve a drive-through penalty.

"I got a drive though [in race three]. We were struggling anyway but I just wonder why I'm the only guy who gets a drive through when everyone else abuses track limits," Priaulx told Crash.net.

"Why is it just me when everybody else I'm racing is doing the same? If you don't do it you're going to fall behind. I'm not going to say any names but I got my engineer to record every single one of the other guys and their not even getting the drive through."

During what Priaulx has labelled as a 'tough' past couple of BTCC races, the 41-year old maintains he conducts himself to the same standard as any other driver on the grid.

"I've had a pretty tough couple of races I would say. Back of the grid for this one based on a few small nudges and other things at Knockhill but no more or no less than anyone else and not ending anyone's race."

Regardless of the negatives, Priaulx soaks up the positives from Silverstone with the intention of ending the season on a high at Brands Hatch.

"I've won another race, my first year back in BTCC and I've scored some good points - what can I say? Pace is there, just got to enjoy it, take things on the chin and move on to Brands," said Priaulx.

"I know the circuit and I've always gone well there. It fits my style of driving so hopefully the cars good and we can do really well. It's more suited to us definitely. I think that's going to be a track where we can be very competitive again."