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Plato takes second win

Jason Plato takes a second win of the day at Snetterton
Jason Plato made it two wins from two in the second race of the weekend at Snetterton to extend his advantage in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

Plato led from start to finish after holding off the challenge of Mat Jackson in the early stages of the race, with Team Aon duo Tom Chilton and Tom Onslow-Cole eventually securing the other two places on the podium.

Plato came under pressure from Jackson on the first lap but held position before the Safety Car was deployed for an accident involving Tom Boardman, Paul O'Neill and John George. Boardman was tipped into a spin by James Nash on the run to the Bombhole and was collected by the two sunshine.co.uk Hondas, with all three cars forced out as a result.

On the restart, Plato broke away as Jackson was forced to defend from Chilton, but the team Aon man got ahead at the start of lap eight with Onslow-Cole going the other side of the BMW along the start-finish straight as the Fords went second and third.

The pair were unable to catch up with Plato and ran together for the remainder of the race, with Onslow-Cole appearing to be the quicker driver but not making a move for position.

Steven Kane headed the Airwaves challenge in fourth place after taking advantage of Jackson running wide at Sear on lap 14, with his team-mate following him home, while the top six was rounded out by Andrew Jordan as he got ahead of Gordon Shedden on lap 18.

Shedden was also overhauled by Rob Collard's BMW for seventh on the same lap, with Shedden taking eighth from team-mate Matt Neal. Nash completed the points scorers to secure pole for the final race of the weekend thanks to the reverse grid draw.


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