Full results of the opening race for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill.

NB: Turner penalised 20 secs for Safety Car infringement.

1. Jason Plato SEAT Sport UK SEAT Leon 29mins 34.436secs 27 laps
2. Matt Neal Team Halfords Honda Integra +1.865secs I
3. Gareth Howell Team Halfords Honda Integra +2.554secs I
4. Fabrizio Giovanardi VX Racing Vauxhall Astra +5.360secs
5. Mike Jordan Team Eurotech Honda Integra +7.869secs I
6. Gordon Shedden Team Halfords Honda Integra +8.303secs I
7. Colin Turkington Team RAC MG ZS +9.441secs I
8. Jason Hughes Kartworld Racing MG ZS +11.363secs I
9. Mark Proctor Fast-Tec Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R +14.341secs I
10. Darren Turner SEAT Sport UK SEAT Leon +21.193secs

11. Adam Jones Xero Competition Lexus IS200 +34.204secs I
12. Tom Chilton VX Racing Vauxhall Astra +1 lap

Did not finish:

13. Rob Collard Team RAC MG ZS 15 laps completed I
14. Dave Pinkney Motorbase Honda Integra 12 laps completed I
15. Gavin Smith VX Racing Vauxhall Astra 12 laps completed
16. Martyn Bell Geoff Steel Racing BMW 320i E46 4 laps completed I
17. James Kaye Synchro Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R 3 laps completed I
18. Richard Marsh Team Farecla Peugeot 307 3 laps completed I

Fastest laps:

Gordon Shedden Team Halfords Honda Integra 57.966secs I Darren Turner SEAT Sport UK SEAT Leon 58.181secs

[I denotes Independent entry]