Jason Plato has been given reason to celebrate before even getting to Donington Park for the third round of the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship after becoming a father for the first time.

The SEAT Sport UK driver's wife Sophie gave birth to a daughter - weighing 6lb 8oz - on Monday morning, with the couple having named their first child Alena.

Crash.net sends its best wishes to father, mother and child.