Trade Price Cars Racing's Jake Hill says clinching his first ever British Touring Car Championship race victory serves as redemption after losing his Oulton Park win earlier in the year. 

The Audi S3 driver superbly controlled the reverse grid race from pole position to finally record his BTCC win after successfully keeping the BTC Racing Honda of Josh Cook at arm's length, despite having to contend with two safety car periods.

Hill saw what initially looked to be a maiden win in the series taken away at Oulton Park after the 25-year old was handed a post-race penalty for contact with Honda's Matt Neal.

"It’s nice to get some redemption after what happened at Oulton Park and do it properly this time. There’s no better feeling. Especially at a track that I haven’t won at in any formula," Hill told Crash.net.

"So to be able to win and do it here is just flipping awesome!

"It was pretty crucial to nail the restarts and get good drive out of the hairpin to stop him from having into turn one and we did it."

Prior to his win, Hill secured two tenth place finishes in races one and two before reaping the benefits of a series of changes made his Audi in preparation for the final race.

"The car was just fantastic. We made a lot of changes for the last race and they worked. It gave me the front end of the car that I needed," Hill continued.

"It’s everything that I could’ve hoped for. I can’t thank everyone at Trade Price Cars and AmD enough for all their continued work with the car and me. It’s payback, it’s awesome.

"The first two races the car was good enough to be where we finished, tenth in both races. We were in perfect position for how quick the car was but the last race we made some pretty major changes and it worked. I’m over the moon."

 

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