BMW Pirtek Racing's Andrew Jordan has claimed his second British Touring Car Championship win of the season after beating Matt Neal in the first Oulton Park race.

Jordan successfully managed the softer Dunlop tyre despite Neal closing to less than 0.3s as the pair crossed the line.

As expected, the second placed BMW 125i M Sport powered past Neal's Honda off the line and arrived into turn one with a clear lead, while the sister BMW of Colin Turkington also moved up to third.

Running the soft Dunlop tyre with no performance ballast, Jordan rapidly established a comfortable cushion back to Neal in second as Aiden Moffat returned the favour on Turkington and muscled his way back past the Team BMW driver.

However, as the top two began to trade fastest laps, Moffat quickly fell away from Jordan and Neal, back up a multiple car-queue in the process.

Moffat's defence over the final step on the rostrum was valiant but the young Scot was forced to give best to Subaru's Ashley Sutton on the tenth lap of the race.

Sutton's move for third position was a particular highlight of the 15-lap race as the BMR driver jumped from fifth to the podium in just one corner following a gutsy lunge around the outside of Moffat and Turkington.

The lead Subaru driver virtually crossed the line on his own as Jordan and Neal took the flag in formation.

Motorbase Performance's Mat Jackson demoted Moffat a place further down to fifth to record his best result of the year in fourth as Team BMW's Rob Collard rose from ninth to sixth.

Defending champion Gordon Shedden profited from points leader Tom Ingram's nightmare race to close in on the Toyota driver in seventh after holding off Josh Cook during the dying stages of the race.

Jake Hill and Rob Austin completed the remainder of the top-ten order in ninth and tenth.


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