Reigning British Touring Car champion Ashley Sutton records his third victory of the 2018 campaign after holding off the Vauxhall of Josh Cook for the race two win at Snetterton.

Having inherited a clear run into turn one after pole-sitter Jack Goff failed to leave the pit-exit for the grid in time, Sutton was able to take control of the race right from the start, before beating Cook by 0.2s by the end of the race.

As a result of Rob Collard's crash on the tenth lap of the race, Sutton had to survive a late race attack from Power Maxed Racing's Cook following a late safety car phase.

Sutton saw his advantage completely wiped out thanks to the late safety car period, which allowed Cook the opportunity to snatch the lead away from the Subaru Levorg, right at the death.

Cook had already been on a charge prior to the safety car phase after setting a string of fastest laps. The Vauxhall Astra managed to close right onto the bumper of Sutton's Levorg during the final two corners, but ultimately had to settle for second behind the reigning champion.

Just behind the top two, Tom Ingram resurrected his Snetterton weekend in magnificent style after scything his way through from 27th to snatch the final step on podium, right at the line.

Ingram denied Honda's Dan Cammish third position by just 0.042s as the chequered flag fell.

Cammish had challenged Sutton for the lead during the opening stages of the race, but was unable to match the pace of Sutton and Cook as the track continued to improve.

BTC Norlin Racing's Chris Smiley was another fall off the boil as the race progressed, but still managed to score an impressive top-five result aboard his Honda Civic Type-R.

Motorbase Performance's Sam Tordoff held onto sixth ahead of Power Maxed Racing's Senna Proctor in seventh, while Tom Oliphant, Andrew Jordan and Ant Whorton-Eales completed the remainder of the top-ten in eighth, ninth and tenth.

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