BTCC: Sutton charges to race two victory after stunning drive

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Ash Sutton came from 11th on the grid to take an outstanding victory at race two at Snetterton.

Polesitter Colin Turkington led at the start once again, but defended aggressively from Tom Ingram going into the hairpin at turn two.

The lead battle opened the door for Ollie Jackson to slip ahead of Ingram into turn three.

Sutton made a stunning start, making up five places in three laps, before passing both Stephen Jelley and Rory Butcher on lap four.

He was then able to pass Ingram on lap six before closing into the back of Jackson.

Sutton then passed the Ford driver into the turn 2 hairpin. and then set about closing the gap to Turkington.

He then made a quick pass on the Team BMW driver, before going on to win and take his second victory of the season ahead of Turkington.

Ingram had overtaken Jackson for the final podium position but lost out after going wide at Palmer.

Jackson was able to hold on to claim his first podium of the year just ahead of Ingram.

Butcher held onto fifth just in front of Tom Oliphant, Jelley and Adam Morgan.

Jack Goff and Aidan Moffat complete the top ten.

Round 5 Results

  1. Ash Sutton                              23:49.604
  2. Colin Turkington                         +0.451
  3. Ollie Jackson                               +8.603
  4. Tom Ingram                                +8.769
  5. Rory Butcher                             +10.524
  6. Tom Oliphant                            +10.859
  7. Stephen Jelley                           +12.065
  8. Adam Morgan                           +13.364
  9. Jack Goff                                   +13.662
  10. Aidan Moffat                             +16.204
  11. Chris Smiley                              +16.228
  12. Gordon Shedden                      +16.577
  13. Dan Lloyd                                 +16.925
  14. Senna Proctor                           +17.295
  15. Josh Cook                                 +18.605
  16. Dan Rowbottom                       +21.190
  17. Carl Boardley                            +22.534
  18. Aron Taylor-Smith                    +26.536
  19. Sam Osborne                           +26.720
  20. Jason Plato                               +39.770
  21. Jess Hawkins                            +42.017
  22. Jack Butel                                 +42.534
  23. Jade Edwards                           +42.734
  24. Jake Hill                                   +44.681
  25. Nic Hamilton                           +47.417
  26. Sam Smelt                               +48.429
  27. Rick Parfitt                               +56.019
  28. Tom Chilton                                   DNF
  29. Glynn Geddie                                DNF
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