The returning Alex Morgan was fastest in Free Practice at Donington Park on the National circuit as the final round of the 2021 Maximum Networks Volkswagen Racing Cup, incorporating the Goodyear Touring Car Trophy & TCR UK gets underway on Bank Holiday Monday

Returning to the circuit where he took two podiums back in 2019, Morgan went quickest in his Power Maxed Car Care Racing CUPRA TCR with a time of 1:11.526, ahead of team-mate Jac Constable.

Title contender Bradley Kent was third fastest in the Hyundai i30 N TCR on a 1:12.044 with his brother and series leader Lewis back in fourth place, just over a second back. Fellow title contender Bruce Winfield completed the top five.

William Butler made it three Power Maxed Car Care Racing CUPRA TCR in the top six, with Max Hart ending the session in seventh place as he also challenges for the title today.

Debutant Isaac Smith settled in well in eighth place by the end of the session in his Zest Racecar Engineering CUPRA TCR DSG with the returning Andy Wilmot and Jack Depper completing the top ten.

Titler contender Dan Kirby ended the session outside of the top ten with returning driver Mark Smith and Darelle Wilson.