Andy Wilmot has secured his first TCR UK win in a lights to flag display as behind the JamSport Racing driver, the reversed grid caused plenty of on track action which has left the championship primed for a thrilling end to the season at Snetterton in October.
Wilmot started from pole position and took the lead as fellow front row starter Matthew Wilson made a poor getaway allowing Isaac Smith to take second place on the run to Redgate corner with Lewis Kent in tow.
Further back on lap one, there was contact which saw Chris Smiley sent wide at Redgate and eventually retiring with damage to the Restart Racing Honda Civic Type R FK7 TCR, leaving the Oulton Park race winner with his second zero score of the season.
Isaac Smith was involved in a fight for second place before Jac Constable was able to get passed the Volkswagen Golf GTi TCR and go off to chase down Wilmot. smith would later fall down the field after contact involving race one winner Adam Shepherd and Alex Ley which saw the title contender off at McLeans and re-joining in seventh place.
With a number of incidents under investigation after the race, the provisional results show Andy Wilmot claiming his first win ahead of Jac Constable with Adam Shepherd taking third place. Bradley Kent took a long overdue top five finish in fourth ahead of Bruce Winfield and Alex Ley.
George Heler took seventh place in his second ever sprint TCR start ahead of Jamie Tonks, Smith and Darron Lewis.
More to follow…