Rory Butcher secured the win in round 11 of the British Touring Car Championship in a frenetic second race at Oulton Park.
He took the lead on lap one and held on with Dan Rowbottom and Adam Morgan completing the podium.
Rowbottom made the best start and held on to the lead with Butcher and Gordon Shedden in tow. Butcher held off his brother in law and made a brave move on Rowbottom into the Knickerbrook chicane to take the lead.
On lap two Senna Proctor made a brilliant move down the inside of team mate Josh Cook and Jake Hill into the hairpin and passed both. Behind them Ollie Jackson and Jack Goff both collided. This ended Goff’s 100% points finishes record this season.
On lap three, same place, another collision as Colin Turkington tapped Cook, who slid into Jason Plato, with Cook coming off the worse and retiring from damage.
Butcher was pulling away but Rowbottom had to defend from Morgan, who was having another fantastic weekend around Oulton Park. Securing his second third place finish of the weekend.
Ash Sutton and Tom Ingram are both fighting for the title and have both recovered from setbacks to be in the top ten in race two.
Butcher strolled to the win with Rowbottom in 2nd and Morgan in 3rd. Hill, Moffat, Shedden Jelley, Sutton, Proctor and Ingram rounded off the top ten.
|1||Rory Butcher||Toyota Corolla||Toyota Gazoo||17:35:137|
|2||Dan Rowbottom||Honda Civic Type R||Team Dynamics||+1.695|
|3||Adam Morgan||BMW 330i M Sport||Ciceley||+2.500|
|4||Jake Hill||Ford Focus||MB Motorsport||+2.944|
|5||Aiden Moffat||Infiniti Q50||Laser Tools||+3.200|
|6||Gordon Shedden||Honda Civic Type R||Team Dynamics||+4.653|
|7||Stephen Jelley||BMW 330i M Sport||Team WSR||+5.811|
|8||Ash Sutton||Infiniti Q50||Laser Tools||+6.035|
|9||Senna Proctor||Honda Civic Type R||BTC Racing||+6.305|
|10||Tom Ingram||Hyundai i30N||Excelr8||+6.546|
|11||Carl Boardley||Infiniti Q50||Laser Tools||+6.661|
|12||Colin Turkington||BMW 330i M Sport||Team WSR||+6.826|
|13||Tom Chilton||BMW 330i M Sport||Ciceley||+10.693|
|14||Chris Smiley||Hyundai i30N||Excelr8||+15.436|
|15||Sam Osborne||Ford Focus||Motorbase||+17.329|
|16||Aron Taylor-Smith||Cupra Leon||Team HARD||+17.859|
|17||Jack Butel||Hyundai i30N||Excelr8||+18.613|
|18||Jason Plato||Vauxhall Astra||Power Maxed||+20.108|
|19||Sam Smelt||Toyota Corolla||Toyota Gazoo||+20.317|
|20||Jade Edwards||Honda Civic Type R||BTC Racing||+20.575|
|21||Dan Lloyd||Vauxhall Astra||Power Maxed||+23.129*|
|22||Jack Mitchell||Cupra Leon||Team HARD||+23.365|
|23||Rick Parfitt||Hyundai i30N||Excelr8||+24.281|
|24||Nicholas Hamilton||Cupra Leon||Team HARD||+26.062|
|25||Jack Goff||Cupra Leon||Team HARD||+4 Laps|
|DMF||Ollie Jackson||Ford Focus||MB Motorsport||Damage|
|DNF||Josh Cook||Honda Civic Type R||BTC Racing||Crash|
|DNS||Tom Oliphant||BMW 330i M Sport||Team WSR||Damage|