TEAM BMW BOUNCES BACK AT SILVERSTONE

Team BMW celebrated a strong weekend in the latest rounds of the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, with five points-scoring finishes including a win and a further podium at Silverstone (26/27 September). Turkington held position until the chequered flag, as the Northern Irishman spent the initial 11 laps looking to move into the podium positions, before Oliphantā€™s retirement would see the #1 car commence a defensive drive from Ash Sutton for the remainder of the race. Free of ballast and starting from 25th on the grid, Oliphantā€™s performance in race two could arguably be touted as one of his best to-date. Turkington would go on to take his 150th BTCC podium with a win, as race-leader Ingram suffered a puncture with five laps remaining. Following a lengthy delay, Oliphant launched off the line in second place on the restartĀ and the chase to pass Jackson continued for the one-time race winner. ā€œStarting from the back and with the weight out of the car in race two, I was only focussed on going in one direction. ā€œHaving started on pole position in race three, the win was there for the taking.

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