12.06.21

POLE FOR TURKINGTON

TOP 10 SHOOTOUT DELIVERS A TREAT AT SCORCHING SNETTERTON

  • Colin Turkington qualified P2 in a special top 10 shootout qualifying session at Snetterton today, but later promoted to pole.
  • The Team BMW driver struggled with the car in morning practice but excelled in the Norfolk sunshine when it mattered.
  • It was the first time spectators were present at a BTCC event from October 2019, after lockdown restrictions were eased for elite Motorsport.
  • Sunday’s three races will be shown LIVE on ITV4 tomorrow from 11am.

COLIN TURKINGTON

FROM P21 IN FP2 TO POLE IN QUALIFYING

“It was a big step into the unknown for me in qualifying this afternoon as we’d been all at sea with the car throughout morning practice. But what a fantastic job in the end! We had a lot of work to do, so all credit to the team for turning the car around and giving me pace.

I knew straight away the car was transformed in that session and we’d made the right calls.

I think 1m55:371s was the ultimate limit for us, it was a special lap. I really do enjoy this top 10 shootout format and it adds another layer of strategy and excitement.

A front row start is magic and I’m confident we’ll have a really strong car tomorrow. It’s set to be even hotter though which suits me and the car well. Music to my ears!”

FINAL CLASSIFICATION

WATCH LIVE ON TV

Catch all the action LIVE from Snetterton tomorrow from 11am on ITV4

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POLE FOR TURKINGTON

POLE FOR TURKINGTON

TOP 10 SHOOTOUT DELIVERS A TREAT AT SCORCHING SNETTERTON Colin Turkington qualified P2 in a special top 10 shootout qualifying session at Snetterton today, but later promoted to pole. The Team BMW driver struggled with the car in morning practice but excelled in the Norfolk sunshine when it mattered. It was the first time spectators […]