QUALIFYING IN QUOTES: THRUXTON
Yesterday the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship grid took to Thruxton Circuit as Britain’s premier motorsport series returns to the 2.37-mile track.
Qualifying saw Halfords Racing with Cataclean man Dan Rowbottom put his Honda Civic Type R on pole, continuing the squad’s strong history at the Hampshire speedbowl.
Rowbottom bagged his second-ever BTCC pole position in Hampshire:
A whisker away from P1, MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square’s Jake Hill will start today’s opener from the front row:
After struggling with balance issues during the session, Josh Cook was pleased with third-fastest during the session:
You can listen back to the full qualifying session now via the circuit commentary podcast below, and of course, tune into ITV4 from 1110 to catch Rounds 16, 17 and 18: