Ingram Quickest Again In Second Practice At Brands Hatch

Tom Ingram made it two from two at Brands Hatch as he topped the second Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship practice session of the afternoon.

The Speedworks Motorsport driver, who topped the morning practice session also, earned further bragging rights with a late effort of 48.158s to demote Adam Morgan to second spot.

Ingram was unable to dip under the 48s barrier, but ended second practice 0.086s clear of the Mercedes man ahead of the first qualifying session of the season.

Morgan had himself knocked Jack Goff off the top spot during the second half of the 40-minute session, the latter eventually sitting third and a mere 0.091s off the pace of Ingram’s Toyota Avensis.

In a tight session, the top 15 were separated by less than half a second, Matt Neal best of the Halfords Yuasa Racing Honda Civics in fourth overall.

Rob Austin was fifth in another Toyota Avensis, Colin Turkington this time best of the Team BMW entries in sixth spot ahead of Jeff Smith who ensured two Eurotech Racing Hondas made it into the top seven.

Aron Taylor-Smith was quickest of the MG duo in eighth, Senna Proctor next in the Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall Astra in ninth while Andrew Jordan (BMW) rounded out the top 10.

Reigning champion Gordon Shedden was 12th overall in the second Halfords Honda Civic, behind Aiden Moffat who had his morning session end abruptly after a wheel departed his Mercedes A-Class.