BTCC: Oliphant just misses out on podium – Turkington maintains overall lead

BTCC: Oliphant just misses out on podium – Turkington maintains overall lead

21.08.2019: Tom Oliphant just missed out on a podium finish at the seventh race weekend in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Thruxton (GBR). Oliphant drove the #15 BMW 330i M Sport from


Tom Oliphant just missed out on a podium finish at the seventh race weekend in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Thruxton (GBR).



Oliphant drove the #15 BMW 330i M Sport from West Surrey Racing to fifth place in the first race, and fourth place in the second race. He had to be content with seventh place in the final race.




Championship leader Colin Turkington (GBR) finished the first and third races in 13th place in the #1 BMW 330i M Sport, and crossed the line in ninth position in the second race.



Turkington’s closest rival in the race for the title, Andrew Jordan, was also competing in a BMW 330i M Sport. The British driver crossed the finish line in 12th place in the first race, completed the second race in seventh position and then finished the final race in tenth.



These results saw Turkington maintain his lead in the overall standings and he will travel to the next race weekend 30 points ahead of Jordan. That will take place on 14th and 15th September at Knockhill (GBR).





- Ingo Lehbrink -

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