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Adam Morgan aiming for more rewarding weekends

Adam Morgan was pleased that his efforts at Snetterton were rewarded with plenty of points, as he started the second half of the 2014 British Touring Car Championship in fine fashion.

The WIX Racing driver came into the Snetterton weekend off the back of a mixed first half of the season, where he had displayed plenty of pace without the results he might have been warranted.

But Morgan, wearing number 75 for the weekend to commemorate the 75 years of his title sponsor, WIX Filters, showed his potential at the Norfolk circuit as he recorded a season’s best performance in the first race where he finished fourth, completing his weekend with a fifth- and an eighth-place to cap his best weekend of the season.

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After the race, Morgan told TouringCars.Net that while his race three result was slightly disappointing (having started from fourth before dropping back through the order), he was still more than happy with his weekend exploits.

“It’s a bit frustrating that we’ve gone backwards in the last race,” admitted the 25-year-old. “I worked my front tyres a bit too hard in the opening laps and they fell off the cliff a little bit quicker than everybody else’s.

“I was muscled out in a few places and in other places I was barged out of the way but that’s the way it is.”

“Overall, it was a fantastic weekend – good points for us in the championship which is really encouraging.”

A haul of 32 points over the weekend also meant that Morgan moved into 10th place in the drivers’ standings, and although he stated that he was slightly short of his goals coming into the campaign, the Lancastrian was still smiling, given the strength of the 2014 field.

“It’d be nice to finish where we did last year – seventh or higher,” said Morgan. “That’s what I set out with at the beginning of the year which I think is a very tall order in a brand new car, so to be in the top ten when there are seven champions on the grid in itself is a pretty remarkable achievement  and the lads behind me have done a great job.”

And having made improvements to the car at the previous meeting at Croft, the Mercedes driver was confident of continuing his form to the end of the season, as he looked ahead to the next round at Knockhill.

“I think at Croft we made a big step forward – to start 29th in race two and finish 5th in race three shows just how much pace the car has got and what it’s capable of – and we proved it here again today.

“We want to make these [results] more regular finishes and then hopefully the podiums will start coming.”

“I want exactly the same as this weekend [at Knockhill]; three top ten’s, maybe even top five’s, that’s the goal.”

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