Dan Cammish continues Thruxton momentum by topping second practice

Halfords Yuasa Racing’s Dan Cammish was again quickest in the second British Touring Car Championship session at Thruxton, continuing his momentum after topping the earlier session.

The 2019 runner-up was exactly six tenths clear of closest rival Senna Proctor in the Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai, despite the former not improving on his time from first practice this morning.

Cammish set his benchmark pace in the first half of the 40-minute session, opting not to complete much representative running thereafter to save on his tyre allocation for the weekend.

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Oulton Park race three winner Adam Morgan was another who continued his practice form in his Ciceley Motorsport Mercedes-Benz A-Class, placing in third just over a tenth-and-a-half behind Proctor at the end of the session.

Triple champion Matt Neal was over three-quarters-of-a-second adrift of his team-mate’s pace-setting lap, but would place fourth in what was an uncharacteristically spread out top five.

Reigning champion Colin Turkington was next in his BMW 330i M Sport, with the current standings leader producing a lap just fractionally over a second off of Cammish’s pace as he carried maximum success ballast aboard his machine.

An impressive performance from Michael Crees saw him finish the session in sixth for BTC Racing, ahead of the second of the Hyundai i30 Fastback N’s with Chris Smiley behind in seventh.

2018 runner-up Tom Ingram was eighth in his Toyota Corolla, marginally ahead of the BTC Racing duo of Tom Chilton and Josh Cook in ninth and tenth positions respectively.

Stephen Jelley was the first runner outside of the top ten in his Team Parker Racing BMW 1 Series, while Rory Butcher was again unable to break into the top ten in similar fashion to fellow title rival Ash Sutton in 16th.

Series returnee Rob Austin was 13th in the Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall Astra, with Tom Oliphant and Jake Hill rounding out the top 15.

Next up for the British Touring Car Championship at Thruxton is qualifying, with the half-hour session scheduled to get underway at 15:20 BST.

Session results

POS NO DRIVER NAT ENTRANT CAR LAPS TIME GAP
1 27 Dan CAMMISH Halfords Yuasa Racing Honda Civic Type-R 15 1:15.386 0.000
2 18 Senna PROCTOR Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 Fastback N 9 1:15.986 0.600
3 32 Adam MORGAN Carlube Triple R Racing with Mac Tools Mercedes-Benz A-Class 15 1:16.150 0.764
4 25 Matt NEAL Halfords Yuasa Racing Honda Civic Type-R 11 1:16.171 0.785
5 1 Colin TURKINGTON Team BMW BMW 330i M Sport 18 1:16.388 1.002
6 777 Michael CREES The Clever Baggers with BTC Racing Honda Civic Type-R 18 1:16.459 1.073
7 22 Chris SMILEY Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 Fastback N 18 1:16.478 1.092
8 80 Tom INGRAM Toyota Gazoo Racing UK with Ginsters Toyota Corolla 17 1:16.500 1.114
9 3 Tom CHILTON BTC Racing Honda Civic Type-R 14 1:16.595 1.209
10 66 Josh COOK BTC Racing Honda Civic Type-R 15 1:16.658 1.272
11 12 Stephen JELLEY Team Parker Racing BMW 125i M Sport 19 1:16.825 1.439
12 6 Rory BUTCHER Motorbase Performance Ford Focus ST 17 1:16.927 1.541
13 10 Rob AUSTIN Power Maxed Car Care Racing Vauxhall Astra 15 1:16.928 1.542
14 15 Tom OLIPHANT Team BMW BMW 330i M Sport 17 1:17.013 1.627
15 24 Jake HILL MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square Honda Civic Type-R 18 1:17.097 1.711
16 116 Ashley SUTTON Laser Tools Racing Infiniti Q50 16 1:17.144 1.758
17 31 Jack GOFF RCIB Insurance Racing with Fox Transport Volkswagen CC 20 1:17.150 1.764
18 180 James GORNALL GKR TradePriceCars.com Audi S3 19 1:17.182 1.796
19 16 Aiden MOFFAT Laser Tools Racing Infiniti Q50 15 1:17.525 2.139
20 19 Bobby THOMPSON GKR TradePriceCars.com Audi S3 18 1:17.630 2.244
21 48 Ollie JACKSON Motorbase Performance Ford Focus ST 19 1:17.670 2.284
22 4 Sam OSBORNE MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square Honda Civic Type-R 18 1:17.918 2.532
23 32 Jack BUTEL Carlube Triple R Racing with Mac Tools Mercedes-Benz A-Class 20 1:18.292 2.906
24 41 Carl BOARDLEY Team HARD. BMW 125i M Sport 14 1:18.351 2.965
25 8 Tom ONSLOW-COLE RCIB Insurance Racing with Fox Transport Volkswagen CC 20 1:18.526 3.140
26 44 Andy NEATE Motorbase Performance Ford Focus ST 15 1:18.765 3.379
27 28 Nicolas HAMILTON ROKiT Racing with Team HARD. Volkswagen CC 17 1:19.425 4.039
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