Josh Cook inherits Croft race two win after Matt Neal awarded time penalty for contact

It has now been confirmed that BTC Racing’s Josh Cook has doubled up with his second British Touring Car Championship victory of the day at Croft, after rival Matt Neal received a time penalty for the final lap contact between the pair.

Race one winner Cook had led the way from pole position, but came under increasing pressure carrying maximum weight aboard his Honda Civic Type R in the closing stages as Matt Neal’s ballast-free Team Dynamics-run entry challenged for the lead.

With Neal’s attempt for the lead ultimately ending in contact between the pair on the entry to Sunny In, the triple champion has received a time penalty of 0.7s which has been added to his overall race time, demoting him to second and awarding Cook his third victory of the 2020 campaign.

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The final British Touring Car Championship race of the day is scheduled to get underway at 17:06 BST.

Revised race result

POS NO CL DRIVER NAT ENTRANT CAR LAPS TIME BEST GD
1 66 I Josh COOK BTC Racing Honda Civic Type-R 16 23:10.427 1:22.725 1
2 25 M Matt NEAL Halfords Yuasa Racing Honda Civic Type-R 16 0.171 1:22.562 7
3 24 I Jake HILL MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square Honda Civic Type-R 16 0.635 1:22.879 2
4 80 M Tom INGRAM Toyota Gazoo Racing UK with Ginsters Toyota Corolla 16 1.087 1:22.527 13
5 27 M Dan CAMMISH Halfords Yuasa Racing Honda Civic Type-R 16 4.673 1:22.673 10
6 3 I Tom CHILTON BTC Racing Honda Civic Type-R 16 8.164 1:23.097 6
7 15 M Tom OLIPHANT Team BMW BMW 330i M Sport 16 8.346 1:22.330 11
8 19 I Bobby THOMPSON GKR TradePriceCars.com Audi S3 16 8.960 1:23.090 8
9 18 I Senna PROCTOR Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 Fastback N 16 14.044 1:23.001 18
10 12 I Stephen JELLEY Team Parker Racing BMW 125i M Sport 16 14.944 1:23.115 15
11 16 I Aiden MOFFAT Laser Tools Racing Infiniti Q50 16 16.867 1:22.958 16
12 22 I Chris SMILEY Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 Fastback N 16 18.523 1:23.386 12
13 32 I Adam MORGAN Carlube Triple R Racing with Mac Tools Mercedes-Benz A-Class 16 22.306 1:23.377 9
14 4 I Sam OSBORNE MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square Honda Civic Type-R 16 22.447 1:23.224 25
15 21 I Mike BUSHELL RCIB Insurance Racing with Fox Transport Volkswagen CC 16 22.740 1:23.072 19
16 44 I Andy NEATE Motorbase Performance Ford Focus ST 16 27.451 1:23.598 21
17 32 I Jack BUTEL Carlube Triple R Racing with Mac Tools Mercedes-Benz A-Class 16 28.371 1:23.947 23
18 31 I Jack GOFF RCIB Insurance Racing with Fox Transport Volkswagen CC 16 30.616 1:23.394 17
19 6 I Rory BUTCHER Motorbase Performance Ford Focus ST 15 46.106 1:22.298 5
20 116 I Ashley SUTTON Laser Tools Racing Infiniti Q50 12 + 1 LAP 1:22.384 4
R 777 I Michael CREES The Clever Baggers with BTC Racing Honda Civic Type-R 1 DNF 1:23.257 22
R 48 I Ollie JACKSON Motorbase Performance Ford Focus ST 0 DNF N/A 14
R 1 M Colin TURKINGTON Team BMW BMW 330i M Sport DNF N/A 3
NS 41 I Carl BOARDLEY Team HARD. BMW 125i M Sport DNS N/A 20
NS 28 I Nicolas HAMILTON ROKiT Racing with Team HARD. Volkswagen CC DNS N/A 24
NS 29 I Jac CONSTABLE Power Maxed Car Care Racing Vauxhall Astra 0 DNS N/A

BTCC points deficit after Round 20
Graphic: TouringCars.Net

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