BTCC: Silverstone Race 1 in 60 seconds

Added on Sep 28, 2021

BTCC 2021


Butcher’s pole position slot had been coated in oil and then water after a spillage in the preceding race, and he lost the advantage at the getaway to fellow front-row starter Tom Ingram.

But Butcher’s Speedworks Motorsport-run Corolla soon homed in on the bootlid of Ingram’s Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 N, and he dived into the lead at the Brooklands left-hander on the third lap.

With Butcher carrying just 9kg of success ballast, and Ingram on 39kg, the Scot began to pull away. By the seventh lap of 22 he had extended the gap to over one second, by lap 10 it was 2s, and it went as far as 3.821s with three laps remaining before he crossed the line 3.262s to the good.


Episode titleBTCC: Silverstone Race 1 in 60 seconds
Episode number30
Date addedSeptember 28, 2021
Run time1:09
CategoryRacing coverage
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