Henry Neal left Donington Park as the Dunlop Touring Car Trophy champion, holding off TCR UK Champion Lewis Kent, as Max Hart claimed his first win of the Year.
Henry Neal Led Lewis Kent across the line in a dramatic second race that saw Sam Osbourne, Max Hart, Kent and Neal all swap positions for the lead.
Victory for Henry Neal in the first TCT race of the weekend sees him extend his championship lead to 8 points as Kent and Hart complete the podium.
Lewis Kent will start on pole ahead of Henry Neal for the opening TCT/TCR UK race from Donington Park from Henry Neal and Sam Osbourne.
Heading into Donington Park, a mere two points separate Lewis Kent and Henry Neal as the Hyundai beat the Team Dynamics driver in the second Silverstone race.
Action throughout resulted in a special Race One result in the Touring Car Trophy / TCR UK
Henry Neal will start from pole position for the first Dunlop Touring Car Trophy / TCR UK race from Silverstone with two PMR’s behind.
Lewis Kent leaves the opening Oulton Park weekend for the Dunlop Touring Car Trophy/TCR UK with a race win, 47 points and the championship lead. A lightning start for the Hyundai i30 N TCR on a damp circuit saw him hit back at rival Henry Neal to ensure the pair leave the weekend with just one point between them.
Henry Neal started 2020 as he’d finished 2019, with a race win in the Dunlop Touring Car Trophy/TCR UK Championship, proving that even the Coronavirus Pandemic could not stop the Worcestershire racer. On a slowly drying Oulton Park circuit, the Honda Civic Type R was quickest to find his feet, scything past early race leader Lewis Kent by the halfway stage.
Dan Kirby surprised the establishment with pole position in his maiden Dunlop Touring Car Trophy / TCR UK qualifying session. A time of 1:57.206 was good enough for pole around a slippery Oulton Park.