Ash Sutton wins an action packed round seven at Snetterton, holding off the stable of BMW's for a career 30th win.
Ash Sutton starting on pole with 2022 champion alongside him in 2nd. Independent drivers championship leader Bobby Thompson starts down in 19th.
Sutton flies off the line, leaving Ingram for dead to the BMW's.
Team HARD teammates Dan Lloyd and Bobby Thompson go wheel to wheel through the whole middle secter of the lap.
Tom Chilton goes wide, forcing him right down to the bottom of the field.
Sutton has a 2.7 second gap to BMW's Colin Turkington at the end of lap 3.
The NAPA Racing Ford of Sutton seems to be untouchable at this stage of the race, at every corner the Ford is pulling away by a few tenths.
Josh Cook and Stephan Jelley go wheel to wheel for 8th place, Jelley just about makes his way through unscathed.
Dan Cammish, from 24th on the grid, passes the Toyota of George Gamble for 12th place at the end of lap four.
Sutton leads by 2.5 seconds; the soft compound tyres on the BMW's behind finally start to kick in and the gap starts to fall.
Ricky Collard, the leading Toyota in the trio, retires to the infield with mechanical problems.
Jake Hill makes contact with the back of his WSR teammate Turkington, telling him to get a move on or make way for him to chase down Sutton.
Cammish is up to 10th from 25th, but track limits violations remind him to keep it on the black stuff.
Dan Rowbottom in the third Napa Racing UK car lead's the drivers on hard tyres in 7th by the end of lap 8.
Jake Hill pulls off the move of the race so far on his teammate Turkington for second.
Hill starts his solo pursuit of Sutton in the Napa Ford on lap 10 of 12.
Cammish drops to 11th after Árón Taylor-Smith on the soft tyres moves his way into the top ten for Power Maxed Racing
On the last lap of the race, Sutton only has a half second gap to Hill in his BMW.
Sutton drifts his way through the middle sector as Hill locks up. They're both fighting tooth and nail for this forts race win.
Hill is right on the bumper of the widest focus Ford has ever built, the drag race starts as they exit the final corner and Sutton crosses the line for his 30th career win.
Taylor-Smith comes home to round out the top ten, with Cammish just behind him in 11th.
Independent drivers championship leader, Bobby Thompson finishes down in 16th.
Race two starts at 14:35 on ITV4