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Knockhill Race Two: Jake Hill defends valiantly to claim victory.

Credit: BTCC

After the chaos of race one, the whether calmed right down for the second one, with an overcast setting due to last the length of this second race.

Before the race can even start, Aiden Moffat pulls out of his pit box and stops at the end of the pitlane. Fortunately, the local hero manages to get his Civic moving and onto the grid.

Race Two:

Jake Hill blasts away from pole, Andrew Watson gets a slow start but continues to fight with a charging Collard in the Toyota.

Collard makes a mistake, tumbling him backwards; a mistake he made very clear he was going to avoid taking the risk with pre-race.

Credit: One Motorsport with Starline Racing

Jade Edwards is in the wall! More bad luck stalks the One Motorsport driver as she is pushed behind the barrier by the marshals and sent back to the pitlane.

The safety car is called to recover Edwards' car, and almost immediately it is called back in again with just two laps completed. The race will resume on lap 4.

Jake Hill backs up the field into the hairpin, pulling a 1.5 second gap to Jelley and Sutton before the BMW even crossed the start line.

Both Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall Astra's are fighting tooth and nail for fourth position, the fire has very much been ignited in the the cockpit of the Irishman Aron Taylor-Smith.

Colin Turkington in the other BMW goes off track at the hairpin after being pushed out wide, he drops from 8th all the way down the 16th place.

Credit: Napa Racing UK

Dan Rowbottom's miserable day continues as he pits from the back of the grid and is eventually released back out again.

Sutton forces his way past the stonewall of Stephan Jelley for second place, Hill is told to get his skates on with the Napa Ford breathing down his neck.

Rob Huff in the Team HARD Cupra is performing as you would expect a World Touring Car Champion to perform, battling with the WSR BMW of Adam Morgan for 14th place.

Taylor-Smith in 4th position is holding off Collard like his life depends on it, the Vauxhall once again making itself the widest car on the Knockhill circuit.

Josh Cook manages to pass the other Napa Racing car of Dan Cammish without a repeat of the first race incident.

Collard goes wide again, allowing Taylor-Smith to breathe a temporary sigh of relief.

Ingram goes 14th after starting from the back of the grid.

Jake Hill nearly flips his BMW at the chicane, Sutton closes right up and flashes his lights furiously, as if mocking Hill for his mistake.

Lap twenty, Sutton makes his first dive at Hill on the outside of the final hairpin, no lead change on this lap.

Sutton goes fully airborne at the chicane digging his front bumper into the grass, no mechanical issues seem to be apparent on the Ford however.

Hill defends through McIntyre's with an aggressive poise as he forces Sutton out wide and gets an angry flash of the lights in return from the championship leader.

Credit: WSR - Team BMW

Lap twenty five of twenty six, and Hill is still defending relentlessly as Turkington buries his BMW in the barrier after contact with Cammish at the chicane. Cammish parks his stricken Ford Focus at the side of the track with steering problems.

Jake Hill wins at Knockhill with Sutton and Jelley on the podium with him. Taylor-Smith and Dan Lloyd come home in fifth and sixth with a fantastic result for Power Maxed Racing and Team HARD. Racing respectively.

Tom Ingram finished in tenth after all of the chaos of starting from the back of the grid.

Sutton leads Jake Hill and Tom Ingram in the championship by thirty points going into the final race of the day at Knockhill.


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