Ingram aims for back-to-back titles as rivals chase him
RaceTrackWorld.com – Ingram faces a tough challenge in his bid for consecutive titles in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The three-time champion, Ash Sutton, remains the only rival with a shot at catching him, trailing Ingram by 45 points heading into the upcoming races. However, Ingram showed promising form in the opening session on Saturday morning.
Ingram’s Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 N emerged as the fastest car in the session, narrowly beating Jake Hill in the West Surrey Racing-run BMW 330e M Sport by a mere 0.018 seconds during FP1.
Chasing another title
As the British Touring Car Championship reaches its crucial stage, Tom Ingram finds himself in a challenging position. Having already secured three championship titles, Ash Sutton is the only competitor with a realistic chance of catching up to Ingram. Nevertheless, Ingram remains determined and focused on defending his title.
Promising start to the weekend
The opening session on Saturday morning showcased Ingram’s potential to continue his winning streak. Driving the Excelr8 Motorsport Hyundai i30 N, he set the pace with an impressive lap time. Jake Hill, piloting the West Surrey Racing-run BMW 330e M Sport, came close but fell short by a mere 0.018 seconds during FP1.
A mountain to climb
With the championship lead still in his grasp, Ingram faces a challenging road ahead. Closing the 45-point gap that separates him from Sutton won’t be an easy task, but Ingram is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. As the races heat up, fans can expect an intense battle for the title.
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