Speedworks Motorsport driver Tom Ingram topped the timing screens at Knockhill during the second free practice session aboard his Toyota Avensis. Ingram set his best time of 51.955 midway through the session, he was two tenths quicker than Adam Morgan in second. Sam Tordoff led the session early on with a lap time of 53.427 aboard his Team JCT600 with GardX with his teammate Rob Collard briefly held second on the timing screens.
Jeff Smith was in fourth place but he ended the session in the barriers on the approach to Duffus Dip aboard his Eurotech Racing Honda Civic. Times began to tumble in the session, but then the red flag was brought out due to Daniel Welch’s Proton stopping at the Taylors Hairpin which brought the session to a brief stop half way through. When the session finished Jeff Smith sat in fifth.
When the session stopped it was Tom Ingram leading the timing screens ahead of WIX Racing’s Adam Morgan. The BMW of Jack Goff sat in third place. The top three were covered by just over three tenths of a second. Fourth place was Power Maxed Racing’s Hunter Abbott. Jeff Smith took fifth place with Jason Plato finishing in sixth. Seventh place was Sam Tordoff with Gordon Shedden finishing in eighth. Rounding out the top ten was Andrew Jordan and Rob Collard.
Aron Smith finished the session in eleventh aboard his Volkswagen CC. Team BMR’s Colin Turkington took twelfth with Scot Aiden Moffat taking thirteenth in the session for the Laser Tools Racing team. Fourteenth went to Handy Motorsport’s Rob Austin followed by RCIB Insurance Racing’s Jake Hill. Team BMR’s James Cole brought his Subaru Levorg home in sixteenth with Halfords Yuasa Racing’s Matt Neal behind in seventeenth. Power Maxed Racing’s Dave Newsham was next in eighteenth followed by AmDTuning.com’s Ollie Jackson in nineteenth. Twentieth went to MG’s Ashley Sutton in the rebuilt car followed by Motorbase’s Mat Jackson in twenty-first and the sister MG car in the hands of Josh Cook in twenty-second.
Eurotech Racing’s Martin Depper took twenty-third in the second free practice session followed by RCIB Insurance’s Michael Caine. Warren Scott took twenty-fifth followed by Speedworks Motorsport’s Matt Simpson in twenty-sixth. RCIB Insurance Racing’s Michael Epps seemed to have no luck on his side as he was only able to bring his Toyota Avensis home in twenty-seventh in the second free practice. Goodestone Racing’s Daniel Welch finished the session in twenty-eighth followed by Maximum Motorsport’s Stewart Lines in twenty-ninth. Rounding out the cars on track during the second free practice session was Team BKR’s Mark Howard in thirtieth and Dextra Racing’s Alex Martin in thirty-first.
©Fay Tilley 14th August 2016.