BTCC: It's going down to the wire

BTCC: It's going down to the wire

Colin Turkington, Fabrizio Giovanardi and Jason Plato head into this weekend's British Touring Car finale on the Brands Hatch GP circuit each with a chance of claiming the title. Jamie O'Leary assesses their chances

Seven years have passed since three drivers came to the final round of the British Touring Car Championship with a chance of claiming the title. But with just this weekend's Brands Hatch triple-header to go, that is exactly the scenario that has played out before our eyes.

For Colin Turkington, a seven-year-long apprenticeship in the BTCC is behind him, and the WSR BMW driver has finally put himself in the best position of all to become champion. But with double champion Fabrizio Giovanardi only 13 points behind and 2001 title-winner Jason Plato just 28 adrift, with 52 up for grabs, drama is guaranteed. Only one though, will come out singing.

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