Plato and MG: Revved-up to rile rivals
Rarely has Jason Plato had such little preparation for a BTCC campaign. With the Brands Hatch season opener this weekend, Kevin Turner spoke to the double champion about his switch to MG and his hopes for the year ahead
So, you've just narrowly missed out on a third British Touring Car Championship crown at the season finale. You're with a squad you've described as 'the best touring car team in the world' (one with which you've won 22 races in three years) and you believe you only really lost the title this time because of being at a power disadvantage thanks to the rules. What do you do next?
If you're Jason Plato, you move to a different team with a car that hasn't even been built yet, never mind proved itself on the track.
To continue reading this feature...
from just $1.50 per week
- Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
- Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
- Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database
Read this feature right now for just