Part of the family: Plato's BTCC debut
Jason Plato on his initiation into the British Touring Car Championship, and the Williams Renault team that gave him his start and his first win
Jason Plato had no idea what he'd got himself into. Yes, he'd decided he would do almost anything to land himself his last-chance British Touring Car Championship drive with the Williams Renault team - his tale of doorstepping Frank Williams is well known.
And, yes, he knew he'd be quick - he'd already proven that by outperforming the ex-Formula 1 opposition he was up against for the deal.
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