The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returned to Oulton Park in Cheshire recently for rounds five, six and seven of 2014.
Young Midlothian driver Aiden Moffat headed into the weekend needing to gain valuable positions and points after three average results in the previous rounds, in order to move his way up the standings from 10th during his first full season in the championship.
The weekend started successfully for Moffat when during a wet qualifying session he qualified in 19th with a time of one minute 44.5 seconds, his personal best qualifying position. Unfortunately he was unable to finish his final flying lap due to a red flag and so was unable to better this time.
However disaster struck when Moffat’s race was abruptly ended on the second corner when a spark plug snapped. Disappointingly after further investigation the team were unable to fix this in time for races two or three of the weekend and so Moffat’s weekend ended abruptly.
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