Scot Jonathan Adam’s celebrations after what had appeared to be his maiden British Touring Car Championship victory were cut short hours after the chequered flag fell at Brands Hatch. Controversially, race stewards penalised him after his racing incident with Jason Plato while battling for the lead of the third race.
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti narrowly missed out on a podium finish on his return to the IndyCar Championship when he finished fourth in the opening round at St Petersburg in Florida.
Scots youngster Jonathan Adam recovered from a nightmare opener in the British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch to celebrate a dream victory in the final race of the day on his debut outing in his new BMW.
Bathgate’s Marino Franchitti was denied an overall podium finish in the second round of the American Le Mans Series at St Petersburg in Florida when his Dyson-Mazda suffered a puncture within minutes of the end of the two-hour race.
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti, returning to the IndyCar Championship 12 months after enduring a miserable season in Nascar, will start Sunday’s opening round in St Petersburg, Florida, from fifth on the grid.
While Vauxhall duo Matt Neal and Fabrizio Giovanardi locked out the front row of the grid for the first of tomorrow’s opening British Touring Car Championship triple-headers at Brands Hatch, rookie Jonathan Adam won his own battle of the Scots
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti, returning to IndyCars 12 months after his miserable experience in Nascars, showed he will be a force in the championship after he posted the second-quickest time in pre-qualifying for tomorrow’s opening round in Florida.
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti made a dazzling return to IndyCar action when he topped the timesheets in the opening free-practice session ahead of Sunday’s season-opener at St Petersburg in Florida.
The British Touring Car Championship kicks into action at Brands Hatch this weekend and for the first time since the late Nineties, two Scots — Kirkcaldy’s Jonathan Adam and Gordon Shedden from Dalgety Bay — have serious hopes of winning the title.
Gordon ‘Flash’ Shedden and Touring Car new boy Jonathan Adam head up the best line up of Scots in the Touring Cars for years. Gordon heads up the Team Dynamics Honda team whilst Jonathan, fresh from winning the SEAT Cupra Support Championship two years running, has landed a plumb drive in the…