Champ Shedden’s hopes up in smoke

ANY HOPE FIFER Gordon Shedden harboured of retaining his Dunlop British Touring Car Championship title suffered a serious setback when his Yuasa Honda Racing Civic went up in flames in a dramatic triple-header at Knockhill, writes Jim McGill.

Having dazzled in today’s two opening races — when he finished second and third, despite carrying 27kg and then 36kgs of success ballast — his efforts went up in smoke in the day’s final race.

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