Plato and MG: Revved-up to rile rivals

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.

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