BTCC Underdogs: Collard and WSR

BTCC Underdogs: Collard and WSR

Few expected Rob Collard to be a title contender in 2012, and some expected new team-mate Tom Onslow-Cole to show him the way, but the WSR man is having a strong year. Kevin Turner catches up with him and team boss Dick Bennetts

Think Rob Collard and the British Touring Car Championship and you probably think of a hard-tryer who can occasionally win a race. Or maybe you get an image of a slightly irate driver climbing out of a smouldering car that has just been the victim of another tin-top assault.

Like all BTCC racers, Collard still has the odd on-track moment, but recent performances suggest he's now rather better than he gets credit for.

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