The BTCC's pessimistic points leader

The BTCC's pessimistic points leader

Ash Sutton won the 2017 British Touring Car Championship with a late surge, which he repeated in '18 even though he fell short of defending his title. But things have started in an unfamiliar fashion this season

This is a very unusual season for 2017 British Touring Car champion Ash Sutton. The BMR Racing Subaru Levorg GT driver finds himself at the head of the points table after two meetings of this year's competition, and it's not a position he is used to.

Although the 25-year-old is in his fourth season in the category and has enjoyed an impressive 13 career wins, his 2017 and '18 campaigns were both marked by decidedly dodgy starts.

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