TURKINGTON JUMPS FROM P21 TO P4 IN FINAL 4 MINUTES
TECHNICAL GREMLINS HINDER QUALIFYING AS COLIN “THOWS THE CAR” ONTO THE SECOND ROW
Colin Turkington and Team BMW end Saturday’s qualifying session relieved at P4, but troubled by what could have been, after a technical gremlin hindered their sessions today. Starting tomorrow’s first race on the second row, Colin rescued a potential P21 start by “throwing the car at the track” in a committed bid to ensure his chances on Sunday.
Sitting in 21st place with only 5 minutes to go, the Double Champion had yet to record a proper attempt at a lap, as technical issues refused to be solved. Showing his class and defying all odds, Colin converted the final four minutes into a P4 result. It was a remarkable achievement and a moment of awe for Team BMW.
As cool, calm and collected as ever, Colin admitted that he simply refused to be beaten.