13th October 2015
Brands Hatch, Kent, UK – Monday 12th October 2015: Team BMR RCIB Insurance came to Brands Hatch set to make a significant mark in the British Touring Car Championship history books. In contention for almost every championship trophy, Árón Smith was ready and willing to play his part to ensure Warren and Vicki Scott were rewarded for their huge efforts over the past two seasons.
Free practice was mixed for Irishman Smith, however after the sessions, Árón was feeling confident that following a number of experimental setup changes in the morning, he could assemble a package that would work for him Qualifying.
Sure enough, as the session got underway, it was Smith lighting up the timing screens, instantly leading a Team BMR trio at the top of the times. As the session progressed, Smith’s early best was pipped by the rapid Motorbase Focus. In the closing moments of the session, Smith jumped himself back up the order from 11th to fourth, however his lap was deemed to breach the track limit rules and removed. The impressive P1 Nutrition ambassador followed that lap up with an even better time of 1:30.811, good enough for second and a mere one tenth off the pole setting Focus, securing his fifth front row start of the season.
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