Veteran BTCC driver Jason Plato gives rookie Jonathan Adams a lesson in control after the youngster's BMW slams into Plato's Chevy Lacetti at Brands Hatch yesterday. You have to see it to believe it.

This was Adams' first British Touring Car Championship race and, being new, he apparently missed the breaking point for the turn and went full speed underneath Plato's rear. The sliding save works because the FWD Chevy accelerates itself out of the slide and into the next turn by getting hard on the gas. Plato slid back one place to second but, thanks to a ruling on Adams' bad stop, the four-second penalty put the veteran back in the lead. It was the first BTCC win for Chevy since 1975.


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