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Ricky Collard loses race three podium

Ricky Collard has lost his podium finish in the final BTCC race of the weekend at Snetterton following a lengthy meeting between officials at the circuit.

Collard was deemed to have been at fault for a clash with Tom Ingram on the final lap at Oggies that saw the pair make contact, allowing Collard to reclaim a position that Ingram had taken two corners earlier.

Stewards penalised Collard with the addition of a second to his race time, which dropped him back behind Ingram into fourth place in the result.

However, Speedworks then took the decision to appeal against the decision, leading to long discussions with race stewards into the initial penalty handed down by the Clerk of the Course.

The ultimate decision was then taken to uphold the penalty, meaning Collard is demoted to fourth and Ingram secures the final place on the podium – giving him three podium finishes from the weekend.