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Independents Trophy holder Tom Ingram will remain in the British Touring Car Championship this year with a Speedworks Motorsport Toyota Avensis.
Tom Ingram opened his 2017 BTCC account with victory in the opening race of the year at Brands Hatch.
Tom Ingram has been excluded from BTCC qualifying at Brands Hatch for failing a ride height test, promoting Rob Austin to the front row for Sunday's opening race.
Tom Ingram took a lights-to-flag victory in a frenetic opening round of the 2016 BTCC series as the theme for the morning appeared to be inter-team incidents.
Tom Ingram will start the opening round of the 2016 BTCC season from pole position after smashing the qualifying record with a lap time of 47.990s.