Subaru withdraws from Thruxton on safety grounds – Motorsport.com


The 4 Subaru Levorgs will certainly not take portion in race day at Thruxton when it come to Sunday, after the group withdraws when it come to security grounds.

The decision to pull Colin Turkington, Jason Plato, Warren John and James Cole from race day was taken after the group located further complications along with the component that possessed caused Cole’s dramatic retirement at Donington Park.

Despite the most effective initiatives of the group to willpower the issue, the decision was taken to withdraw the cars in order to make certain a correct solution as the ‘threat to the drivers, various other competitors and circuit authorities is not acceptable’.

The group will certainly now job to discover a solution to the problem before round 4 at Oulton Park following month.

“It is along with wonderful aggravation that Silverline Subaru BMR Racing are withdrawing from rounds 7, 8 and 9 today at Thruxton when it come to security grounds,” a group statement said.

“Adhering to an incident along with James Cole at Donington where there was a downfall of the higher stress gas rail there was a re-created and re-manufactured component fitted to every one of cars for the Thruxton event.

“Adhering to a review of the brand-new create write-up qualifying, the brand-new portion has actually revealed indicators of fatigue that could possibly bring about a comparable failure,” it added.

“We have actually investigated every one of avenues offered to us over night and Sunday morning, yet the engineering group have actually taken the decision to withdraw the cars as none of the programs offered have the ability to be durability tested prior to competing when it come to circuit.

“We are obviously disappointed along with the outcome, yet in this scenario the threat to the drivers, various other competitors and circuit authorities is not acceptable, so the proper decision is to retire the cars for the remainder of the event.”

Matt Salisbury / TouringCarTimes