Sporting Digest: Motor Racing

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The Independent Online
TIM HARVEY, the defending champion, won the second round of the British touring car championship yesterday at Donington Park to give the newcomers Renault their first victory of the series. His Swiss team-mate, Alain Menu, completed a double for the French team by finishing second.

BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP (Donington Park, 72.36km, 45 miles, 18 laps): 1 T Harvey (GB) Renault 19 16v 34min 59.94sec (ave speed 124.15 kph, 77.14mph); 2 A Menu (Swit) Renault 19 16v +16.18 sec; 3 S Soper (GB) BMW 318i +18.10; 4 J Cleland (GB) Vauxhall Cavalier 16v +19.77; 5 K Odor (GB) Nissan Primera eGT +25.06; 6 J Allam (GB) Vauxhall Cavalier 16v +40.17. Overall standings after two rounds: 1 Soper 36pts; 2 Harvey 24; 3 Cleland 22; 4 Menu 19; 5 J Winkelhock (Ger) BMW 318i 18; 6 Allam 14.

FORMULA 3000 ALL JAPAN SERIES Second leg of 11 (Gotemba, Japan): 1 1 K Hoshino (Japan) Lola 59min 02.025sec; 2 M Apicella (It) Dome 59:15.937; 3 E Irvine (GB) Lola 59:20.265; 6 A Scott (GB) Lola 59:25.596.