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Why the BTCC's best villain can't stop playing the game

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Jason Plato and the British Touring Car Championship are inextricably linked. The charismatic self-styled bad boy has done well out of the series, while it also benefits from his combative star-quality.

Plato has been the most recognisable face in the BTCC for two decades, and he has backed up his notoriety with success. He's won more races than anyone else, and has taken two championships.

He admits that if he were a different type of driver, those statistics would be vastly different.

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