Will Martin returned to the top step of the Ginetta Junior podium at Silverstone as championship leader James Hedley span on the opening lap.
Lorcan Hanafin took the chequered flag first on track, but was handed a five second penalty for exceeding track limits, dropping him off the podium.
Hedley started from pole but immedietly came under pressure from Ethan Brooks and Burton. The Elite Motorsport driver dropped back to third before making contact with another driver and spinning.
A number of drivers ran wide to avoid the incident and Hedley dropped down the order, but was able to continue.
The drama ahead allowed Zak O’Sullivan, who had started down the order, to join Martin, Hanafin and Burton in the battle for what was second.
Brooks, whose best finish in the championship was a seventh place at Thruxton, had a small gap at the front of the field, but ran into the gravel at high speed, bringing an early end to his race.
The incident moved Martin into the race lead, but Burton and Hanafin were able to both pass the Richardson Racing driver.
Hanafin led Burton over the line, but both drivers dropped backwards after penalties were applied, allowing Martin to take his first victory since Thruxton.
O’Sullivan took second ahead of James Taylor, who fell backwards on the opening lap and put in a strong recovery drive.
Hanafin took fourth, ahead of Aston Millar and Gus Burton.
Ben Kasperczak took seventh overall on track, but was handed a 1 second time penalty and dropped back to ninth, promoting Haytham Qarajouli onto the rookie podium. Josh Rattican also benefited, finishing P8.
Casper Stevenson rounded out the top 10, while Hedley finished 17th.
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|1||Will Martin||10||Richardson Racing||13m21.198s (11 Laps)|
|2||Zak O’Sullivan||51||R Racing||+0.335s|
|3||James Taylor||66||Richardson Racing||+0.759s|
|4||Lorcan Hanafin||23||Douglas Motorsport||+2.599s|
|5||Aston Millar||70||R Racing||+2.986s|
|6||Gus Burton||57||Douglas Motorsport||+4.818s|
|7||Haytham Qarajouli||75||Total Control Racing||+7.570s|
|8||Josh Rattican||21||R Racing||+8.121s|
|9||Ben Kasperczak||35||BK Racing||+8.514s|
|10||Casper Stevenson||25||Richardson Racing||+8.695s|
|11||Bailey Vosin||22||Douglas Motorsport||+9.763s|
|12||Ethan Hawkey||40||Richardson Racing||+12.713s|
|13||Frankie Taylor||32||Team HARD||+18.089s|
|14||Ben O’Hare||95||Premiership Academy||+19.714s|
|15||Molly Dodd||47||Premiership Academy||+20.666s|
|16||Freddie Tomlinson||62||Douglas Motorsport||+21.921s|
|17||James Hedley||67||Elite Motorsport||+22.645s|
|18||Suleiman Zanfari||52||Elite Motorsport||+25.731s|
|19||Dan Gale||68||Total Control Racing||+38.875s|
|21||Zak Taylor||23||Alastair Rushforth Motorsport||+1m01.634s|
|DNF||Ethan Brooks||86||Total Control Racing||+6 Laps|
|DNF||Joel Pearson||29||R Racing||+11 Laps|