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Andrew Jordan – Independents Champion

Biography

Andrew Jordan’s racing career began in 2003 in the Junior Rallycross Championship. He went on to win the winter series in his first season and became BTRDA Junior Rallycross Champion the following year. Further success in the discipline followed until he made the switch to the BTCC in 2008. That year, he drove a Eurotech/John Guest Racing Honda Integra and placed 13th overall with two podiums. In 2009, Jordan made history at Donington Park behind the wheel of his VX Racing Vauxhall Vectra, becoming the youngest driver ever to score a BTCC pole position.

‘AJ’ matured as part of the family-run Pirtek Racing squad into one of the fastest and most consistent touring car drivers around, winning the Independents’ title in 2012 before going one better over the course of a stunning 2013 campaign to clinch the overall BTCC Drivers’ crown.

Jordan’s championship defence in 2014 hit the rails after a mid-season shunt at Snetterton, and he eventually finished fifth in the standings. He switched to MG in 2015 and tallied five podiums to conclude proceedings in fifth once again. For 2016, Jordan took the Pirtek brand to Motorbase as he looked to add another title to his mantle in a Ford Focus ST. Duly, he produced the goods with a third Independent Drivers Championship.

Season Results

Event Session Position
Brands Hatch Indy Qualifying 14th
Race 1 11th
Race 2 4th
Race 3 4th
Donington Park Qualifying 25th
Race 1 14th
Race 2 12th
Race 3 10th
Thruxton Qualifying 8th
Race 1 3rd
Race 2 1st
Race 3 21st
Oulton Park Qualifying 12th
Race 1 10th
Race 2 8th
Race 3 8th
Croft Qualifying 8th
Race 1 5th
Race 2 9th
Race 3 5th
Snetterton Qualifying 31st
Race 1 14th
Race 2 14th
Race 3 5th
Knockhill Qualifying 6th
Race 1 6th
Race 2 8th
Race 3 9th
Rockingham Qualifying 14th
Race 1 7th
Race 2 2nd
Race 3 12th
Silverstone Qualifying 4th
Race 1 2nd
Race 2 1st
Race 3 8th
Brands Hatch GP Qualifying 13th
Race 1 DNF
Race 2 13th
Race 3 11th

Driver Info

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 24 May 1989
Place of Birth: Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire
Lives: Lichfield, Staffordshire
Team: Pirtek Racing/Motorbase Performance
Car: Ford Focus

BTCC Debut: Brands Hatch, 30 March 2008

BTCC Races: 268
BTCC Wins: 16
BTCC Podiums: 53
BTCC Poles: 6
BTCC Fastest Laps: 16

Driver Titles

2013 Dunlop MSA BTCC Drivers Championship
2013 Dunlop MSA BTCC Independent Drivers Trophy
2012 Dunlop MSA BTCC Independent Drivers Trophy
2007 British Rallycross Supercar Championship
2005 British, BTRDA & Super Series junior rallycross championships
2005 Ginetta Winter series
2004 BTRDA Junior Rally Championship
2003 Winter Junior Rallycross Championship

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