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Michael Jordan race Team

English 0 1 7 0 2 1989 2006 14th (34 things)
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Michael "Mike" Jordan (born 17 February 1958 in Sutton Coldfield, England) is a Brit racing motorist which competed in various classes of saloon and sportscar racing. He can contend for his very own JordanSport.co.uk group within the 2009 Britcar Production Championship. He's won three Uk brands, and invested three years competing in the BTCC against many motorists less than half their age, including their son and team-mate Andrew. In 2006 he became the oldest driver ever to win a BTCC competition. He lives in Lichfield together with wife Judith and their three young ones.

Racing career[edit]

He started racing when you look at the belated 1970s with a Morris small into the Classic Saloon Car Club's Pre-57 road-going tournament, which he won in 1979. He bought the car from a workmate with bankloans, and drove it on the road. Their very first BTCC appearances were in 1989 in a Peugeot.

He was Porsche Cup champ in 1987 and 1991. Then competed in saloon cars and won the Willhire twenty-four hour battle in 1992 and 1993, additionally completing runner up in 1992 ESSO Group N Saloon vehicle Championship.

GT Racing[edit]

In 2000, he teamed up with Mark Sumpter to race a Porsche GT3R inside GTO division regarding the British GT Championship, promoting Mark to your name. Mike then jumped into the top class of British GT tournament to race a thundering Lister Storm with David Warnock. Despite tough resistance, they won the title in 2001 and completed next the next season. Mike additionally made their FIA GT tournament with Lister in 2001, winning outright at Nurburgring whenever integrating Jamie Campbell-Walter.

In 2002, he also competed with Mark inside Daytona 24 Hours, completing the battle at their particular first attempt. For 2003, Mike once more teamed with Mark Sumpter to participate in FIA GT tournament alongside group mates Godfrey and David Jones.

For 2004 and 2005, he gone back to the Uk GT Championship, winning events in 2004 with Sumpter and leading the chase of this Ferraris in 2005 when partnered by former TVR Tuscan opponent Michael Caine.

BTCC[edit]

In 2006, Jordan returned to the British Touring automobile Championship in an ex-Team Dynamics Honda Integra went by his Eurotech Racing staff. Jordan broke a BTCC record at Mondello Park if you take his very first and just BTCC competition win. By taking the win, be became the tournament's oldest ever competition winner at the age 48. His season completed poorly after experience of James Thompson caused him to crash heavily, causing him to invest several days in medical center.

Full British Touring Vehicle Tournament outcomes[edit]

(key) Races in strong indicate pole position (1 point awarded – 2006–2008 only in very first battle, 1989 in course) events in italics suggest fastest lap (1 point awarded – 1989, 2006–2008 all races, 1989 in class) * indicates that driver lead battle for one lap (1 point awarded all races 2006 onwards)

Source: en.wikipedia.org
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