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Brands Hatch Round Up

Entering the final round of BTCC 2013 Revive! sponsored Andrew Jordan was in pole position to take the title and become the youngest ever BTCC champion – 34 points ahead in the standings. His objective was to stay clear of trouble and finish in the top 10 to ensure victory.

Race 28 started well – although the heavens had opened and water stood in areas around the track, Jordan kept out of trouble and finished 5th with Jason Plato recording yet another race win.

Race 29 saw Jordan start on the third row with ballast removed and the rain increase in tempo. From the start of the race Jordan found himself  in a tussle with a number of drivers and with heavy rain it seemed a dangerous place to be.  On only the second lap a four car accident saw Jordan shunted off the track and into a barrier causing significant damage to his wheel and for the first time of the season out of the race with 0 points scored.

Race 30 The final race of the year saw Jordan starting from the rear of the field with a clear objective. If Sheddon won Jordan needed to be in the top 10 to maintain his points lead and to win the Championship. Skillful and at times clever tactical driving saw Jordan slowly increase his places but at the same time Sheddon kept control at the front keeping Goss at bay. Sheddon ended winning the race, and to the delight of the following supporters and his family Jordan moved safely to finish 9th and win his first ever BTCC Championship.

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