Eurotech Racing

by Team TCF
Eurotech Racing

GT racer Mike Jordan’s Eurotech Racing squad have been successful in both GT Racing and the British Touring Car Championship, the family team having grown up into the BTCC’s newest giant-killers of the future.

Jordan himself has been a race winner with the squad in a Porsche 911 during the 2004 and 2005 British GT championship, but has since brought the team to BTCC in 2006. This was not their first experience in the series however, Jordan having raced a Peugeot 309 GTi in the 1989 season’s secondary 2-litre class to sixth place in the points.

2006 saw Eurotech turn their hands to BTCC more comprehensively as Jordan acquired an ex-Dynamics Honda Integra for an Independent attack on the series, superbly winning in only the sixth race of their season at Mondello, Jordan finishing 10th overall as Eurotech finished fifth in the team’s championship. Four more podiums followed in 2007, third Independent and sixth in the overall team’s standings the reward.

Eurotech doubled their single-car entry with another Integra for 2008, Jordan’s son Andrew joining the team and claiming two podiums alongside his father as the team finished eighth in the championship, returning in 2010 with Andrew Jordan driving a unique turbocharged Vauxhall Vectra under the Pirtek Racing banner, using the BTCC’s new NGTC engine.

Two wins followed, the Pirtek racing finishing sixth in both team championships before picking up another win in a competitive 2011 season where Jordan finished sixth overall.

2012 saw Pirtek Racing team up with Team Dynamics once again to field two customer NGTC-specification Honda Civics for Jordan and Clio racer Jeff Smith, the year ending with their maiden championship triumphs as Jordan claimed Independent championship honours not just for himself, but for the Independent team’s championship also.

# Driver Specification Car Pos. Pts.
2006 – Team Eurotech Racing with John Guest
77 Mike Jordan BTC-T Honda Integra 10 91
Independents Trophy 5 162
Teams Championship 5 93
Independent Teams Championship 3 164
2007 – Team Eurotech Racing with John Guest Speedfit
77 Mike Jordan BTC-T Honda Integra 8 131
Independents Trophy 3 260
Teams Championship 6 125
Independent Teams Championship 3 267
2008 – John Guest Racing
77 Mike Jordan BTC-T Honda Integra 14 34
Independents Trophy 7 133
78 Andrew Jordan Honda Integra 13 56
Independents Trophy 6 138
Teams Championship ( -10 Penalty Points) 8 89
Independent Teams Championship ( -10 Penalty Points) 5 222
2010 – Pirtek Racing
77 Andrew Jordan S2000 Chassis
with NGTC Engine
Honda Integra 10 101
Independents Trophy 7 149
Teams Championship 8 98
Independent Teams Championship 6 181
2011 – Pirtek Racing
55 Jeff Smith S2000 Chassis
with NGTC Engine
Vauxhall Vectra 17 19
Independents Trophy 13 49
77 Andrew Jordan Vauxhall Vectra 6 134
Independents Trophy 3 209
Teams Championship ( -10 Penalty Points) 7 151
Independent Teams Championship ( -10 Penalty Points) 4 225
2012 – Pirtek Racing
55 Jeff Smith NGTC Vauxhall Vectra 12 157
Independents Trophy 9 222
77 Andrew Jordan Vauxhall Vectra 4 346
Independents Trophy 1 425
Teams Championship 3 509
Independent Teams Championship 1 475
2013 – Pirtek Racing
55 Jeff Smith NGTC Honda Civic
77 Andrew Jordan Honda Civic

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