Andrew Jordan scored his first Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship double success in more than five years when the BMW Pirtek Racing driver won both the opening races at Thruxton yesterday.

Jordan impressively bounced back from a dismal Donington Park last time out, which saw his car heavily damaged in a multi-car accident that put the 29-year old Lichfield driver out for the rest of the meeting.

But the 2013 champion was back on top form at Thruxton on Sunday, winning the first two races of the day in his West Surrey Racing designed-and-built BMW 330i M Sport.

Jordan, who also won a race at the opening round of the BTCC at Brands Hatch, is now ninth in the drivers’ table on 65 points, after nine of the 30 races.

“It was a credit to BMW and WSR because the car was in a sorry state as we all know after Donington Park,” said Jordan. “That’s how we do it! I love Thruxton, WSR and this new BMW 3 Series. Race two was tricky with the weight in, and in a way it was good that I had Colin behind because the weight hurt the balance of the car. But a BMW 3 Series one-two, the first of the year! I can't remember when I last had a double. We're on form. We're a good team with a good car and good drivers.”

Andrew Jordan wears a Stilo ST5 F Zero 8860 helmet, supplied by Nicky Grist Motorsports.

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