Jeff Smith rejoins Eurotech for 2015 BTCC season

Former British Touring Car Championship racer Jeff Smith will return to the series in 2015 after becoming a shareholder in the title-winning Eurotech team

Jeff Smith rejoins Eurotech for 2015 BTCC season

Smith drove a Eurotech Honda Civic alongside champion Andrew Jordan in 2013 before business commitments forced him to leave the series.

The 48-year-old contested sporadic British GT races this season and will now return to the BTCC after becoming a part-owner of the team founded by Mike Jordan.

Smith said: "This is the pinnacle of UK saloon car racing and there is no better place than the BTCC to race.

"The chance to rejoin the ever-competitive grid was an opportunity not to be missed for me and my key sponsor ICD.

"I'm really looking forward to the challenge and being part of the BTCC package again.

"With some updates on the cars we should be as competitive as we were in 2013."

Mike Jordan added: "Jeff has always put his full effort into the sport and is a very capable driver, so for us to put this deal together gives him an excellent platform for his racing, along with an ongoing business opportunity for the future".

Eurotech's other driver plans for 2015 have yet to be finalised. It has not ruled out running a third car.

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