Jordan 'surprised' by Brands win

Andrew Jordan said he was "so surprised" to end the British Touring Car Championship with a victory

Jordan 'surprised' by Brands win

The Eurotech Vauxhall driver held Steven Kane at bay to record a lights-to-flag win - his second such result of the season.

After only finishing ninth and seventh in the previous two races though, he had not been expecting to stay at the front for long.

"We were struggling with the car all weekend and going into the last race I wasn't confident we had the pace to keep Kane behind us - but we were still aiming for a podium," Jordan said.

"But the car was better in the final race than in the previous two. We had been scratching our heads earlier in the day working out which way to head on set up. I'm just thrilled we could keep them behind and win the race.

Jordan, whose previous win had come in the reversed grid race at Croft in June, finished the season 10th in the championship and seventh in the independents' category.

The former factory Vauxhall driver has high expectations for 2011 though, should he remain with his father Mike's Eurotech outfit.

"Fingers crossed we'll be back in 2011 to mount a challenge on the independent championship and fight for more wins," he added.

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