Andrew Jordan surprised by post-Donington results
Andrew Jordan admits he has been surprised by his strong results since Donington Park after securing a second straight double victory at Croft.
As had been the case at Thruxton in round three, Jordan took victory in both the first and second races of the weekend in North Yorkshire to make it five wins for the season – leaving him just one shy of the total he secured in 2013 en-route to the championship title.
A solid eighth place in race three allowed the West Surrey Racing man to climb up to fourth in the championship standings despite his accident at Donington that ruled him out of all three races, with the Pirtek Racing-backed driver now firmly back in title contention as a result.
“To get the double win again here is great, and I’d probably say it is more special than at Thruxton as it isn’t often that you see people do it in consecutive events,” he said. “It’s really brought us back into contention in the standings and we’ve been strong all weekend. The team has done a great job; I was just the final piece of the jigsaw pulling it all together.
“Race one and two were fantastic and race three was fun, although we didn’t have the pace in the damp conditions. We didn’t quite nail the set-up as we had to rush with which way to go ahead of the start, and it was all about taking what we could from it.
“Without a mistake on the final lap, we could have had a top six but I’m not complaining with a score of over 50 points from the weekend.
“After Donington Park, I didn’t expect to come back and win four of the next six races but I’m aware that things can change quickly in this game. We’re now right back in the mix and I’m going to enjoy this success, but we aren’t even at the halfway stage of the season and there is a long way still to go.”