British Touring Car Championship star Andrew Jordan will switch to the factory MG team for the 2015 season because he says it will give him the best chance to recapture the crown.
He will replace Jason Plato in the team. Plato, the most successful driver in the BTCC in terms of race wins, is pursuing options elsewhere to remain in the championship.
Jordan has previously driven for his family-run Eurotech Racing team. He said that he was relishing the chance to work with Tripe Eight Racing, which operates the MG programme, and he thinks that he will be winning races from the very start of the season at Brands Hatch on 4 and 5 April.
“Joining this team gives me the best chance I will have of winning the championship again – it is as simple as that,” he said. “The MG was quick in 2014 and I can’t see any reason why we can’t be winning races straight out of the box.