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However, excitement about the new season was ramped up with confirmation that West Surrey Racing – the team running Pirtek Racing’s BTCC programme – was to switch to an all- new car for 2019. BMW’s 3 Series is regarded as one of the most iconic touring cars of all time, having multiple titles at both national and international level through the years. The decision to move to the 330i M Sport gave WSR a huge challenge – with the Pirtek Racing car one of three needing to be built in time for the new season. Working closely with the team as the build was completed, Andrew was able to proudly reveal the stunning new car in time for the series’ annual Season Launch event at Brands Hatch. “Since our relationship started with Pirtek, we have been involved in some very exciting and successful projects,” he reflected. “To now be involved with bringing the 3 Series back to the BTCC alongside West Surrey Racing is not only very exciting, but something we should be very proud of. “The work that has gone into the new car in such a short amount of time has been incredible and the end result looks fantastic. Everyone involved in the build has pulled out all the stops to get the car ready for the new season and I think the end result is the best looking Pirtek Racing car so far.” Following a brief shakedown session, a day of testing alongside the rest of the Class of 2019 saw Andrew and the new Pirtek Racing BMW on the pace from the outset.

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Andrew Jordan and Pirtek Racing headed into the New Year looking forward to the 2019 British Touring Car Championship and anticipation jumped to new levels as the opening round of the campaign at Brands Hatch moved closer.

This year was already set to be a big one for Andrew as he entered his tenth season running under the Pirtek Racing banner, with the partnership between the Jordan family and Pirtek going back even further to 2004 when his

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