Reigning BTCC champion Andrew Jordan says he's got nothing to lose ahead of tomorrow's three race as the Pirtek driver looks to progress from a disappointing 16th position on the grid.

Jordan and Honda endured a horrendous Saturday at Silverstone with the Pirtek Civic lining up 16th directly ahead of the factory Honda efforts of Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal in 17th and 18th - by far the Japanese manufacturer's worst performance of the year.

Despite Jordan clinching a race three podium at Rockingham, Honda machinery struggled to compete at the power hungry circuit thanks to an apparent straight-line deficiency compared to other runners.

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Following their dismal weekend, Neal launched a scathing attack on the championship organisers with a series of criticisms aimed at the state of the regulations.

Coming to Silverstone Jordan admitted he knew it would be much the same case this weekend and qualifying a lowly 16th confirmed his doubts.

"I knew we would be around there. I didn't think we'd get into the top 12, so no, not very surprised at all," Jordan told crash.net.

"We'll try and make some progress and do the best we can with what we've got. The title's over so it's pointless crying over it, we've just got to do the best we can and see what happens tomorrow.

"We've got three races, so we can go, have some fun and try to make some progress. We've had a tricky year and it will be a hard day but that's how it goes."

Jordan refused to elaborate much on his grievances and says what happens now will not make a huge difference to the season as his attempt on successfully defending the championship is now over.

"It is hurting us but I'm not going for the championship so honestly it doesn't make any difference to me," he continued. "Yeah I want to be up there but I'm not losing anything from it, it's just annoying with the way it is but I'm not going to start 'gobbing off' about it.

"That's how it is this year, I lose nothing. Obviously I want to be doing as well as we can. If I go away from here thinking we got as much as we could from it I'll be happy."

Straight-line speed aside, Jordan thinks the balance of his Pirtek Civic may give him a shot of elevating himself up the order but remains cautious on making too much progress.

"The car hasn't been quite as good as we wanted it to be so we'll get our heads together tonight, see where we can improve it and try and make some progress forward but I think it will be a long day but I'll give it a go," he concluded.