BMW Pirtek Racing's Andrew Jordan has topped the final British Touring Car Championship practice session of the 2019 season after setting the quickest time during a tricky FP2 at Brands Hatch.

Following a greasy start to the day in FP1, conditions during second practice proved to be just as challenging despite a dry-line starting to emerge on the Grand Prix layout mid-way through the session.

Title challenger Jordan was the driver who took full advantage of a somewhat drying-line and shot to the top of timesheets after setting a series of hot laps on the dry tyre.

A late red-flag with seven-minutes to go meant no one was able to trouble the BMW Pirtek Racing driver's time after another brief period of light rain made grip on the slick tyre a premium.

Due to the challenging track conditions, multiple drivers fell of the circuit at Clearways corner, including the FP2 pacesetter Jordan, who twice went off despite comfortably setting the fastest time.

Trade Price Cars Racing's Jake Hill proved to be the only runner was able to get close to Jordan's time, 0.572s back from the leading BMW 330i M Sport in second position.

For the second session in succession, Ashley Sutton was third fastest for Subaru, ahead of Adam Morgan, Rory Butcher, Stephen Jelley and Chris Smiley in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh.

Championship leader Colin Turkington ended his practice running in eighth. The Team BMW driver posted a time almost 5-seconds off his WSR stable mate, but set his best lap on the wet tyre.

Motorbase Performance stand-in Michael Caine completed FP2 as the fastest Ford Focus RS runner in ninth position, while Josh Cook completed the remainder of the top-ten practice order in tenth. 

 

 

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