Eddie Jordan

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Eddie is a former racing driver and the founder and owner of the Jordan Grand Prix, a Formula One constructor which operated from 1991 to 2005.

Eddie Jordan also known as “EJ” (born March 30, 1948), founded Jordan Grand Prix in 1991 and gave Michael Schumacher his Formula 1 debut in the team’s debut season.

In 1998 Eddie Jordans team achieved its best ever result when drivers Damon Hill and Ralf Schumacher finished first and second at the Belgian Grand Prix. In 1999, Jordan achieved their F1 zenith when Heinz-Harald Frentzen became a genuine contender for the championship, ultimately finishing third, the best placing ever of a Jordan driver and accumulating two race wins along the way. He was leading the European Grand Prix, but retired because of electrical problems.

In 2009, Eddie Jordan joined the BBC as a pundit for BBC Sport F1 coverage alongside Jake Humphrey, David Coulthard and Martin Brundle.

Eddie is a fan of Coventry City and has been linked with takeover bids for the club. He is also a Celtic FC shareholder. Eddie’s other sporting interests include golf and horse racing, where he has horses in training with Mouse Morris.

He has several other companies still owned partly or wholly by himself, including the vodka brand Vodka V10 and the energy drink brand EJ-10

Eddie has written an autobiography, “An Independent Man”.

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