SAM Tordoff will make his return to the British Touring Car Championships at Brands Hatch this weekend.

After a year out competing in the British GT Championship, the Rawdon driver is back on the grid driving a Team GardX Racing with Motorbase Ford Focus’

Tordoff had good pace in the official BTCC media launch at Donington Park and was the fourth fastest on the day.

This year there will be a maximum 32 cars on the grid and Tordoff is one of the 17 drovers who have race wins to their name