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Eddie Jordan

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. He also 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. Midland Group, financed by wealthy Russian-Canadian businessman Alex Schnaider, bought Jordan Grand Prix in early 2005, and the team was subsequently renamed MF1 Racing for 2006. The team was sold again in 2006 to Continue Reading »