Paul Jordan set to make debut at Isle of Man TT in 2017

Paul Jordan is a former British 125cc championship contender
Paul Jordan is a former British 125cc championship contender

Paul Jordan is set to make his Isle of Man TT debut in 2017 by competing in the Supersport and Supertwins classes.

The 25-year-old Magherafelt rider will ride a Honda Supersport bike and Kawasaki Supertwin machinery under the B&W/Site Sealants Racing team banner.

Jordan recently completed a number of laps of the TT Mountain Course as he begins his preparations for the event.

The ex-British championship competitor began his career on short circuits, before focusing on road racing.

Having started racing in 2005, he finished third in the 2008 British 125cc championship.

Jordan was Irish and Ulster 125cc/Moto3 road race champion in 2015 and in 2016 was runner-up in the Irish road race Supertwins championship.

He has won Irish national road races at Skerries, Faugheen, Armoy, Mid Antrim and Cookstown and secured a fourth place at this year's Ulster Grand Prix.

His best Supersport finishes this season were third at the Mid Antrim 150 in April and fourth positions at Faugheen and Armoy.