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Dave Newsham
Dave Newsham
Driver Details
Nationality {{{{{natflag}}}}} British[1] United Kingdom
Date of Birth 7/7/1967
Date of Death Unknown
Début Brands Hatch Indy 2011[1]
Championships 0
2015 Position Unknown
First Win Unknown
Previous Teams Geoff Steel Racing
Speed Tuning Racing
Team ES Racing
Speedworks Motorsport
Career Statistics
Total Entries 0 (0 Starts)
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
Wins 0 (0 in Class)
Total Points 0
Current Season
Team AmD Tuning.com
Car Unknown
Number Standings Points
17 0

Dave Newsham is a driver in the 2014 BTCC Season. Having debuted in 2011 for Geoff Steel Racing, Newsham has been an ever present force in the BTCC, with two wins under his belt.[1]

Current SeasonEdit

Newsham is currently competing in the 2014 season with AmD Tuning.com, driving a Ford Focus ST.[1] This is the first time that AmD Tuning have run an NGTC car, but a best finish of ninth at the opening round at Brands Hatch's Indy circuit saw them claim their first points running a new car.[1]

BackgroundEdit

Managing director of Norscott Vending, Newsham began fully competitive motorsport in 2008, joining the TOCA organised Renault Clio Cup at the end of the season.[2] A full season in 2009 was followed by a dominant display in 2010, twelve wins for Newsham was enough to see him take the title.[2] With that, and a single appearance in the Ginetta G50 Cup, set Newsham up for a season in the BTCC.[2]

BTCC HistoryEdit

Newsham's debut came at the first round of the 2011 season at Brands Hatch. Driving a Super 2000 BMW 320si run by Geoff Steel Racing, Newsham claimed a solitary point in six races before leaving the team.[2] A second debut came for Newsham that same year, now driving for Special Tuning Racing in a SEAT Leon.[2] 30 more points saw Newsham take 15th in the driver's standings in his debut season.[2]

Race WinnerEdit

DN Vectra 2012

Newsham in his 2012 machine.

Team ES Racing.com decided to take Newsham in 2012, allowing him to use a Vauxhall Vectra for that year.[2] Newsham would take two wins that year, his maiden one coming at Snetterton, while the second came at Knockhill, his local circuit.[2] 2013 saw Newsham switch to a fourth team, Speedworks Motorsport, although the move did not allow him to add to his tally of wins.[2]

BTCC RecordEdit

A table containing Dave Newsham's best results in the BTCC. The figures after the information about the car used indicate Dave Newsham's best finish at that meeting.

Year Team Pos Pts Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
2011 Geoff Steel Racing 15th 31 BMW 320si 10 15
Special Tuning Racing SEAT Leon 8 8 7 11 15 11 4
2012 Team ES Racing.com 9th 202 Vauxhall Vectra 3 4 2 10 12 1 1 12 2 6
2013 Speedworks Motorsport 10th 176 Toyota Avensis 9 7 8 6 5 8 10 7 6 4
2014 AmD Tuning.com Ford Focus ST 9

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