Dave Newsham
Dave Newsham

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Name: Dave Newsham
Occupation: Race Car Driver
Gender: Male
Birth Day: July 7, 1967
Age: 53
Country: Wales
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Dave Newsham

Dave Newsham was born on July 7, 1967 in Wales (53 years old). Dave Newsham is a Race Car Driver, zodiac sign: Cancer. Find out Dave Newshamnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He won the BTCC Fans' Driver of the Year award in 2012.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

Undisclosed

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

He began his racing career by joining TOCA in 2008.

Biography Timeline

2008

Born in Carmarthen, Newsham joined the TOCA tour in 2008, competing in the final two rounds of the Renault Clio Cup UK. This led to a full season in 2009, driving for Amery Motorsport. He scored one race win at Silverstone and finished fifth on points at the end of the season. In 2010, he switched to Team Pyro and dominated the series, winning the championship title with twelve race wins.

2011

In 2011, Newsham stepped up to the British Touring Car Championship. Newsham started the season driving for Geoff Steel Racing, with a Super 2000 BMW 320si. He scored a point in his first race at Brands Hatch, but a disappointing weekend at Donington Park which included two retirements prompted him to leave the team.

2012

In 2012, Newsham switched to an ex-Triple Eight Race Engineering S2000 spec Vauxhall Vectra run by Team ES Racing. He achieved his first pole position at Brands Hatch at the start of the season, setting his time during the middle of the session and stayed at the top of the timesheet. He was in contention for the win in race 1 until Jason Plato made contact with him and he retired. He took a third place podium finish in the final race of the day. He scored his second best result of the season at Thruxton when he finished second in the first race. Newsham won his first BTCC race in the third race at Snetterton, and added to his race wins with a lights to flag victory in the third race at Knockhill, his 'local' circuit. He secured his sixth podium of the season at Silverstone in the second race, having already finished second in the first race of the day. Newsham finished the season 9th in the drivers' standings and 6th in the Independents' Trophy. To crown a first full competitive season in the BTCC, Newsham received the official BTCC fans' Driver of the Year award.

Newsham tested for Speedworks Motorsport at Donington Park on 29 November 2012. On 20 December, it was confirmed that he would join the team for the 2013 season. He finished 10th in the standings.

2015

Dave Newsham signed for Power Maxed Racing in 2015 and drove their Chevrolet Cruze. He achieved a pair of 4th place finishes during the year and finished 16th in the championship standings.

2016

Unable to secure the budget for Touring Cars in 2016, Dave ventured into the British Rallycross Championship, again driving for Power Maxed Racing. Halfway through the season, he was recalled to their Touring Car programme for two rounds only to fill in for Kelvin Fletcher. He managed a 7th place at his home race at Knockhill and 9th at Rockingham. He placed 22nd in the standings.

2017

Newsham signed for BTC Norlin Racing in 2017, again driving the Chevrolet Cruze. He placed 14th in the standings.

Family Life

Dave has sons named Kristian and Callum.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Dave Newsham is 54 years, 11 months and 19 days old. Dave Newsham will celebrate 55th birthday on a Thursday 7th of July 2022. Below we countdown to Dave Newsham upcoming birthday.

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