Newsham "sad to leave BTCC" as he launches rallycross campaign

BTCC race winner Dave newsham has announced he won't be returning to the championship this season, but will instead be racing in the British Rallycross Championship.

Newsham tried rallycross in 2014, taking part in the Croft Grand Prix, but this will be the first time he has competed over a full season. However Newsham is staying with the Power Maxed Racing team with which he raced in the BTCC in 2015. The team will enter a 600 BHP, All-Wheel-Drive Ford Fiesta in the Supercar class.