Nick Foster

Nick Foster returns to BMW at Rockingham

Former BTCC regular Nick Foster makes a one-off return to the series next weekend after it was confirmed he would drive the Team IHG® Rewards Club BMW at Rockingham this weekend.

Foster is testing at Donington Park today ahead of this weekend's races at Rockingham

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Regular racer Andy Priaulx misses the event due to scheduled GT commitments with BMW and after careful consideration of some 16 interested drivers, both IHG®Rewards Club and West Surrey Racing opted for Foster’s return.

Foster announces BTCC retirement

Nick Foster has annouced he won't be back in the BTCC this season, and is retiring from racing in the category.

The 49-year-old has spent the last four seasons with eBay Motors-sponsored West Surrey Racing, after initially saying he saw the BTCC as a three year project.

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Thruxton announces safety improvements

Thruxton owners BARC have announced safety improvements to Church bend, the circuit's fastest corner, after three crashes there during this year's Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship meeting.

In separate incidents, Nick Foster, Ollie Jackson and Simon Belcher all left the circuit at Church bend.

Nick Foster was among those to crash at Thruxton this year

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After a consultation lasting more than four months, and involving motorsport's governing body the MSA, as well as the Environment Agency and local planning department, the circuit has applied for planning permission to change the elevation of the run off area, remove shrubs, and replace the tyre barrier with Armco and belted tyres.