NEWSHAM QUITS BTCC FOR BRX Taylor joins Power Maxed
Tin-top ace swaps Chevrolet for Ford Fiesta Supercar
Alongside Dave Newsham, the Power Maxed Racing team will also run a singlemake Swift Sport category car for MSA Academy member, Jake Taylor.
The Retford-based driver graduated from the Junior Swift category for 2015 and finished sixth overall in the Swift Sport series, claiming a podium finish at the final round at Croft.
“I’m very much looking forward to this season and I’m very grateful for this new opportunity with the Power Maxed Racing team,” said Taylor.
“I’m going to carry on learning and developing further, while getting to know the team and the car. I’m aiming for more podiums this year, and hopefully a win. If we could get a win that would be fantastic. With this team, and with a bit more experience, I don’t see why that’s not possible.”
and there were some seriously talented entrants on the day.
“His ability in different disciplines and cars was impressive and his whole attitude in and out of the car was just what we were looking for. I am delighted our judgement was correct back then and that he has proved such a valuable asset to BTRDA.”
Fox is something of a poster boy for the BTRDA. He showed as soon as he began his competition career that the club offers accessible motorsport, and anyone with talent can make their way through the ranks, gain experience and ultimately challenge for the BTRDA’S benchmark awards. His success should be an inspiration to others. ■