WSR BMW British Touring Car Championship racer Nick Foster retires

British Touring Car Championship podium finisher Nick Foster has retired from the sport

WSR BMW British Touring Car Championship racer Nick Foster retires

A former rally driver, Foster stepped into the BTCC in 2011 after a spell in British GT.

In four years driving WSR-prepared BMWs, Foster scored a best finish of second, at Croft in 2011.

As team-mate to champion Colin Turkington and Rob Collard, Foster was 16th in the standings last year.

"It has been great to be involved in what is the UK's premier racing series, especially with Dick Bennetts' WSR squad, who are without doubt one of the most professional and dedicated teams on the grid," said the 49-year-old.

"It has been great to drive alongside some of the best talents on the grid, including the 2014 champion Colin Turkington.

"A special thanks to Rob Collard, with whom I have enjoyed some great racing and fun times.

"Finally, after four years going round in circles I appear to have found the exit!"

WSR has already signed former MG racer Sam Tordoff in one of its 125i M Sports for 2015.

A second driver is set to be announced at AUTOSPORT International this week, while Turkington is one of the drivers looking for funding for the final seat.

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