Bangers

The name Banger conjures up an impression of heavy contact racing, the 'rookie' Bangers however are an exception to this, being a 'limited contact' class.

The limited contact Banger formula is designed to tempt you, the spectator off the terrace and onto the track for the first time.

The cost and preparation are kept to a minimum in the Bangers. The cars used are all generally standard cars, with the radiator being kept within the engine bay preventing any 'heavy' contact, although there is still enough contact to keep the spectator interested!

Equally entertaining and interesting is the type of car that is used in this formula, where cars considered useless are resurrected and brought back into service.

So, why not give it a go and get that old Honda Civic off your front garden...!

The biggest race of the year for the Bangers is the World Championship which is held at Foxhall Heath Stadium, Ipswich on Saturday 17th November at 5pm!

We also run a 'Back to Basics' version of the formula at selected meetings across our family of Spedeworth/Incarace tracks. Rules are available via the 'Drivers Rules' section of the website.

2018 Spedeworth Bangers World Qualifying

The qualifying system for Spedeworth registered drivers for the Banger World Championship at Ipswich on Saturday 17th November 2018 is as follows:

Gold Rush Wild Card Rounds

The following meetings carry a Wildcard place where the winner of the final carries an automatic spot into the World Final race at Ipswich on Saturday 17th November 2018 plus at each round points are scored on every race on the day for the top 10 finishers 20-18-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1.

Banger Gold Rush Event 1 Birmingham Saturday 17th March
Banger Gold Rush Event 2 Ipswich Saturday 14th April
Banger Gold Rush Event 3 Hednesford Monday 7th May
Banger Gold Rush Event 4 Northampton Saturday 9th June
Banger Gold Rush Event 5 Aldershot Sunday 15th July
Banger Gold Rush Event 6 Yarmouth Sunday 5th August
Banger Gold Rush Event 7 Eastbourne Wednesday 19th September
Banger Gold Rush Finale Mildenhall Sunday 21st October

World Qualifying Rounds

The following meetings are World Qualifying Rounds in these meetings ONLY, points are scored on every race on the day for the top 10 finishers 20-18-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1.

There are 4 World Qualifiers in the South (Aldershot and Eastbourne) and 4 in East Anglia (Ipswich and Yarmouth).

Monday 2nd April Eastbourne
Sunday 27th May Yarmouth
Monday 28th May Ipswich
Sunday 24th June Aldershot
Saturday 21st July Ipswich
Wednesday 25th July Eastbourne
Sunday 29th July Yarmouth
Sunday 30th September - Aldershot

Attendance Points

Attendance points are awarded at the following meetings:-

Southern Based Drivers:

Saturday 17th March Birmingham 15 points
Sunday 25th March Aldershot 10 points
Monday 2nd April Eastbourne 15 points
Saturday 14th April Ipswich 15 points
Sunday 6th May Aldershot 15 points
Sunday 7th May Hednesford 15 points
Sunday 27th May Yarmouth 15 points
Monday 28th May Ipswich 15 points
Wednesday 30th May Eastbourne 10 points
Saturday 9th June Northampton 15 points
Wednesday 13th June Eastbourne 10 points
Sunday 24th June Aldershot 10 points
Wednesday 4th July Eastbourne 10 points
Sunday 15th July Aldershot 15 points
Saturday 21st July Ipswich 15 points
Wednesday 25th July Eastbourne 10 points
Sunday 29th July Yarmouth 15 points
Sunday 5th August Yarmouth 15 points
Wednesday 8th August Eastbourne 15 points
Wednesday 22nd August Eastbourne 10 points (Domestic Bangers Only)
Wednesday 29th August Eastbourne 10 points
Wednesday 19th September Eastbourne 15 points
Sunday 30th September Aldershot 15 points
Sunday 21st October Mildenhall 15 points

East Anglian Based Drivers:

Saturday 17th March Birmingham 15 points
Monday 2nd April Eastbourne 20 points
Monday 2nd April Ipswich 10 points
Saturday 14th April Ipswich 15 points
Saturday 5th May Ipswich 10 points
Sunday 6th May Aldershot 20 points
Sunday 7th May Hednesford 15 points
Sunday 27th May Yarmouth 15 points
Monday 28th May Ipswich 15 points
Saturday 9th June Northampton 15 points
Sunday 15th July Aldershot 15 points
Saturday 21st July Ipswich 15 points
Sunday 29th July Yarmouth 15 points
Sunday 5th August Yarmouth 15 points
Wednesday 8th August Eastbourne 20 points
Monday 27th August Ipswich 10 points
Sunday 9th September Yarmouth 10 points
Wednesday 19th September Eastbourne 15 points
Saturday 22nd September Ipswich 10 points
Sunday 30th September Aldershot 20 points
Sunday 21st October Mildenhall 15 points
Saturday 3rd November Ipswich 10 points

Full attendance points can only be scored if the driver has booked in advance for the meeting 24hrs prior to the scheduled event. A driver turning up without booking in will score only 5 points for a 10 point meeting, 8 points for a 15 point meeting.

Points Deductions


Drivers booking in for any Banger meeting, failing to cancel, and not showing up, will have the relevant points for that meeting deducted from their total i.e. if they would have scored 10 points for being at that event they would have 10 points deducted.

The top 17 Spedeworth registered drivers after the final meetings on Saturday 3rd November 2018 will qualify for the World Championship on Saturday 17th November 2018!

Go to the Rules Page
Go to the Points Page

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Other websites which may be of interest
www.cecilsrentarookie.co.uk


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Where and when you can see this class in action at Spedeworth Tracks

Date Venue Formula
Saturday
17/11/2018 @ 5pm
Ipswich 2018 Season Finale

2018 Banger Championship Of The World

Bangers
Saturday
24/11/2018 @ 5pm
Eastbourne 1300cc Stock Cars
Motor Parts Direct Super Series Grand Final

Bangers
'Back To Basics'

Bone Builders Junior Micra Stock Cars
Saturday
29/12/2018 @ 5pm
Eastbourne 2018 Season Finale

1300cc Stock Cars
Best In Britain

Bangers
'Back To Basics' - Vans

National Saloon Stock Cars
Sunday
30/12/2018 @ 1pm
Yarmouth 2018 Season Finale

National Bangers
Micro Madness - 4-a-side Teams

Lightning Rods
Best In Britain

Superstox
Best In Britain
Hoosier Racing Tire Series Round 19

plus

Bangers
'Back To Basics'
Tuesday
1/1/2019 @ 2pm
Birmingham 2019 Season Opener

2.0 Hot Rods
Best In Britain
Spedeworth points scoring meeting

Bangers
'Back To Basics'

Junior Bangers

Stock Rods
Best In Britain
Spedeworth points scoring meeting
Saturday
26/1/2019 @ 5pm
Eastbourne 2019 Season Opener!!

1300cc Stock Cars

Bangers
Champion Of Champions

Superstox
Saturday
16/2/2019 @ 5pm
Eastbourne Bangers
'Back To Basics'
The Ice Scrapper


Bone Builders Junior Micra Stock Cars

Stock Rods
Spedeworth points scoring meeting

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