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 18th 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.

2017 Spedeworth Bangers World Qualifying

The qualifying system for Spedeworth registered drivers for the Banger World Championship at Ipswich on Saturday 18th November 2017 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 18th November 2017 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 – Wimbledon – Sunday 5th February
Banger Gold Rush Event 2 – Ipswich – Saturday 18th March
Banger Gold Rush Event 3 – Northampton – Sunday 2nd April
Banger Gold Rush Event 4 – Hednesford – Monday 1st May
Banger Gold Rush Event 5 – Aldershot – Sunday 30th July
Banger Gold Rush Event 6 – Yarmouth – Sunday 20th August
Banger Gold Rush Event 7 – Eastbourne – Wednesday 20th September
Banger Gold Rush Finale – Birmingham – Saturday 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, Eastbourne and Wimbledon) and 4 in East Anglia (Ipswich and Yarmouth).

Sunday 26th February – Wimbledon
Saturday 29th April – Ipswich
Sunday 9th July – Aldershot
Saturday 12th August – Ipswich
Sunday 13th August – Yarmouth
Wednesday 30th August – Eastbourne
Sunday 1st October - Aldershot

Attendance Points

Attendance points are awarded at the following meetings:-

Southern Based Drivers:

Sunday 1st January – Wimbledon – 10 points
Sunday 8th January – Wimbledon – 10 points
Sunday 5th February – Wimbledon – 15 points
Sunday 26th February – Wimbledon – 15 points
Saturday 18th March – Ipswich – 15 points
Saturday 1st April – Ipswich – 15 points
Sunday 2nd April – Northampton – 15 points
Sunday 23rd April – Aldershot – 15 points
Saturday 29th April – Ipswich – 15 points
Monday 1st May – Hednesford – 15 points
Sunday 14th May – Aldershot – 15 points
Wednesday 17th May – Eastbourne – 15 points
Sunday 28th May – Aldershot – 10 points
Wednesday 7th June – Eastbourne – 10 points
Sunday 11th June – Aldershot – 15 points
Wednesday 21st June – Eastbourne – 10 points
Saturday 1st July – Ipswich – 10 points
Sunday 9th July – Aldershot – 15 points
Wednesday 12th July – Eastbourne – 10 points
Sunday 30th July – Aldershot – 15 points
Wednesday 2nd August – Eastbourne – 15 points
Wednesday 9th August – Eastbourne – 10 points
Saturday 12th August – Ipswich – 15 points
Sunday 13th August – Yarmouth – 15 points
Sunday 20th August – Yarmouth – 15 points
Wednesday 30th August – Eastbourne – 15 points
Wednesday 6th September – Eastbourne – 10 points
Sunday 10th September – Aldershot – 10 points
Wednesday 20th September – Eastbourne – 15 points
Sunday 1st October – Aldershot – 15 points
Saturday 21st October – Birmingham – 15 points

East Anglian Based Drivers:

Sunday 5th February – Wimbledon – 15 points
Sunday 26th February – Wimbledon – 15 points
Saturday 18th March – Ipswich – 15 points
Saturday 1st April – Ipswich – 10 points
Sunday 2nd April – Northampton – 15 points
Sunday 16th April – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Monday 17th April – Ipswich – 10 points
Saturday 29th April – Ipswich – 15 points
Sunday 30th April – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Monday 1st May – Hednesford – 15 points
Saturday 13th May – Ipswich – 10 points
Sunday 14th May – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Sunday 28th May – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Monday 29th May – Ipswich – 10 points
Saturday 10th June – Ipswich – 10 points
Saturday 1st July – Ipswich – 10 points
Sunday 9th July – Aldershot – 15 points
Sunday 23rd July – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Sunday 30th July – Aldershot – 15 points
Thursday 3rd August – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Thursday 10th August – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Saturday 12th August – Ipswich – 15 points
Sunday 13th August – Yarmouth – 15 points
Thursday 17th August – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Sunday 20th August – Yarmouth – 15 points
Thursday 24th August – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Sunday 27th August – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Monday 28th August – Ipswich – 10 points
Wednesday 30th August – Eastbourne – 15 points
Thursday 31st August – Yarmouth – 10 points – ‘Back To Basics’
Wednesday 20th September – Eastbourne – 15 points
Saturday 23rd September – Ipswich – 10 points
Sunday 1st October – Aldershot – 15 points
Saturday 21st October – Birmingham – 15 points

Bonus Attendance Points

Drivers can earn additional attendance points for visiting other Spedeworth / Incarace ‘domestic’ meetings for which they would not normally receive points.

East Anglians drivers can score bonus points at any of the following meetings:

Not applicable in 2017.

Southern drivers can score bonus points at any of the following meetings:

Not applicable in 2017.

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 21st October 2017 will qualify for the World Championship on Saturday 18th November 2017!

Go to the Rules Page
Go to the Points Page

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Other websites which may be of interest
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Where and when you can see this class in action at Spedeworth Tracks

Date Venue Formula
Saturday
21/10/2017 @ 6pm
Birmingham Bangers
Gold Rush Grand Finale

2.0 Hot Rods

Stock Rods
Sunday
22/10/2017 @ 5.30pm
Yarmouth Bangers
'Back To Basics'

Junior Rods
Dolphin Travel Super Series Grand Final

Rookie Rods
Great Yarmouth Track Championship Grand Final
Saturday
28/10/2017 @ 6pm
Eastbourne 2017 Season Finale - Gala Night

Fireworks Spectacular

Bangers
'Back To Basics'

Historic Stock Cars

Plus Fancy Dress Competition
(See website for more details to follow)
Sunday
29/10/2017 @ 1pm
Aldershot 2017 Season Finale - Gala Event

Fireworks Spectacular

2.0 Hot Rods
Hoosier Racing Tire Series Grand Final

Bangers
'Back To Basics'

Junior Rods

Rookie Rods
Saturday
4/11/2017 @ 6pm
Ipswich Gala Night

Bangers

National Saloon Stock Cars

plus Fireworks Spectacular
Sunday
5/11/2017 @ 3pm
Hednesford 2017 Season Finale - Gala Night

Bangers
Man Of The Midlands Championship
sponsored by Wulfsport in association with Dave Gamble


Classic Hot Rods
Best In Britain

National Hot Rods
2017/18 World Qualifying Round 7

plus Fireworks Spectacular
Sunday
5/11/2017 @ 5pm
Yarmouth Gala Night

Bangers
'Back To Basics' including Destruction Derby

Superstox

plus Fireworks Spectacular
Saturday
18/11/2017 @ 5pm
Ipswich 2017 Season Finale

Bangers
2017 World Championship
Monday
1/1/2018 @ 2pm
Birmingham 2018 Season Opener

Bangers
'Back To Basics'

Incarods

ORCi Ministox

Stock Rods
Best In Britain
Spedeworth points scoring meeting

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