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[12-11-18] Raffle Prizes Info

Having just arrived on my holiday I have seen a couple have people asked about raffle prizes ect.

Saturdays 10th November saw the annual Drivers Presentation Evening take place, a few issues with regards a couple of trophies but I would like to thank thse that turned up and supported such an excellent night. I will sort the issues with trophies on my return in a couple of weeks, again all I can do is apologise.

 

With regards the raffle I list below the prizes, the winners and the raffle ticket numbers.

Teng Tool Top Box                                           -Micro Formula 2 team 25-                          Ticket Number 0184

£100 Buxton Raceway Voucher                  -Jemma Murray                                -                              Ticket Number 1753

2 Formula 2 World Final Tickets                                -StoxKart                             -                              Ticket Number 0143

£100 Cash Sponsored by MJS                      -Bunty                                  -                              Ticket Number 0691

£60 Buxton Karting Voucher                       -Aaron Potter Hodgson -                              Ticket Number 1767

StoxKart Hire @ Buxton Raceway             -Ian Higgins                        -                              Ticket Number 0127

Name and Number Set by Fly Signs         -Sophie Morfitt                                -                              Ticket Number 1758

MOT by Marriott Auto Services                 -Sarah Kuszdiersy            -                              Ticket Number 0707

£50 Tyrefit Voucher                                        -Paul Beale                         -                              Ticket Number 1532

Family Ticket Buxton Speedway                               -Scott Swarbrick                               -              Ticket Number 1516

2 Full English Breakfasts                                               -National MiniStox 24    -                              Ticket Number 0306

£25 Bike Voucher                                             -Henry Watson                 -                              Ticket Number 1552

Days Signwriting by Phil Hutson                               -Lewis Hall                          -                              Ticket Number 0640

50% off Lock Kit                                                                -Charlie Marriott                              -              Ticket Number 0366

Box Chocolates                                                 -Matt Evans                        -                              Ticket Number 1601

R & R Beauty Voucher                                    -Dan Ranson                      -                              Ticket Number 1679

Box Strongbow from Bollington Beers   -Tracy Cantrell                  -                              Ticket Number 1612

Bottle Lambrini                                                                -Micro F2 300                     -                              Ticket Number 0215

Bottle Wine                                                       -Cyril Smith                        -                              Ticket Number 0398

Beard Tidy Set                                                   -Dan Ranson                      -                              Ticket Number 1678

Box Haribos                                                        -National MiniStox 67    -                              Ticket Number 0313

Box Cadburys Heros                                       -Henry Watson                 -                              Ticket Number 1554

Box Chocolates and Pamper Set                               -Matt Smith Team MJS  -                              Ticket number 1723

Bottle Gordans Pink Gin                                               -Ian Higgins                        -                              Ticket Number 0132

Box Biscuits                                                        -Amy Carr                            -                              Ticket Number 435

Box Celebrations             -                              -UK Modified 496             -                              Ticket Number 0005

 

As I explained on the night I am away now for a couple of weeks and will get the prizes to you as soon as I can on my return home.

 

 

[9-11-18] 2018 Roll of Honour

Here is a list of all the championship winners during 2018, we thank you all for putting on some great racing.

Hot Fords
Points 76 Richard Pearce
Gold Roof 76 Richard Pearce
British Championship 14 Luke Pepper
Northern & Midland 121 Nigel Boothroyd

Street Bangers
Points Championship 181 Paul Beale
Gold Roof 18 Callum Corbett
Northern & Midland 181 Paul Beale
Peggy Marson Memorial 125 Billy Kidd
Peaks Championship 290 Johnny Harrison

Unlimited Street Bangers
Points Championship 178 Andy Walsh
British Championship 821 Ryan Shuff

Super Bangers
Points Championship 111 Dave Billing
British Championship 111 Dave Billing
Northern & Midland 111 Dave Billing
Silverdale Shield 111 Dave Billing
George Mycock Memorial 111 Dave Billing
Rob Jenkins Memorial 110 Grant Heath
National Championship 276 Tyler Billing
Finals Presidents 111 Dave Billing
Runner up Burton Cup 3 Dave Cope

Open Rods
Points Championship 89 Dave Swingewood
British Championship 85 Ben White
Gold Roof 272 Richard Ringrose
Northern & Midland 89 Dave Swingewood
Peaks Championship 80 Pete Hughes
Whites & Yellows Championship 813 Dan Ranson

Junior Micra Rods
Points Championship 888 Billy Butler
Gold Roof 888 Billy Butler
Stars of the Future 17 Will Cooley
Northern Championship 209 Zac Pears
Peaks Championship 19 Ben Germany

1300 Stockcars
Points Championship 555 Amy Carr
National Championship 414 Mark Veall
Track Championship 196 Craig Mitchell
British Championship 414 Mark Veall
European Championship 196 Craig Mitchell
Peaks Championship 200 Ryan Young
Northern Championship 374 Darren Munford
Whites and Yellows Points 555 Amy Carr

Northern & Midland Car and Caravan Jump 31 Jake Randles
Caravan Race Northern & Midland 666 Dan Lucas

BriSCA F2
Track Points Championship 618 Ben Lockwood
Whites & Yellows 787 Ollie Hertzog
Sarah Temple Memorial 251 Craig Driscoll
Stuart Swales White Top 137 Russell Chadwick

 

 

[2-11-18] We have light

On the 3rd November there is a drifting event and it will be the first chance for the public to see Buxton Raceway under lights, its is expected that the lighting system will be use at the 4th November meeting as well as the racing draws to a close for the final time this season.

The track has invested in a quantity of brand new LED light units, as you can see in the pic things are looking very impressive already with still quite a few left to fit.

The lights will be added to in number and in 2019, it is hoped to run the occasional evening meeting and of course the BriSCA F2 World Final will be an evening meeting on 7th September.

Many thanks to Brian Smith Electricals for providing assistance in the planning and installation.

 

[2-11-18] 21st October Review

 With 24 races planned it was going to be one of the busiest days of the season. We had "new race winners" in most formulas always great to see.
The Junior stoxkarts were on track first and 257 Ben Limb won from superstars 59 Connor Benstead and 468 Bradley Cooper. In race 2 it was Ben Again in top spot, this time Bradley and Connor swopped finishing positions. In this race 260 Chester Love rolled over bringing a race suspension, on the restart all went well until gold top racer 355 Aiden Grindey also rolled. In the third race and Aiden kept it on four wheels to take the win from 345 Tom Andrew and Bradley.
The Youngsters in the Micro F2s next and 51 Joelyn Maynard won 2 of the races, 607 Christina Sillifant won the other race, 317, 496 and 306 all deserve a mention as they were there or thereabouts in each race, well done.
Junior Micra rods firstly battled for the" gold roof " and it was 888 Billy Butler who has the honour for 2019, runner up was 181 Matt Arrowsmith. 113 Sidnie Mercer won heat 2, the only her second win, with Matt in second place. Matt won the last 2 races [Heat and Final].
The superbangers had a good field of racers to race for the "Nationals" which was won by 276 Tyler Billing with dad Dave in second place. To prove it was no fluke Tyler took race 2 as well, and was second in the George Mycock memorial trophy race, which Dave won, just keeping the wins in the family.
On to the Senior stoxkarts and 111 Russ Sumner won heat one with 257 Kelvin Limb in runner up spot. In heat 2 the Nunns finished first and second, with 229 Joe Higgins in third. In the final it was Carl Nunn leading the pack home with Joe and Kelvin in second and third placings.
Brisca F2s hit the track firstly to compete for the White and Yellow grade championship, which after a great battle was won by 787 Olly Hertzog from defending champ 299 Steve Smith. Heat one and again Olly won again from 325 Ryan Sheehan and 960 Adrian Whitehead. In heat 2 and the grand National 876 Stuart Moss was winner with a proper stock car nudge on the lead car on the final turn, a very determined effort. 817 Tim Bailey grabbed the 20 lap grand final with scottish driver no16 Craig Wallace in the runner up slot.
Street bangers next and the more they raced the more action increased.No18 Callum Corbett was un defeated, including winning the gold roof race, Andy Walsh and Paul Beale and Emily Bailey were great entertainers. in the last race a race the wrong way round race had plenty of contact with the most determined nudge on the last bend as 199 Jon Leach probably thought he had it won but Callum had other ideas "that nudge" , and blasting on to victory. It was another value for money action packed afternoon here at Buxton.

 

[14-10-18] 30th September Review

What a meeting here at Buxtons BriSCA F1 shoot out round, supported by the V8 Hotstox, National Ministox and the Golden years cars from the Heritage F1. It was ACTION from the first green flag to the last chequered.

The Golden  years were on track first and it was great to see racers from the 60s through to the early 80s demonstrating the old days of stox. 375, 212/190 and 304 were  the top 3 in race one. In race two no1 won with the same cars  in the 2nd and 3rd slots . In their last race 304 won from 212/190 with no1 in third. Pontiac ,Oldsmobile, Ford and chevy v8s without silencers, no power steering, skinny tyres on most cars, great times relived for all to see.

Mini stox next, a white and yellow grade race first and 277 Tom Rogers won from novice Sam Critchley. 3 wins for Jack Witts a heat, final and allcomers, he meant business. The other win went to 392 Lewis Evans who like his brother raced their hearts out as usual, great stuff.

The v8 Hotstox provided loads of action, 485 Steve Thompson won a heat and the allcomers. No1 Adam Joyce had a DNF in race one then won race two and a runner up spot in the final, in the allcomers he ended up on his roof sliding along the home straight. The Spencer boys were quick all afternoon with 298 Tom taking the grand final, and second place finish in the last race after a great drive.

BriSCA F1 Shoot out Round 3 sponsored by Stockcar Magazine, with some full contact, bumperwork dished on a regular basis, resulting in lots of spin outs, fence testing it was very entertaining.515 FWJ won heat one, and the GN race was also third in the final. 37 Chris Cowley grabbed a win as did 175 Karl Hawkins. 220 William Hunter led the rest over the finish line in the Grand final. 501, 172, and 152 had some well deserved high place finishes.

17 races on the day, excellent entertainment, a great advert for oval racing, well done to all.

 

[3-10-18] 23rd September Review

With 23 races ahead of us here at Buxton, proceedings got underway with the junior Stox karts and it kicked off with a spectacular ROLLOVER, 750 Hannah Andrew was the unlucky youngster, she flipped over about 6 yes 6 times. Hannah climbed out with assistance and the 750 team repaired the racer and Hannah was back out to do battle later in the meeting, an amazing effort by all concerned.
59 Connor Benstead won heat one, 468 Bradley Cooper took heat two and repeated it in the final. with Connor in second. 44,52 and 260 all ran well.

Stoxkarts seniors had 471 Alaister Houghton win the heats, 295 Danny Nunn, pipped 229 Joe Higgins after a great scrap in the final. Plenty of action packed racing from all the karts.

Micro F2s saw 51 Joelyn Maynard clinch heat one, then he was runner up in heat 2 .425 Boden Murfin was second in the first race and won the second.In race 3 no8 James Owen took his turn with the chequered flag ahead of 355 Archie Grindey, in this race Joelyn was docked 2 places for avoidable contact.

BRISCA F2s next and it was good to see some new racers to Buxton that is on track . However 618 Ben Lockwood as he has done quite a few times this season won both heats and the final, leaving 318 Leyton O Reilly to win the last race. 982 Martin Bentley recorded some podium finishes for his efforts.

The Rebels and 31 Karl Emmett won the first race and was runner up in race 2 then he followed that with 4th in the final, No77 Josh Spiers was second in a heat and won another.202 Tom Dayman won the last race on a damp track which caused a few to spin a lot!!! The Final was won by 80 Keith Murphy with 469 Ian Chalkey in second, which he repeated in the last event. 265 managed a fast rollover but managed to re join.

The UK Modifieds had 85 Buxton regular Ben White win the first race,70 Brent Russell took both the other races.43 Ken Edwards raced in each race with the inside front wheel in the air each time he entered the straights it didn't slow him at all.

The street bangers raced first for the Peggy Marson memorial trophy and young 125 Billy Kidd took top spot from 199 Jonathan Leach and 18 Callum Corbett. In race two and the final 551 Leyland Marson cleaned up, his first time on track at Buxton this season, he made one young fans day by giving him one of his trophies. 83 Scott Mclay had a couple of second place finishes. In the final, a wrong way round race had 278 rolling over causing a race suspension, on the re start 143 also rolled causing another suspension , maybe the damp surface and going in the opposite direction bamboozled the racers, anyway it made great entertainment. to some up lots of rollovers ,bumper ,work and fast racing just what the race fans wanted.

 

[3-10-10] 9th September Review

The Open Rods Gold roof race started proceedings and after a great race 272 Richard Ringrose needs to paint gold on his before their next race day. Runner up was 43 Stuart Bromley. 180 Paul Lockett won Heat one with 44 Hayley Harvey next over the line. Yellow grade racer 18 Aaron Webber took heat two with Hayley second again. 16 Callum Hazlehurst won the Final.

The Superbangers firstly battled for the British championship and lined up in order of the points table, putting 111 Dave Billing and 110 Grant Heath on the front row and that's how they finished with young 276 Tyler Billing in third place. In race two it was young Mr Billing first over the finish line from Billing senior and Grant in third. Grant won the third race from Dave 111 and no21 Nigel Heath.

The Junior Micra Rods had the wins going to 888 Billy Butler with a heat and final, 113 Sidnie Mercer won her first ever race, well done.

The Hot Fords had 1 Dave Carter had his best results for a long while with two wins and a second place. 483 Richard Handy grabbed a win and had runner up spots in the final. and a heat, A quick mention for 106 Gerald Pickford had a second place in a heat and was enjoying his day.

The Vauxhall 1300 stock cars was dominated by 374 Darren Mumford who won all races!. Nice to have 288 Gavin Charlesworth back on track after a long layoff.

The Modstox saw 1 Liam Sankey take a heat and final. 63 Chris Pink held every racer off to take heat two. The Flynns 70 and 707 were on form finishing in the points in each race. 940 Dave Noakes was the one to beat in the Helter Skelter race.

The Street Banger rods "raced" and 181 Paul Beale won race one with 18 Callum Corbett in second. In heat two 178 Andy Walsh was home first with Paul second, Callum in this rolled over on the back straight on lap one resulting in a race stoppage, with the car pushed back onto its wheels a quick check over for safety and he rejoined the race as a complete restart was declared by the race steward. Onto the final and leader 181 Paul was way ahead meanwhile 31 and 821 were having fun banging into each at every opportunity, and as Paul caught to them it was decision time, to pass them or not, Paul saw a gap and went for it, unfortunately the gap closed squashing the 181 racer leaving Andy Walsh with an easy victory with Callum in second place.

 

 

[29-8-18] Drones at Buxton Raceway

Thanks to Elliot and Josh for filming some of the racing with their high speed drones, please visit their channels and subscribe, they will be back soon!

 

 

 

[28-8-18] Open Rods Starting Positions

The following rule applies from now on

STARTING POSITIONS
Drivers must start in first come first served positions on the grid in their correct grade (where applicable) at all times.

Special dispensation to start at the rear of the grid will be made, only on application to the steward, in the case of a driver wishing to test a new car on the occasion of its first meeting or at the steward’s discretion.

All race winners (where applicable) must start at the back of their grade for each subsequent race in any meeting.

Championship Winners [Points/British/Gold Roof only] will also start at the rear of the Super Stars [when cars are graded] in standard races [Heats/Final/Allcomers]
The onus is on the driver to take up this grid position and two places will be docked by the steward for each position out of the correct starting order, occupied at the start of the race. Championships with specific race formats will supersede this rule.

 

[14-8-18] Buxton Raceway on Trip Advisor

We are now listed on Trip Advisor so that we can respond to reviews left for us on that system

It would be very helpful to us if you can leave us a review if you are on tripadvisor.

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[14-8-18] Want to be involved?

Here at Buxton Raceway we are always on the lookout for volunteers to join our race day team. There are lots of different opportunities, you could be an infield marshal, a tractor driver, pit gate crew, a pit marshal, a lap scorer or even car parking crew [at busy events]. There is something to suit everybody.

Volunteering here at Buxton Raceway is enjoyable and you will soon feel part of the close knit team. As with all volunteering you donate your time for free but you will be rewarded with new friendships, good fun and a get closer look and understanding of the racing here at the track.

Please contact us for more details

 

[31-7-18] Advertising Opportunity at Buxton Raceway.

Now is your chance to get some cheap advertising at Buxton Raceway, one of Derbyshire’s best attractions for all ages.

We have recently been asked by some companies to advertise around the stadium and have taken this opportunity to push the sale of some advertising boards we have been planning since we invested money into the entrance of the stadium with a new road and new railings.

The boards are 2000mm x 400mm and printed both sides. They are supplied by us so that we can keep the quality to a high standard and also easily maintained.

You will also get an advert/link on this website, on the Sponsors page.

We are selling this space for the remainder of the 2018 season and also the whole of the 2019 season which will include some big meetings attended by not just local people but from people all over the United Kingdom.

The cost for the boards are £250+VAT. If this is something you or your company would be interested in then please feel free to drop me an email at: mattwatson@buxtonraceway.com

 

[31-7-18] 22nd July Review

from Micro f2s to Heritage f2s, the newest to the oldest racer, cars that is. Micra rod juniors, Super bangers, Open rods and Unlimited street bangers were also on the bill.

The 7 to 11 year olds in the Micro F2s were first on track and that win went to 425 Boden Murfin with 375 Harley Spencer second. Harley went on to win race 2, race 3 and young lady racer Freya Lovett led the pack home to a well deserved win.No8 James Owen finished second in Heat 2 and had a win in race 4. Debutant 88 Kyle Rogerson performed a roll over on the pit bend but was out later to do battle, no fear these youngsters.

In the Heritage F2s 762 Phil Smith was the winner in race 1, 475 Ian Bell took the second race and 2 third place finishes in the other races, Giles Carter no 47 grabbed a win. no 64 Paul Sykes, new driver to the formula marked his debut with a roll over, again it happened on the pit bend, must be something at that end!

The Junior Micra rods were next, they firstly raced for The Stars Of The Future award and 17 Will Cooley raced away to victory, a feat he repeated in race 2. 209 Zac Pears is relatively new but is showing he is one to watch, today he won a heat and the final.

Onto the Super bangers and some new or returning drivers were out on track to entertain us . Two wins for debutant 276 Tyler Billing in a beautifully prepared racer, 111 Dave Billing was there or thereabouts when it mattered. 21 Nigel Heath was back on track in a Capri that he will probably have built a few years ago, and now back home in his workshop once again.

The open rods had the Hughes boys on top form winning the lot including the Peaks championship, after it had to be restarted 3 yes 3 times lots of damage, the first suspension was for a multi pile up on the speedway bend, the second attempt was halted when no9 Chris Cooley flipped over onto his roof after clipping the tyres again on the speedway bend, next 89 Dave Swingewood was on the infield as there was no tarmac where he wanted to be, just one of the HUGE tyres which stopped him to say the least, luckily all the drivers were all okay although I can not say the same for the cars.

Lastly onto the Unlimited street bangers and 55 Graham Smith in a Volvo took the first race and the third in between 821 Ryan Shuff took another win in his Mercedes to round off another excellent day of top quality racing action here at Buxton Raceway.

 

[10-7-18] 7th & 8th July Review

What a weekend here at Buxton, a Saturday night, with 20 races. The Hot Fords raced firstly for the Gold roof championship
and a great race it was too, 76 Richard Pearce held off 1 Dave Carter and 14 Luke Pepper. In the heats Luke and 122 Martin
Maguire won and in the final 483 Richard Handy beat 295 Graham Heywood to the chequered flag.

The UK Modifieds were very very quick around the Buxton oval 53 Dan Bunyard was gifted the first race after leaders 43 Ken
Edwards and 65 Mark Carnwell had a coming together in the closing laps. In heat 2 Mark took top spot from Dan and in the
final Dan beat Mark with Ken in third. they race in tight packs, one slip and it would be very messy.

The Brisca F2s were racing for world championship points and 33 cars were here to do battle including visitors from
Scotland and Devon and Cornwall. Local driver ex world champ 101 Kelvyn Marshall took heat one from Scotlands 16 Craig
Wallace. Heat 2 had 700 Adam Rubury home first from 618 Ben Lockwood and 7 Gordon Moodie. Consolation time and yellow grade
racer 199 Jak Marshall won with 761 Richard Bowyer and 629 Ewan Millar next over the line. In the final another yellow
grader pulled off a great win 251 Craig Driscoll with 700 Adam and Ben 618 just behind. Ben got his hands on the chequered
in the National with 7 Gordon in second with Adam in third.

The heats for the 1300cc stock cars were points races Sundays British championship, 414 Mark Veall won 2 heats and second
place in the other heat 466, 555, 399 and 704 all recorded top 3 finishes 200 Ryan won the other heat. The British was
their first race on Sunday and 414 won from 515 Lee Veall making a 1,2 for the Vealls. and in their last race it was
Mickey Timbrell from Ryan again and in third 704 Matt Dawson.

National Ministox had 211 Tom Birchenough in a new car won the whites and yellow grade race. Jack Witts had to work hard
for his wins in the other heat and final as 246 Jenson Brickley chased him home each time. In the all comers Jenson grabbed
the flag ahead of the Evans brothers. On to their Sunday races this time 277 Tom Rogers won the whites and yellows grade
race. It was Jenson gain winning heats 2 and 3 and then went on to take the final. Number 1 Jack Witts had runners up slots
in a heat and third in the final, then won the endure race from Rebecca Smith who must have had one of her best Buxton
meetings.


Sunday's F2 meeting was for the English Open Championship and the winner 7 Gordon Moodie got a free pass into the shoot out
after passing John Hadfield the long time leader in the closing laps. On to heat 1 Gordon won again this race which saw 527
James Riggall docked 2 places for jumping a restart. In heat 2 Adam 700 was race winner again from 101 Kelvin. In the final
618 Ben piped Kelvin and 560 Luke Wrench. In the GN race Adam ran home winner ahead of 629 Ewan.

The V8 Hotstox came to do battle and 69 Matt Barnard took heat 1 from 131 Kev Stuchbury. Heat 2 and the final 485 Steve
Thompson was the man to beat and nobody did. IN the allcomers 154 Sophie Maynard who also finished second in the final
grabbed the chequered.

The Rebels provided their usual brand of close racing 169 Ben Chalkley pipped 238 Gary Tagg in heat 1, in heat 2 new to the
formula 33 Karl Emmett headed home 93 Andrew Bentley with 169 in third place. In the final aka The Tarmac Boss Championship
Ben 169 again won with Gary 238 close behind at the chequered flag. In the Pauline Jones Memorial Trophy Race in was
another Chalkley this time 469 Ian who won from 532 Jon Meacham.

In the Unlimited Bangers a mixture of Mercedes, Ford and Jaguar etc raced firstly for the king of the peak title and it was
455 Ricki Finney who from 25 Joe Parsons, in heat 1 252 Jag powered Gareth Griffiths won from Joe 25. In their last race
number 3 another Finney headed home 252 Gareth from 25 Joe.

So after 44 races over the weekend in hot sunny conditions the racers and staff went home for a well deserved rest.
 

 

[5-7-19] Lights Fest Cancelled

Light Festival - Buxton Raceway - 28th July

In view of the current moorland fires in Derbyshire, Lancashire and Staffordshire I thought it highly appropriate to seek advice regarding the staging of the lantern festival scheduled for 28th July.

Taking the advice from the local fire/ police department alongside our own concerns I have taken the stance to cancel the event.

Your sincerely

Matthew Watson
Promoter
Buxton Raceway

 

 

 

[19-6-18] 10th June Review

On the 10th June here at Buxton 20 races were programmed including Micro F2s and they never fail to entertain us now that they have a few meetings done and dusted around the country. Firstly 51 Joelan Maynard continued his good form winning the first race from 95 Tom Lewney and 38 Freddie Holden. In race two and 533 Alfie Joynson performed a spectacular roll over, the winner was 306 Oliver Heron from Freddie and Joelan. Race3 winner was 271 Jack Helliwell followed home by 306 and 95. In the last race for the Micros 306 Oliver headed home 51 and 38. The young racers had great fun throughout the day whcih yet again was another sunny one.

The Modstox with 850cc Reliant engines in every racer, had 667 taking 2 wins, 70 Adam Flynn won a heat and 178 Richard Burt and Adam were there or thereabouts in all the races. 27 Sam Parker picked up a win in the last race. Some drivers played their jokers (a chance to earn double points).

The Super Bangers and 111 Dave Billing won all the races including the Silverdale Championship. Heat 1 had six different leaders. 12 Marshal Newsam went well in all the races 110 Grant Heath had a bit of an off day with his new racer.

The 1300 Stock cars raced and a fresh winner here at Buxton namely 138 Joe Larder in the first heat, 196 Craig Mitchell claimed the second heat, 704 Matt Dawson was runner up in both heats. The final was for the Northern championship and 374 Darren Mumford in a new car finally got to the front to win from Joe and Craig 138 and 196.

The Hot Fords and Spiderman 122 Martin Maguire took a heat and final and was second in the other race. 926 Gary Flynn claimed a top spot in Heat 2 and 76 Richard Pearce was second in the final and third in a heat.

Onto the unlimited Street Bangers a good mixture of Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes, Vauxhall, Volvo, BMW and Ford cars were all in contention. It was the Ford in the hands of Aaron Maxwell who took two wins and second in the final, which was won by 821 Ryan Shuff in his big Merc. Some wanted to race, others wanted a lot of contact, so lots of action whatever your preference. So ended another very entertaining afternoons racing here at Buxton. A special mention to Ryan who gave his trophy to a young race fan who went away chuffed to bits. It certainly made his day.

 

[4-6-18] 3rd June Review

BriSCA stock cars entertained us here at Buxton last Sunday in another glorious day of sunshine and a very good crowd had come to watch.

The BriSCA F1s had a turn out of close to 40 cars as it was a WCQR and the VSCA Al Henderson memorial trophy.

Yellow grade drivers 183 Steve Whittle and 372 Colin Goodswen respectively took the heats. 84 Tom Harris won the consolation and kindly gave his trophy to a young fan, which was a very kind gesture. In the final 2 Paul Harrison led the rest home ahead of 217 Lee Fairhurst and flying white top 219 Jacklyn Ellis. In the Grand National it was 219 Jacklyn Ellis who lead from flag to flag to take the win, surely her first in BriSCA F1.

The v8 Hotstox saw 1 Adam Joyce win the first heat from 160 Nick Blach. Onto Heat 2 and Nick headed the chasing pack home for a well deserved win from 154 Sophie Maynard. The British Championship was at stake next, a starting line up based on points earned during the Heats, 1 Adam Joyce from the front row was off like a shot but chased all race long by 154 Sophie who never gave Adam a second to ease up, in third place was 485 Steve Thompson and thats how they finished. In the allcomers race 485 Steve was declared the winner after Sophie was docked 2 places, after it was decided she had jumped a restart, that's racing.

Lots of Mini stox racers were here today, lots of action too and 1 Jack Witts took two victories 293 Elexie Bartrum had a win in the white and yellow top race just beating 68 Callum Thornton. Callum got his hands on the chequered in heat 3 and the final to boot ahead of 246 Jenson Brickley and Jack.

The heritage Stockcars demo raced as the Golden oldies and the Super cars. the wins in the oldies went to Rob Bradsell, Richard Johnson and in the final Martin Makim. In the supers it was Gary Tressler and Jon Barlett in the heats and the final Ron Harney took top spot. racers from the 60s, 70s and the 80s on display.

A couple of roll overs, a fire, some very hefty fence testing during the course of the afternoon, to keep the staff on their toes just the norm here at Buxton!

 

[4-6-18] 28th May Review

Another sunny day here at Buxton and another bumper crowd witnessed some excellent racing action throughout the afternoon.

The bus and coaches gave free rides around the raceway prior to the racing, a treat that went down very well.

First on track to do battle was the Micro F2s, 7 to 11 year olds and 51 Joelan Maynard took a 2 heats with other winners 306 Oliver Heron and 445 Lewis Taylor.

The slightly older racers in the Jascars 12 to 16 this time in their miniature Nascars were next on track and 26 James Wallis took all 3 races. The Mascars, motor bike engines provide the power in these American built racers and it was 22 Steve Stanford who was quickest in the heats. He was had to settle for second in the final as 1 Ali Topley was in front when it mattered.

The Open Rods had a large entry of racers and it was yellow grade driver 145 Paul Mottram who took a win, a second and a third for his efforts. 39 Darren Bailey in a Honda won a heat and the final, it was a superb day of racing for the formula.

The Brisca F2s next and it good to see some fresh racers on track, one of which being 527 James Riggall who won a heat and the final the wins other went to 787 Ollie Hertzog and 618 Ben Lockwood.

The Micro bangers though down on numbers were not short on action, David and Ryan deserved the applause from the crowd who appreciated their efforts.

Last the bash a bus, crush a coach brigade! in race one 290 Johnny Harrison pipped 555 Andy Carr. In heat two a bit more contact and Andy won from 270 James Watson. On to the final/ dd, the 270 coach in its past life was a stock car transporter so a car was put in the back just like the old days, in the DD the back fell open and out rolled the car to be battered by all the bus/coaches on track adding to the experience of a DD. it ended early on health and safety grounds as fuel was pouring out of 2 of the buses, the win was awarded to 270 from 290 and 666. A great meeting with something for everyone.

 

[4-6-18] 20th May Review

On another hot sunny day here at Buxton Raceway the Rebels were first on track to do battle and 515 Dan Hastings took top honours in the first heat with fellow yellow grade driver 834 Paul Towers taking the second heat. The other 3 races had star grade driver 469 Ian Chalkley win the lot. 134 Mark Davies performed a hefty rollover making a real mess of his racer.

The Junior Micra rods had a good field of racers with 17 Will Cooley dominating the racing winning all 3 races only to be docked 2 places in the first race for excessive contact in what is a non contact formula. Runner up each time out was 509 Leyland Allcock. 113 Sidnie Mercer flipped over in the final.

Onto the Hot Fords and 77 Lee Etches took the first heat continuing his good form from the last meeting, 1 Dave Carter won the other races fairly comfortably. 321 Tony Tattersall having replaced his engine since last time and bringing a new car ended up on his roof in the first heat.

The Super Bangers had 420 Ryan Shaw put the bumper to good use spinning leader 111 Dave Billing in the closing stages of heat one going on to take the win. Mr Billing went on to take the other wins in the formula. Good to see 110 Grant Heath back on track with a very well prepared motor - a Lexus IS200. He recorded a couple of runners up spots and it clear to see that the car has great potential, incidentally Grant was previously 200, he is now 110 which is his Dads number [Nigel Heath].

99 James Sellors in the street bangers held off 181 Paul Beale in the first heat, the positions were reversed in heat 2 and then in the figure of 8 final it was Paul who was declared the winner after an action packed race. So ended another very entertaining afternoons racing here at Buxton.

 

[4-6-18] 7th May Review

On Bank holiday Monday at Buxton Raceway on 7th May the sun shone all day it was HOT but the action on track was even HOTTER.

It all began with the MONSTER TRUCKS doing parade laps, awesome beasts.

The racing began with the 1300 Stockcars and it was good to see a different winner it was 110 Sam Lawie, he followed that up with 3rd and 4th places in his other races and 278 Marcus Brookes matched Sam with the exact same results. Young lady racer 555 Amy Carr in her first race meeting this season notched up a 3rd place in the PEAKS final with an amazing last lap move putting two cars out in one shot.

On to the Modstox and 667 Superstar Liam Sankey won the Neil Clayton Memorial trophy which was a 9 lap dash, Neils Racing number with the Modstox number 9. Pete Wood 55 was on top form and won the other races.

The Hot Fords had an additional driver Lee Etches 77 who took the honours in the first heat and to prove it was no fluke the final as well. 14 Luke Pepper and 76 Richard Pearce were well placed in their races gaining loads of points as this was a points round for their Gold roof championship.

A rare visit to Buxton for the UK Modifieds and they are rapid around our oval, 65 and 53 taking the wins, namely 65 Mark Carnwell and 53 Dan Bunyard. I have got to mention 70 Brent Russell who recorded 3 top tree finishes.

Street Bangers next and 178 Andy Walsh was gifted the first race when the leaders tangled in the closing stages. Heat 2 and the Final had 290 Johnny Harrison up front at the end. 181 Paul Beale had 3 runners up finishes bagging a pile of points.

Back to the AWESOME BEASTS that are the Monster Trucks, huge tyres, massive engines in fact everything about them is BIG including their entertainment value. Firstly they pulled apart a stretch limo, no problem. Later on four little hatchbacks were reduced to almost metal pancakes as the trucks rode over them again no problem. The last visit to the track and it was Monster trucks against 2 caravans a chance for all caravan haters to see one way of getting rid of them QUICKLY and very EFFECTIVELY, in a matter of seconds they were reduced to flat scrap!. Each time the trucks were on track the crowd loved them and gave them a very noisy reception.

To end the crash fest we had a caravan race which ended with 666 TAZ aka Dan Lucas taking the prize, it was great see to most of the spectators stay to watch to carnage, so ended an action packed afternoons entertainment for everyone.

 

[3-5-18] 22nd April Review

Another 7 formula meeting, 24 races on the Buxton oval which started out wet then dried and then wet again and as we finished the sun was out again!

The racing was brilliant all day, the junior Stoxkarts started the afternoon and 355 Aiden Grindey in only his second meeting took the first heat. 59 gold top Connor Benstead won the other heat and the final.

In the senior Stoxkarts 58, 471 and 229 took the wins with Joe Higgins 229 being successful in the final.

The Open Rods with around 24 racers present saw 125 Billy Kidd take the first heat making 4 wins on the trot. In Heat 2 114 Danny Mather headed the pack home and in the final 89 Dave Swingewood pipped early leader 85 Ben White and 14 Ian Whittaker at the flag to win the Northern & Midland Championship.

The National Ministox appeared again a big field of racers, 1 Jack Witts was unbeatable, the Evans boys made him work for the wins. 77 Tom Earl and 277 Thomas Rogers had their moments, young Earl clipping the tyres and almost rolling over then in the last race The Rogers youngster with a nudge on to the tyres did flip over with minimal damage whereas the 77 suffered extensive damage, both drivers were none the worse for the incidents.

The Brisca F2s had Buxton points champ 154 Michael Green at the head of the field in both the heats and final, the Grand National winner was 324 Jordan Thackra, it was only his second win in the F2's.

The 1300 Stock Cars saw Skegness driver 196 Craig Mitchell on top form taking 2 wins and a third place. 414 Mark Veall won the other race and a runner up spot.

The Street Bangers were racing for the Northern and Midland championship. Heat one had 117 Jake Crowley ahead of the pack when the chequered flag was waved. In Heat 2 and also the championship race it was 181 Paul Beale from Eccles who clinched the wins.

 

 

[3-5-18] 15th April Review

Well, it was a long day, a little foggy to start early on but it cleared and the weather looked promising but then, rain! which never really went away for the rest of the afternoon.
Lots of racing which was great throughout, a few championships and the first was the Junior Micra Rods Peaks, this was won by a swift 19 Ben Germany from Chesterfield, Ben was also practicing in a BriSCA F2 Stockcar, so it might not be long until he leaves Juniors, we wish him all the best when the time comes.
Hot Fords were racing the Northern & Midland, the victor in this was 121 Nigel Boothroyd from Huddersfueld, Nigel has won this many times before but for for a while, in fact he won the other two races as well.
Super Bangers also had the Nothern & Midland, this was taken by the rapid 111 Dave Billing, in his Sierra Sapphire special, Dave comes from Leek.
The Micro F2 Stockcars were out in a good numbers, with 51 Jeolan Maynard taking the wins.
The Grand Prix Midgets always turn out some nice machines, and today was no exception, they were racing in the Final for the Simon Pashely Memorial, which was won by 32 Dan Pooley.
Modstox were another great class racing, with some good action at times, the final was taken by 667 Liam Sankey.
Mascars also featured, always top racing from these scaled down Nascars, and the Final went to another 32 - Nick Spicer.

 

[26-3-18] 25th March Review

On a sunny dry day Buxton got underway to start the 2018 season. A six formula programme began with the Hot
Fords and Buxton old boy 295 Graham Heywood pipped 76 Richard Pearce in Heat 1. Richard took Heat 2 and the
Final with number 1 Dave Carter runner up on both occasions, 926 Gary Flynn flipped over in race one he was
okay the car was not.

In the Juniors 19 Ben Germany was unstoppable, strong performances from 888 Billy Butler and 690 Mia Hill who
has never gone as quick, well done to all.

The Super Bangers saw the wins go to 420 Ryan Shaw and 111 Dave Billing who won a Heat and the Final.

The Open Rods had the largest turnout of racers and did not fail to entertain. Young 125 Billy Kidd racing
from white grade (one of our juniors from last year) cleaned up taking all 3 races comfortably, he will soon
move up the grades on this form. Other top performers were 85 Ben White, 99 Danny Davies and 44 Hayley Harvey.

The Street Bangers saw Ford Focus racer 117 Jake Crowley who won the lot. 09 Gareth Clowes and 821 Ryan Shuff
were in the top 3 more than once. In the last race of the meeting 66 Dave Dorans carried out a spectacular
roll bringing to an abrupt end the final for the Street Bangers.

The 1300 Stock cars were down on numbers but 515 and 466 took the wins.

And so ended a exciting race day roll on Easter Monday.

 

[12-3-18] Fords Care Ladies Race

CALLING ALL HOT FORD AND OPEN ROD DRIVERS.

As you know Buxton Raceway has always tried its hardest to raise funds for the FORDS-Care Charity which supports the drivers, officials and photographers from all ORCi Tracks.

We are looking to stage another Ladies Race in aid of the fund and would like your support. We are looking for wives, girlfriends who are sick of you spending all the time behind the wheel and would like to have a go themselves.

This will be a one off race at the end of the meeting on Sunday 12th August at Buxton Raceway and cars eligible will be Open Rods and Hot Fords from Buxton.

However what we do ask is if you are interested we need to get sponsors forms sent out to you as soon as possible so we can complete it correctly and raise as much money as possible.

Please get in touch with Dave Pierce either by private message or email to dp@buxtonraceway.com

 

 

 

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