Current Track Point Leaders - Smeatharpe
No. Driver Points
National Bangers
133 Terry Hill 88
206 Matt Brewer 108
Old Skool 2L bangers
83 Ben Styles 138
290 Alfie Tomkins 131
Stock Rods
351 Rhys Langdown 166
BriSCA F2 Stock Cars
127 Matt Stoneman 326
Saloon Stock Cars
720 Archie Brown 278

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Autospeed Short Oval Motor Racing | Race Meetings | Previews | Sunday 31st December 2023

Smeatharpe Stadium - between Honiton and Taunton EX14 4SP

Sunday 31 December 12:00

The concluding fixture at Smeatharpe for 2023 is Banger Bonanza 11.  The event will feature a host of Bangers across three separate classes.  National Micro Bangers will serve up some big crashes from the small cars.  The 2 Litre National Bangers are also set to feature prominently.  Completing the line-up will be the Back 2 Basics Bangers (Overs) and some unusual cars will be expected.

All drivers must pre-book in advance. Pit space is at a premium, and thus there are car limits for each class.  Drivers - to book online for this event, click here to visit Digi Tickets to book.

10:00 Gates open
11:30 Drivers' briefings
11:50 Grand Parade
12:00 Racing begins

  • Southern Motorsport

    Southern Motorsport

  • 662 - Jared Roe

    662 - Jared Roe

  • 773 - Blossom Congdon

    773 - Blossom Congdon

  • 280 - Harry Ricketts

    280 - Harry Ricketts

  • 890 - Leszek Malinowski

    890 - Leszek Malinowski

Southern Motorsport

Southern Motorsport, who are suppliers of overalls, gloves, balaclavas, neck supports, goggles, etc and other driver racewear, will be in attendance.
They also stock other items which contribute to keeping race cars mobile and on track ready to carry on racing.

National Micro Bangers - 35 spaces available

Banger Bonanza 11
Click here for Roll of Honour
Sponsored by Devon Truck Show 2024
Best Presented Awards * Top Trier Award * Top Entertainer Award * Most Wrecked Car Award
Last year's Banger Bonanza for the .National Micro Bangers was won by 662 Jared Roe.
249 Darren Brock is set to feature in the entry, having been one of the star performers at Bright Sparks in September.
There is Cornish interest expected from 773 Blossom Congdon, who each featured at Banger Bonanza 10 in December 2022.
Local racer 303 Josh Jones plans his first home track appearance of the year.
The meeting will end with a Destruction Derby.

2 Litre National Bangers - 35 spaces available

Sponsored by Devon Truck Show 2024
Best Presented Awards * Top Trier Award * Top Entertainer Award * Most Wrecked Car Award
During the course of the season's 2 Litre Old Skool fixtures, no driver boasted a better attendance record than 280 Harry Ricketts.

Back 2 Basic Bangers (Overs) - 35 spaces available

The Back 2 Basics Bangers (Overs) last appeared at a Banger Bonanza event in 2021.
Amongst the winners that day were 890 Leszek Malinowski, and final winner 80 Matt Nutley.

Raceday Programme

In the Raceday Programme, there will be a pictorial recall of when each of the formulas on duty were last racing at Smeatharpe.

Admission Prices: General Admission £18; Junior Concession (10-15 year old) £7; Senior Concession (over 65) £14; Family (2 General + up to 3 Juniors) £48
Spectators - click here to visit Digi Tickets to order discounted advance tickets.


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