Spectators watch the final wildcard entry heat during the Spedeworth Unlimited National Bangers World Final event at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich. Oct 2015.
"My Dad used to race bangers in the late 1980's and Early 90's..I really enjoy racing.. I especially like to win.. When I was racing in Ninja Karts I won the 2013 Ipswich Spede-Weekend race, which was fun"
Junior Rod driver #252, Callum Searle, in the pit area, in his Vauxhall Nova, waiting for the start of the second race heat of the night. Wimbledon Stadium 26/10/2014
Callum (11) has been racing for 4 years starting out in the Ninja Karts category and then moving to Junior Rods.
A dedicated race fan in a waterproof onesie embraces the abysmal British summer weather to watch a race heat at Arena Essex Raceway. 2014
Driver #348, Sonny Sherwood, waits to join the track ahead of a race heat at Arena Essex Raceway. Finishing 5th overall in the 2014 season. A legend in the sport, Sonny is ranked 2nd in the Arena Essex Raceway all-time bangers hall of fame with 29 victories. 21/09/2014
Mechanics undertake last minute repairs to racer Sonny Sherwood's car ahead of a wildcard heat for the National Bangers World Final at Foxhall Stadium in Ipswich. Oct 2015
Driver #329, Wayne Wigley, takes to the track post-race after retiring due to a spin out at the exit of turn two during the 2nd heat of the the 3rd round of the Spedeworth National Bangers Championship at Wimbledon Stadium. 26/10/2014.
Reg Fairs, a ticket collector at Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich
Tire tracks, The Pits, Foxhall Stadium, Ipswich
Two teenagers kiss in front of an obliterated mobile home during a Big Van Bangers event at Arena Essex Raceway on a wet and muddy August Bank Holiday Monday. 25/08/2014
"Racing Means a lot to me. It's a big part of my life. I love being in the racing community.. there's loads of good banter with all the racing lads... and what happens on the track stays on the track. The best part of my racing career to date was when only me and my brother were left in a destruction derby and I had to finish him off with a big head-on smash... we got a great picture of that" - Nicky ' Nicky Boy' Dingle (29) - races in the Spedeworth Rookie Bangers class alongside his brother.
Driver #275, David Mckeown, bolts his hood back into place ahead of the final heat of the 3rd round of the Spedeworth National Bangers league at Wimbledon Stadium.
Driver #115, Mark Gallop makes repairs to his car ahead of the final heat of round 3 of the Spedeworth National Bangers Championship at Wimbledon Stadium. 26/10/2014
Mechanics undertake repairs to their vehicle ahead of a Big Van Bangers heat at Arena Essex Raceway on August Bank Holiday Monday. 2014
Unable to repair their banger for the next heat, a team load it back on to their flatbed to transport it home. Arena Essex Raceway
"I'm here all the time, I drive in the bangers. and when I'm not driving I marshal here. I love it. My mum works on the recovery truck too... Last year the BBC filmed down here for a documentary, they filmed one of my races, and I wrecked my car in that race. It was great"
Terry Smith, race Marshal and PRI Junior Bangers driver. Arena Essex Raceway. 2015
Junior Junior Banger #427. A modded infant's Little Tykes car parked up for repairs in the pit area of Arena Essex Raceway during a race meet on the 21/09/2014
Spectators watch a collision at the entrance to turn three. Arena Essex Raceway. 2015
"I love racing, it means everything to me. I do it every weekend mainly, so it's in my blood...my favourite thing about racing is when I win" Orci Minstox driver #561 Aaron 'Flash Jr' Totham, Aaron has been driving in the ministox class for 4 seasons now.
In 4 seasons Aaron has won 2 races and had numerous 2nd and 3rd place finishes. one of his great loves of the sport is the competitiveness among the drivers "my favourite person to race against is Charlie 'Binks' Lobb. but but i enjoy racing pretty much everyone"
A race marshal oversees action at turn three during a destruction derby event at Arena Essex Raceway. 2014.
Dislodging an oily rag. Arena Essex Raceway. 2015
Applying finishing touches to the Yob Mob caravan banger ahead of a special caravan bangers event at Arena Essex Raceway.
PRI Junior Bangers driver #521 Jack Coveney (2nd place winner in the 2014 PRI Championship points table)