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#684478 - 12th Apr 2012 8:03pm banger racing at New Brighton
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Any body remember going to the banger racing at
New Brighton?
Might remember Stan Woods invader driver no 513 he was allways very spectacular and had a very big following of fans unfortunatley he passed away last year. But there is to be a memorial race meeting held at Stoke raceway on the 28th April
some of you may know it as chesterton it is to be a old skool type meeting for pre 1970 ish cars and there is a massive booking list already many drivers that raced at new brighton and crewe coming out for guest appearances.
just thought some of you might be interested if so hope to see you there thumbsup
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#684488 - 12th Apr 2012 8:55pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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Blast from past we
went to every meet. Loved it. My friends all use to race.

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#684491 - 12th Apr 2012 9:02pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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I raced there right up to it closing.
Might know some of your friends ! please if anyone interested get in touch for more details
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#684494 - 12th Apr 2012 9:10pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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I've posted this link before on one of the History threads, but here it is again incase you missed it.

http://newbrightonstockcars.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/index.html

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#684495 - 12th Apr 2012 9:12pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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stan woods


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#684497 - 12th Apr 2012 9:20pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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Hi John
Yes, weve had this topic before, think i started it ages ago.
Used to go every week with my dad, If i remember, The crosses had a team, Dave, mike and cant remember the other!
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#684501 - 12th Apr 2012 9:22pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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Nice clear picture.

There a colour one of Stan on the link I posted.

http://newbrightonstockcars.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/teamracing.html

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#684505 - 12th Apr 2012 9:41pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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That was my friend 613 graham rixon on the link you posted.

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#684509 - 12th Apr 2012 9:44pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: pegsgirl]
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graham was him a good friend of mine i built many of his cars for him !
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#684515 - 12th Apr 2012 9:50pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: hoseman]
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Originally Posted By: hoseman
Hi John
Yes, weve had this topic before, think i started it ages ago.
Used to go every week with my dad, If i remember, The crosses had a team, Dave, mike and cant remember the other!

Its not the same topic mate. this one is all about the STAN WOODS 513 memorial meeting at stoke on the 28th april mate banger racing websites are going mental about it. it looks like being a fantastic turnout !!!!!!!!!!!!! 70+ cars booked in and just turn up and race allowed ! so poss up to 100 cars !


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#684517 - 12th Apr 2012 9:51pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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Did you live in west kirby?? I was his girlfriend. small world

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#684543 - 12th Apr 2012 10:49pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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Where in stoke,that's my old stomping ground and it's my weekend off...used to go watch banger racing with my dad somewhere in Derbyshire when I was a nipper..
Doh...just seen where it is...sorry


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#684727 - 13th Apr 2012 5:26pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: pegsgirl]
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Did you live in west kirby?? I was his girlfriend. small world

thats right did you live in prenton ?
if so you painted one of my cars for me all phsycodelic !!!!
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#684744 - 13th Apr 2012 6:32pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: nidgynoo]
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Originally Posted By: nidgynoo
Where in stoke,that's my old stomping ground and it's my weekend off...used to go watch banger racing with my dad somewhere in Derbyshire when I was a nipper..
Doh...just seen where it is...sorry

Its at Chesterton raceway the old speedway track on loomer rd industrial estate POSTCODE ST5 7lB 5.30 start. promoter is startrax if you look on their website.
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#684746 - 13th Apr 2012 6:36pm Re: banger racing at New Brighton [Re: johncon]
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Yes thats me. I remeber that and you well. My name is across the top of grahams car in your picture. Can't remember if the paint job made you win or crash. Ha fond memories. Thanks for posting.

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