Friends
The support of the ORCi and its Promoters is vital to FORDS-Care - but the more Friends we have the better the Fund can be. Select a category to view our Friends and find links to their websites.

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Rebels  - Reliant 850cc powered, this 5/8ths scale Ford Popular replica contact formula offers all the full scale excitement of oval racing. Cars are built for quality and with ease of repair in mind.

Rebels take safety very seriously and were the first formula to officially support FORDS.


The Spectator Videos  - Banger pictures fresh and wrecked and videos from meetings around the country, updated regularly with newest material most weekends

ORCi  - We would like to thank the Oval Racing Council International for their ongoing commitment to the welfare of Drivers, Staff and media through their support of FORDS.

Racepixels  - Matt Bull, with Chris Berry, Keith Hobson, Paul Hugget and guest photographers as needed. Racepixels cover PRI, RDC and some Spedeworth tracks. Matt is also editor of Wheelspin magazine.

Matt is a great supporter of FORDS, often offering raffle prizes and other help.


Nutts Corner Raceway  - Belfast, Northern Ireland

Tarmac circuit running Wednesday evenings (7.30pm)

Phone 02890 825722


Northern Bangers  - Long-time supporter of the Fund, 'Dippy' has devoted a whole page of his website to FORDS.

Check out his pictures back to 2005, and 'retro' page (contributions invited) - plus action as it happens!

Dippy's fiancee Nicci is the driving force behind the Stoxkarts Ladies' Race.


Thunderpix  - Chris and Mike have been filming and taking pictures for years around the tracks, and are also to be seen on the exciting side of the fence. They do not charge for their photos but ask that people consider making a donation to us, to help support the racing they and we love so much.

Ballymena Raceway  - Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Tarmac track running Friday nights 7.30pm

Phone 028256 45733


March Raceway  - Situated in March, Cambridgeshire, this RC club runs most Fridays through the year with a few special meetings designed to complement certain special life-size banger meetings. The club supports FORDS and other issues close to the short oval racing community.

Dan Moth  - Professional quality film production including the Bears Banger Team documentary DVD; he is especially grateful to Trojan International for all their support with his work and through his university course. Dan can be reached via Facebook on the link below.

Startrax Oval Motorsports  - Phone 01484 844088

Belle Vue, Manchester M18 7BD - Shale Sunday evenings

Owlerton, Sheffield S6 2DE - Shale Sunday evenings

Chesterton, Stoke ST5 7LB - Shale



Cowdenbeath Racewall  - Phone 01506 410996 (after 6pm ONLY)

Cowdenbeath KY4 9QQ - Tarmac circuit running Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons 6pm/1pm


Tipperary Motor Speedway  - County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland

Tarmac circuit running Sunday afternoons,

Tel 00353 21 463 4354


Buxton Hi Edge Raceway  - SK14 0RR

Tarmac circuit running on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays (1.00pm)

Phone 01663 732526


Oliver Hill  - Professional photographer and web designer, Oliver has kindly given his time to build, host and maintain this website. We would like to thank Oliver for his ongoing generous commitment to FORDS.

Mendips Raceway  - Shipham, Bristol BS40 7XU

Tarmac circuit running Sunday afternoons and Bank Holiday Mondays (1.30pm)

Phone 01963 220028


David Ogilvie  - Official photographer at Crimond, also occasionally at the Racewall, Kings Lynn and Barford.

Bears Banger Team  - Even if contact racing isn't your thing, you're bound to have heard of the Bears Team - and they are right behind FORDS selling these lovely collectable button badges with a 50 pence donation to help us to help injured drivers.

PRI Arena Essex  - A1306 Arterial Road RM19 1AE

Tarmac circuit running Sunday afternoons (2.00pm)

Phone 01708 867728



Kevin Tucker  - Kevin loves his racing and wanted to put something back in - so he has set up this all-bangers website with info on all tracks, news, photos, fixtures and even help to get started in racing.

Kevin is modest about it but we think this is a very promising website well worth keeping an eye on.


Central Signs  - 01209 210099

Signs - banners - stickers - graphics - vinyl lettering - digital printing - number plates - garment printing - magnetic signs and lots more

Phone or see website for details


Autospeed  - Phone 01872 271199 or 01934 631500

Taunton Smeatharpe, Devon EX14 9SF - Tarmac circuit running Sunday afternoons, Bank Holiday Mondays and one off Tuesday evening (1.00pm)

United Downs Raceway, St Day, Cornwall, TR16 5HU

Tarmac circuit running Sunday afternoons (1.00pm)



Coventry Stadium  - Rugby Road, Brandon CV8 3GJ

Shale Circuit running on Friday & Saturday Evening

Phone 02476 542395 (02476 421432 strictly after 6pm)



Skegness Stadium  - Marsh Lane, Orby, PE24 5JA

Tarmac circuit running Thursdays (Easter to end of Sept) Tuesdays (July and August), (7.30pm) and Bank Holiday Mondays(2.00pm)

Tel 01754 811228


F2 Ben Fund  - The BriSCA F2 Drivers Ben Fund has been supporting injured drivers since1976. They run various events and trophies and an annual Dinner Dance and Presentation night.

We work with the F2 Ben Fund, sharing ideas and helping with fundraising for the benefit of all our drivers.


DMC Promotions  - Tullyroan, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Tarmac oval running Saturdays, Sundays and occasionally weekdays

Agadhowey

Telephone - 0(044)7711 896802



Trackstar Kings Lynn  - Norfolk Arena, PE34 3AG

Shale circuit running Saturday evenings (7.00pm)

Phone 01553 630507


Chequered Flag Chaplaincy  - Revd Adrian Smith is a Church of England Minister and oval racing fan offering a Chaplaincy service to those of all faiths and none, supporting with a friendly, confidential listening ear through the highs and lows of life. Contact Adrian direct on 07773 581065 or at aksmith96@btopenworld.com



Stoxkarts  - Don't let their small size fool you - the 390cc Honda engine will power these identical spec karts up to 50mph in this contact formula. See their website for more details.

Stoxkarts are very enthusiastic about FORDS and we thank them for their ongoing support.


Alex Catley  - Superb photos from many race meetings from the well travelled Alex dating back to 2009.

We would like to thank Alex for his kind support of FORDS.


Ovalpix  - Andy Hankin and Phillip Cornish & co, official Incarace photographers - also covering other tracks. View and purchase over 1000 photos a month, with subscription facility.

Incarace  - Phone 0121 3577328

Wheels Raceway, Birmingham B8 1AD - Tarmac Saturday 6pm

Hednesford Hills Raceway, Cannock WS12 1BF - Tarmac Saturday & Sunday

Northampton International Raceway NN7 2BA - Tarmac Saturday Sunday Monday


TSS Consumables  - Mobile and mail order racing consumables new in 2015, from ratchet straps to fuel pumps and cut-out switches to widgets.

Stu can be contacted on 07970 998882


Crimond Circuit  - Crimond Airfield, Scotland AB43 8QQ

Tarmac/concrete circuit running Sunday afternoons

Phone 01261 831955 or 07909 623695



Kevin Wickham  - Mostly National Saloons but any Stock cars, East Anglia and beyond.

Kevin supports the Kings Lynn Ladies' Saloon race for FORDS and his 2016 calendar is now on sale.



Spedeworth International  - Phone 01252 322920

Aldershot Raceway* GU11 1SQ Sun

Arlington Stadium Eastbourne BN27 3RE (concrete) Weds/BH

Great Yarmouth* NR30 5TE Sun/Thu

Ipswich Stadium* IP54 5TL Sat/BH

Wimbledon Stadium* SW17 0BL Sun

* all Tarmac


Barford Raceway  - Co Durham DL12 8UD

Tarmac circuit running Sunday afternoons 2pm

Tel 01325 352312 or 01833 638899


HRP Lochgelly  - Thunder Valley Raceway, Lochgelly KY5 9HG

Tarmac circuit now running *Saturday evenings*

Phone 07809 361598



Chris Sedan  - Photos mostly from Skegness but also Buxton and Stoke.

Our thanks to Chris for the photos from FORDS fundraiser at Skegness on 9th August 2011.


Blandy's Built Bangers  - tel 07763 996474

Cars built to buy or rent - national / unlimited / Startrax rookie / other spec

Banger gear made to order - all race equipment made - banger welding - other fabrication

Fast friendly service - small or large orders



RDC Promotions  - Phone 01268 412299

Mildenhall Stadium, Suffolk IP28 8QU Shale circuit running Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons (7.00pm)

Dover Raceway CT17 0HL