Perry Cooke: ‘My main objective going into the race was just to finish.’

Before this year’s National Hot Rod World Final at the Foxhall Heath stadium, there was a lot of talk about 16-year Perry Cooke, whom qualified for his World Final having missed the first few World Qualifying rounds. However, after picking up heat wins at the Hednesford Hills Raceway and at the Skegness stadium on Good …

Nick Roots wins a very wet Superstox European Championship

Nick Roots took victory in the 2019 Superstox European Championship at a very wet Foxhall Heath Stadium last Saturday – surviving two attacks from multiple champion Jason Cooper. Roots had to battle his way through the spray from 11th on the grid in what drivers called ‘some of the most difficult conditions they’ve ever faced.’ …

Niki Jarvis wins the Supreme Championship after Simon Berry is disqualified post-race

Niki Jarvis came through to win the 1300cc Stock Cars Supreme Championship at the Foxhall Heath Stadium last Sunday after Simon Berry was disqualified during post-race scrutineering. Berry thought he’d retained the title he won 12 months prior, but it wasn’t to be. The race was brought to a stop early on after Jason Scopes …

Matthew Stirling wins the Golden Helmet as the Saloon Stock Cars return to Ipswich Spedeweekend

The National Saloon Stock Cars returned to the Ipswich Spedeweekend after a 27-year absence and contested the Golden Helmet – last raced for back in 1998. That year it was Steve Santry who came through to win. The winner when the Saloon Stock Cars last raced at Spedeweekend back in 1992 was Darren Atkins. This …

Rob McDonald converts pole position into World Final glory after dominant drive

Rob McDonald secured his first National Hot Rod World Championship at the Foxhall Heath Stadium on Sunday afternoon – becoming the first Scottish winner of the title since its introduction back in 1972. McDonald set the benchmark lap-time on Saturday morning in the hot laps with a 14.30 second lap time, which only Southern Ireland’s …

Jordan Cumming: ‘I always look forward to racing at Ipswich.’

The Unlimited National Bangers return to the Ipswich Spedeweekend tomorrow having spent the last few years away, but now they are back with an intriguing line-up that is sure to produce some action. They will compete in an entertainers World Final wildcard, where the best entertainer over the course of the entire meeting will earn …

Nick Roots: ‘I think the Superstox are a better driving formula at the moment and are certainly better for the crowd.’

Superstox superstar Nick Roots is looking forward to the 2019 Spedeweekend as he bids to become the European Champion as well as hopefully winning the Eaton Family Trophy, with both titles up for grabs this weekend. “Spedeweekend is always one of the first entries in our diary at the start of the year,” said Roots. …