MEET THE TEAM THAT MAKES IT ALL HAPPEN

TERRY RATCLIFFE

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Terry runs the race way with his family. Leading the scruttineering team and marshalling as well. He can nornally be found  on the home straight with a black flag in his hand.

KEITH RATCLIFFE

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Keith on the day drives the water bowser round the track to keep the dust down. He also is the chap that processes the licences He also works the points out so if you want a trophy be  nice to him.

ANN RATCLIFFE

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Ann is the first face you will see, Booking cars in and taking payment from spectators. We all know Ann is really in charge.

EMMA ROWBOTHAM

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Emma books drivers in at the office for scrutineering she also is a lap scorer  which is no easy task when there's 40 odd cars screaming round. 

PAUL CARTER

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Paul is a scrutineer he generally looks after the Juniors. He also marshals on turn 2 he loves his black flag so always smile has you drive by. Just so there is no confusion Paul is on the left. 

TOMMY CARTER

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Tommy does it all if you crash he is normally the first person leaning in the car checking your ok he is faster than Mo Farah on mud !!! Tommy also drives the push truck.

alan butts

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Alan runs the pit gate ensuring that its blocked and no other cars can get on while a race is in progress. A race wont start till he puts up a green flag.

Lee Sutton

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Lee stands at the bottom of turn 1 he is the first person to put out a yellow flag  when it all goes wrong after a start.

PAUL MARCAR

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Paul can be found on turn 3 it can get a bit bumpy there he also has a good line of sight to the first aid team.

Johnny stannisor

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Johnny marshals on the top bend where you end up in the wall if you get it wrong, He is also know for his pics and vids that go up on face book after the meeting.

Roy catpak

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Roy marshals on turn 4 fast out of that corner down hill to the flag. He is good to see if you get the the exit wrong.

Aubrey Woodley

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Aubrey marshals from the infield rather brave I feel he also releases the cars before the race starts. He also is the Hot Rod scrutineer. As you can see it looks like he is enjoying a Werthers Original.

FacetS FIRST AID TEAM

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Facets First aid team located at the top of track by the entry/exit good to know they are there when your about to hit the wall flat out. They also keep our Guest safe.

Paul collins

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Paul is a recovery driver in a lift truck it does take a few to clear the track after a  good banger heat

collin ketley

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Colin drives a push truck so if your car still rolling he will get you back to the pits.

SUE WOODLEY

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Sue starts all the race s here nothing moves without her say so.You will only see Sue's face if your on the start line.

Jamie Townsend

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Jamie is the voice of Stansted Raceway with his fast wit and a sharp eye, he is top of his game.

As you can see we don't let him out of that box  much.

Catering staff

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There here to ensure you stay full and keep the pit crews and staff going it hungry stuff racing.

About Us

Stansted Raceway is one of the oldest dirt tracks in the UK and also the only Race track in Essex. We are a family run business a hobby that got a little out of hand.

Our season runs from the 1st Sunday in April to the 6th Oct and we race once every two weeks.

We are very proud of our Raceway

We have built our reputation and our values on being a family friendly track. We currently boast turnouts of 150 plus race cars each meeting across formula's  

Pictured on right is the drivers and mechanics paying their respect to Bob Townsend the tracks founder who sadly passed away last year. 150+ cars on track for a minutes silence then a lap of honor, they didn't need asking twice. 

Formula's currently racing here are

There will always be a Banger formula each meeting whether it's Micro's ,1600's or Unlimited cars. These are full contact.

Hot Rods (No contact)

Junior Bangers 10-16 yrs old (Nudge and spin)

FWD Dirt rods 1600 MAX (nudging into corners and leaning on each other)

RWD Dirt rods Unlimited  (nudging into corners and leaning on each other)


To see the drivers points standings visit  the driver area or follow this link.

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