Welcome a Warton Stock Car Club website

Our Next Race Meeting is

25:01:15      Midwinter Open
First race starts at Noon & racing often last until between 5pm & 6pm or Dusk


1500c.c. Bangers Plus Ladies Bangers - Stock Cars - Junior Rookies


Admission for 2014 : Adult 10 - Child (aged 10 and over) 5 - Concessions 5
Children Under Ten get to watch for FREE

See further down for full years fixtures



For any spectator enquires feel free to contact Tony on 07709 746 744

There is no need to book in advance to watch, just turn up & pay on the gate.

Twitter is for urgent info & photos on race day. Vine is 6 second videos, scroll down to watch in order.

Our Race Formulas

Bangers : Mot failures often driven to destruction.

Stock Cars : Pinto engines, spewing speed and noise on the track in these Space Frame beasts.

Ministox : Driven with skill & at speed by 10 to 15 Year olds.

Senior Minis : More Mini Mayhem, this time with adults behind the wheel.

Junior Rookies : Nudge & Spin based on Bangers for 10 to 15 Year Olds.

Lady Bangers : Nudge & Spin and very unladylike!

Van Bangers : They are back, the vans that just keep smashing & bashing on the 4th May & 3rd Aug.

Caravan Race : The annual epic event this year is on the 24th Aug.

To visit us on Race Days, type in LA5 9NJ into your SAT/NAV
Or Click HERE for directions. (Press Back to return to this page)

For any spectator enquires feel free to contact Tony Porter on 07709 746 744

          In 2012 we held our 40th Anniversary of racing. Starting out as Westend Raceway in 1972, the Club was started as a charity event for Endmoor Sports Club, raising 600. The Westmoorland Gazette, dated 7th April 1972, reported 'A chance remark to the Rev H.L. Cane, Vicar of Preston Patrick, led to a stock car racing meeting on Easter Sunday'. It goes on to say 'was a scene of great activity in the pits as Mrs P Bainbridge and Mrs G Waite booked in the 70' drivers and their gaily painted cars......The cars limited to 2000cc were all fitted with roll bars full safety harness and permitted reinforcement to protect the drivers and radiators' ending up with 'The Ladies Race was won (in Ted Branson's Cortina) by Miss Butty Hayhurst. Second was Dot Barnes and third Ada Robinson'. It proved so popular that it started becoming more regular, and after a brief spell at a farm permanently located to our current site, on a gravel track which, at the time, was still within a working quarry.

          Decades later we have usually well over 100 cars competing at each of our 18 race meetings in the season from all over the North West and sometimes further. We race on a purpose built tarmaced quarter mile short oval, which means you can see all the action no matter where you stand.
          We are a members club, i.e. non profit making, and invite members of the public to come and watch the intense action on the track. There is no need to book in advance, just turn up on the day. We have limited Free Track Side Parking and a Disabled only area that has a great view of the track from outside or inside the car, both these areas are on a first come basis and cannot be reserved.
          Racing usually lasts until 5pm, sometimes longer, we have a Track Shop, Toilets and Burger Vans etc. Though no seating is provided, people bring fold away garden chairs, or just wander around the outside of the track and in the pits, watching cars being repaired and chatting to the drivers. Its a great place to bring a camera too and not expensive at all.

2014 Fixtures

Racing usually starts at noon.

Excluding the Midwinter Open ALL Junior Rookies & Ladies Banger Races are points scoring. Ministox, Senior Minis, Stock Cars & Bangers points start at the Silver Wheels Cup.


2nd March 2014

Metal Mania

(Unlimited Bangers - Junior Rookies - Ministox - Stock Cars )


16th March 2014

1400cc Team Meeting

(1400cc Bangers Junior Rookies -  Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


6th April 2014

Silver Wheels Cup

(2Ltr Bangers Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


20th April 2014

Easter Speed King Trophy

(1500c.c. Bangers Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


4th May 2014

May Day Trophy

(VAN Bangers Junior Rookies - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


18th May 2014

The Bay Classic

(2Ltr Bangers Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


25th May 2014

Monarch of the Marsh

(Micro Bangers Junior Rookies - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


8th June 2014

West Coast Classic

(2Ltr Non Mondeo Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


22nd June

Warton Grange Cup

(2Ltr Bangers Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


6th July 2014

Stars & Stripes Trophy

(1500cc Bangers Junior Rookies - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


20th July 2014

Vale of Lune Trophy

(1500cc Bangers Junior Rookies - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


3rd August 2014

High Summer Showdown

(Banger Vans Junior Rookies - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


24th August 2014

Caravan Meeting

(2Ltr Banger Caravans Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


7th September 2014

Club Championship

(2Ltr Bangers Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


21st September 2014

Rose of Lancs Trophy

(Micro Bangers Junior Rookies Championship Meeting- Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


5th October 2014

2LTR Team Meeting

(2Ltr Bangers Ladies Bangers - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


19th October 2014

Chequered Flag Trophy

(1500cc Bangers Junior Rookies - Ministox - Senior Minis - Stock Cars )


25th January 2015

Midwinter Open

(1500cc Bangers Junior Rookies Ladies Bangers - Stock Cars )


By Post ~ Ideal for paying memberships/sponsorships or letters to the committee etc

Warton Stock Car Club
22 Grosvenor Place
Carnforth LANCS

The Committee for 2014

The Chair & Publicity Officer : Tony 'SnOrK' Porter

e-mail : info@wartononline.com
Telephone : 07709 746744
Twitter : www.twitter.com/wartononline
FACEBOOK : Tony SnOrK Porter

Vice Chair : Paul Postlethwaite
Committee Members : Trevor Illingworth ~ Gerald Hoggarth ~ Joanne Chamley ~ Mark Brook

Secretary : Wendy Harris
e-mail : wendyeharris23@gmail.com

If you require a Rule Book they are FREE.. Just Contact Tony Porter or Wendy Harris and one will be posted to you Free of Charge.
You can also collect one from Race Control free of charge on Race Days.

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Scrutineering - Please have your Gloves, Overalls & helmets with you when you have your car scrutineered.

Helmets must be of a minimum standard as directed by British Oval Racing Safety Executive (B.O.R.S.E).

These are, FIA8860-2004, Snell SA2005, Snell SA2010, SFI Foundation 31.1A, SFI Foundation 31.2A. The

E2205 European standard helmet may be used in Fibreglass, Carbon or Tri-Composite form only i.e.

NO POLYCARBONATE helmets are allowed. It is important that the helmet fits the driver correctly.

Shatterproof goggles/visors must be worn although tinted visors are not advisable. Your helmet must display the current Warton sticker.


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