Brad Fell
The deafening sounds of revving V6’s reverberating around your chest, the unmistakable smell of petrol and burning rubber offering unrivalled ecstasy, this is the stimulation of the senses that banger racing omits. ‘Mouldy Old Dough’ documents the threat to banger racing due to the ever-decreasing number of tracks within the UK, mostly caused by the value of land for development and the lack of finance to sustain their current formats. Since the 1960’s, 111 tracks have closed forever or no longer run the banger formula leaving just 30 tracks, many of which are being run year to year. Is there a long-term future for the UK’s banger racing scene?