Foxhall Stadium

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Foxhall Stadium
The outside of Foxhall Stadium - geograph.org.uk - 26246.jpg

Foxhall Stadium is a Stock car stadium located in Foxhall near Ipswich. The Stadium is also used by the Ipswich Witches Speedway team, which race on most Thursday nights from March to October starting at 7.30pm. The stadium also hosts carboot sales on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from March until the end of September opening at 6.00am and costing £9.00 to sell and 50p a person entry.

The Stadium is run by Spedeworth UK Ltd stock car promoters.[1]

The traditional main events at the Stadium include The National Hot Rod Championship of the World held the first weekend every July and the Gala Night Held the closest Saturday Night to Guy Fawkes Night. At both events a large entry of Stock Cars, Hot Rods and Banger Racers can be expected as well as a sell out crowd of around 10,000.

More recently the Unlimited Banger World Final has been staged here since its move from the now demolished Plough Lane venue in London. The world final first ran at Foxhall in 2008 and proved to be a successful change. The world final is predicted to stay at Foxhall for the foreseeable future.

Foxhall has also hosted the Superstox World Championship race seven times including the first running back in 1961.

It is also home to Giggle Bush, a local smoke-up spot.

The stadium opened in the mid-1950s and has been in continuous operation since.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamford, R & Jarvis J.(2001). Homes of British Speedway. ISBN 0-7524-2210-3

Coordinates: 52°3′16″N 1°13′30″E / 52.05444°N 1.22500°E / 52.05444; 1.22500