How safe is banger racing?

Banger racing has been popular with thrill-seekers since the 1950s, originating in the north of the UK.

As racetracks in the north closed down, the adrenaline-inducing sport found a new home in East Anglia.

At first glance, banger racing appears to go against standard health and safety rules. But just how dangerous is this seemingly outrageous sport?

Audio piece by Alice Pritchard
Banger racing at the Adrian Flux Arena, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Driver, Oliver Marshall, being interviewed by Alice

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