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Arena Essex Raceway, Banger Racing Birthday Party

Arterial Road, Purfleet, Thurrock RM19 1AE, England
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Great day out with friends or family

If you want to watch some spectacular crashes in a safe environment then this is the place to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amish P
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Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
What a great day out!!!

Went on the bank holiday weekend as a surprise for the family....only to be treated with "Oh no... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Mark B
,
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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“bangers” (6 reviews)
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“cracker” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Arterial Road, Purfleet, Thurrock RM19 1AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to watch some spectacular crashes in a safe environment then this is the place to see them. This is a family-friendly venue welcoming people of all different ages and abilities. There are food and drinks stalls dotted around the arena if you...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Went on the bank holiday weekend as a surprise for the family....only to be treated with "Oh no dad! banger racing?.....really??" And within an hour of arriving they were pure petrol heads high on adrenalin and wanting more and more action....which they got by the...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

What a great day we all had, we went with a large group of friends of all ages the racing was brilliant. We booked tickets for the tavern bar which meant we could stay out of the cold and it was well worth it. The...More

1  Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were all stunned by the races and smashes. An excellent experience. Easy parking, lots of space on the grass around the track to watch or bring chairs etc.

1  Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Arena Essex since the late 1980's so for over 30 years!!!!!! First as a couple then as a family with young children and now with teenage children. Always fantastically entertaining and very reasonably priced. Good selection of snack bars selling...More

Thank Boultzz
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We go here to watch banger racing on a regular basis and no need to dress up as we all just go in track suit / jeans trainers etc. The racing is fun with numerous crashes and speeding bangers. There is a cafe and a...More

1  Thank Jackie F
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

I came back here on 29th May 17, I was very disappointed with the lack of contact in the racing, most the banger drivers seemed to be more interested in avoiding scratching their cars. Thinking that I should give it a fair crack of the...More

4  Thank Simon L
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

No change at the home of the Hammers. A good night with good racing and now cheaper because of the new league status.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A brilliant night out lots of noise and smell of grease and petrol, music by Luke Paul is a great way to enjoy this little bit of pleasure in Essex, every thing you need if your a petrol head or just love the action

Thank sharpie10
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

banger racing my son and I go to most meetings got to know some of the drivers in most formulas firecracker last meeting of the year at arena highly enjoyable the cars that race are big, jags limos rolls royces bentleys yanks you name it...More

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