Long Marston Airfield,
Warwickshire CV37 8LL
Shakespeare County Raceway is a drag racing strip near Stratford upon Avon, in the midlands of England. It is located at Long Marston Airfield, and is sometimes referred to as Long Marston or Avon Park Raceway (it's former name). Drag Racing took place there occasionally during the 1970s, though it became a permanent drag racing venue in the 1980s.
Time Zone : (GMT) Western Europe Time, London, Lisbon, Casablanca
Major Events : National Drag Racing (Cars & Bikes), RWYB
Circuit Length : 1/4 mile
Turns : 0
Lap Record : TBA
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Shakespeare County Raceway is located in the heart of the Cotswolds just ten minutes from Stratford-upon-Avon. From the M40 exit junction 15 and follow the A46 signs to Stratford town centre. From the town follow signs for the B4632 to Long Marston, where you will find the raceway 6 miles out of town. From the M5 exit junction 7 from the north or junction 9 from the south and head for the B4632 to Long Marston. The route is clearly signposted.
2010 Event Calendar
Shakespeare County Raceway at Long Marston Airfield 2010 Event & Race Schedule:
STOP PRESS: Shakey Super Pull - Saturday 12th June
April 4th/5th - Easter Public Track Day RWYB Weekend
April 17th/18th - Public Track Day RWYB Weekend
May 1st/3rd - Springspeed National Drag Races
May 15th/16th - Public Track Day RWYB Weekend
May 29th/31st - Yanks Weekend/NASC Gary's Picnic
June 12th/13th - Public Track Day RWYB, All Chevy Weekend & Tractor Pull
June 26th/27th - NSRA Nostalgia Nationals
July 10th/11th - British Mini Showdown & Public Track Day RWYB Weekend
July 24th/25th - Public Track Day RWYB Weekend & Warwickshire Motor Show
August 12th/15th - Bulldog Bash Bikers Festival
August 28th/30th - Open Sport National Drag Races
September 17th/19th - NSRA Hot Rod Drags
October 2nd/3rd - Public Track Day RWYB Weekend & Ford Fever Day
October 16th/17th - Public Track Day RWYB Weekend
October 30th/31st - Halloween Bonfire Burn-Up RWYB Weekend
*For 2010 Shakespeare County Raceway offers a wide and varied selection of Public Track Day RWYB events catering for all tastes. To compete all you need is a vehicle. This will be checked for safeness by the raceway's knowledgeable scrutineering crew, seatbelts, suitable clothing, a valid driving licence and a crash helmet.
*PLEASE NOTE; Crash helmets will now be a requirement of the Raceway for all drivers taking part in any RWYB Public Track Day or lifestyle events. There will be no exceptions. The requirement is there for your safety. If you are competing with a motorcycle, a helmet, leathers, gloves and boots are required. No trainers of jeans allowed.