About Buxton Raceway | BriSCA F1 Semi Final | Saturday 5th August
Buxton Raceway Proudly Presents.
The BriSCA F1 Semi Final
Buxton Raceway Venue FAQ
Q) What time should we arrive?
A) Best to arrive an hour to 45mins before the start time.
Q) What about Parking?
A) We have a large FREE Car park at the stadium.
We also have trackside parking which is an extra charge - but PLEASE NOTE that motor homes and large vans MUST PARK AT THE BACK, you may be asked to move by one of our marshals if you are blocking somebody elses view.
Q) How long does Event go on for?
A) Normally lasts between 3 to 3 ½ hours, from the published start time.
Q) How do I find the track?
A) Buxton Raceway is very easy to find we are just off the A53 Buxton to Leek Road at Dale Head, there is a large sign at the road junction on race days.
Post Code for Sat Nav users is SK17 0RR.
Q) Will the meeting go ahead if it rains?
A) Yes. Drivers race on a dry or wet circuit. The rain slightly lowers the speeds, but can contribute to more spins and crashes.
Q) Is there seating?
A)We have a small seating stand on the back straight, there is no charge for this and its first come first served and seats cannot be reserved, it is open to the weather so bear that in mind if the weather isnt up to much.
Q) Is there any shelter?
A) Yes a large covered area on the home straight, for standing under where you can see the racing at all times.
Q) Can I get some refreshments during the day?
A) Yes. There are Hot & Cold refreshment units and a licensed bar.
Q) Can we bring the dog?
A) We are happy for you to bring your friendly dog to see the racing at Buxton Raceway, but we ask that you keep it/them on a lead at all times, look after it carefully and clear any mess up, and please don't keep them in a car on a sunny day without adequate ventilation and a drink - our track medics are not Vets!
Q) Is there access for the disabled?
A) Most of the Raceway grounds are flat and concreted but in some areas are stoney, we have a few disabled spaces on the trackside parking area [first come first served, no reservations], we have a full disabled toilet facility which is checked and serviced regular during the meetings, the terracing can be accessed with a wheelchair, if you have any questions please ask a member of staff.
Q) Do you have baby changing facilities?
A) There are baby changing facilities in the disabled toilet.
Q) Is Oval Racing safe?
A) Yes, some of the action you will see on track is dramatic but drivers that race with us are very safe due to a strict safety regime for their safety equipment and cars, our track staff are among the best in the country and will stop a race to check on a driver if they are in any danger, we have a two ambulance crews on standby just in case as well as full cutting gear and fire safety personnel.
Q) Can I go in the pits to see the cars being fixed?
A) Yes, however we ask that you respect the fact there are moving vehicles, power tools being used etc, please keep your children close and supervised at all times. No Smoking in the pits area.