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Track Guide

Track Info



Ballymena Raceway is located within the main arena of the council owned Showground complex on Warden Street near the town centre.



The track is a flat, quarter mile long oval with a tarmac surface surrounded by a concrete wall.



Free parking is available in the adjacent car park.

Viewing areas include a 1200 seat covered grandstand overlooking the start / finish straight or banked terracing around the two bends for those who wish to get a little closer to the action.

Hot and cold refreshments are available from the catering vendors. No alcohol is allowed within the stadium.

Pit access is open to the general public, although an adult must accompany children.

Photographs of the drivers, the latest oval racing magazines and souvenirs may be purchased from John Wolsey’s Track Shop.


Race Dates

Most race meetings take place on a Friday night (see fixtures section for full listing). Racing commences at 7:15 p.m. and lasts for approximately 2½ to 3 hours.


Non Contact Racing: National Hot Rods, ORCi Stock Rods, Group Two Lightning Rods, Junior Rods and Classic Hot-Rods.

Contact Racing: Formula Two Stock Cars and Saloon Stock Cars.

Admission Charges

£8 per adult for normal meetings. Charges may vary for championship meetings. Concessions are available for children and O.A.P.’s.


Ballymena Raceway is proud to be associated with the following nationally recognised governing bodies.

ORCi - Oval Racing Council International

SSA – Saloon Stock Car Association

BriSCA F2 – British Stock Car Association Formula Two

N.H.R.P.A. – National Hot Rod Promoters Association










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