MOTORSPORT: THE first round of the Keeping it Real Banger series took place at Arena Essex. Nathan Roberts took a heat and final double. There was plenty of brutal action involving John Avery, the Morris Minor of Jon Goudie, Scott Parry, Tom Waller, Andy Reynolds, Jason Curtis, Alfie Lee, Paul Korpiela, Dave Bull, Nick North and Scott Cornish. The final saw Nathan Roberts race to victory. The Destruction Derby was won by Paul Korpiela.

Stock Rod action featured Jamie Akehurst, Ray Petty, Jamie Lee Callis. father and son team, Tony and Alex Martin. For the Mini Stox and Mini Sprints the Morphey brothers were dominant with Charlie and Will successful. The class act of the Mini Sprint field was Corben Lord. Albert Webster won the other heat.

It’s a double header at Arena Essex over Easter with Rookie Bangers on Easter Sunday with Lightning Rods and SuperBangers in support. The National Bangers are joined by the Stock Rods on Easter Monday with the Junior Bangers and Mini Stox (1pm).