Lakeside Hammers

Alongside the Dartford Tunnel,  Lakeside, or Arena Essex as it was known, were founded in 1984. One of the most unusual features of the track for many years - up until 1991 - was the fact it had no safety fence, with the outside stock car track acting as a run-off area.

Info

Nickname: Hammers

Club Colours: Claret, Blue and White

Track Size: 265 metres

Track Record: 56.8 seconds, Andreas Jonsson (May 30, 2008)

Facilities: Main bar on first bend, with upstairs viewing. Back straight fast food and toilets, other fast food outlets

Founded: 1984

Contact details

Track address:
Arena-Essex Raceway,
A1306 Arterial Road,
Thurrock,
Essex,
RM19 1AE

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Telephone: 01708 863443

Email: alansargent@lakesidehammers.com

Website: www.lakesidehammers.com

Previous top riders

  • Leigh Adams
  • Kelvin Tatum
  • Peter Ravn
  • Josh Larsen
  • Alan Mogridge
  • Leigh Lanham
  • Andreas Jonsson
  • Brian Karger
  • Bo Petersen
  • Rob Ledwith
  • Jan Pedersen
  • Lee Richardson

Lakeside Hammers news

Friday, July 15, 2016
Kim Nilsson of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Lakeside Hammers 55 Wolves 37

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Andreas Jonsson of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League hopefuls host table-topping Wolves

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Andreas Jonsson of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Poole 52 Lakeside Hammers 41

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Lakeside Hammers Richard Lawson (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

After disappointed defeat at Purfleet last week, Tatum eager for squad to bounce back at Wimborne Road

Saturday, July 2, 2016
Jon Cook of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Lakeside Hammers 42 Poole Pirates 48

Honours

  • British League Division Two Champions - 1991
  • British League Division Two Cup winners - 1991
  • British League Division Two Four Team champions - 1991

Promoters

Stuart Douglas

Jon Cook

Neil Vatcher

Manager

Neil Vatcher

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