Media Prima Arena, Dormer Way, South Bank Road, Middlesbrough,TS6 6XH.Map:
TELEPHONE: 07889 886389
MAIN SPONSOR: SG Petch
TEAM COLOURS: Red, white, grey and black.
RACE-NIGHT: Thursday (7.30 pm).
OFF RACE-DAY: Friday (7.30 pm).
STADIUM FACILITIES: The arena currently boasts a new covered grandstand seating around 160 people, overlooking the pits on the exit of the fourth bend (small additional charge), plus three uncovered temporary terrace structures: two large ones adjacent to the entry to the first turn and a smaller one on the exit to the second bend. There is a raised hospitality unit and bar with balcony, which incorporates the track shop, on the first turn and disabled viewing area on the second turn.
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CONCESSIONS (with ID): £12.
CHILDREN (Under 15): £4.00
GRANDSTAND: £1 extra
TRACK LENGTH: 271 metres.
TRACK RECORD: 52.2 seconds.
RECORD HOLDER: Chris Harris (October 22, 2009)
YOUNG SHIELD: 2007.
CAR: Take the A66 turn off of the A19 (north or southbound) then follow for approximately three miles, past the city centre and the Riverside Stadium (Middlesbrough FC) on the left. Approximately half a mile after the football ground, turn right (third exit) at a roundabout with a McDonalds restaurant on the left. At the next roundabout, adjacent to Jennings Ford, turn left (first exit) following the signs for Skipper’s Lane Industrial Estate. This is South Bank Road and South Bank Motorsports Park is signposted on the left (down Dormer Way). The stadium is on the left. From Redcar, approach using the A1085, then A66 and the South Tees Motorsports Park is clearly signposted. There is free car parking, within the South Tees Motorsports Park complex, for in excess of 500 cars.
TRAIN: Middlesbrough is the nearest mainline station. There is a station at South Bank (four minutes ride from Middlesbrough, seven minutes from Redcar) but trains are infrequent.
BUS: Routes from Middlesbrough Bus Station to South Bank, St Peters are 694 and 695 (circular). Bus routes from Redcar Bus Station to South Bank, St. Peters are 98, 99, X99, 748 and 749 and terminate at Middlesbrough Bus Station. Info on 0870 608 2608 (7 am to 9 pm) All calls at national rate. Or www.arrivabus.co.uk
TAXI: Taxis from Middlesbrough railway station cost approximately £6. From the centre of Redcar the cost is around £8.