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Banger racing involves getting in old cars and racing for the finish without crashing out or getting smashed off the track.
Damage isn't rare in banger racing.
Engines can fall out, suspensions can collapse, and gearboxes go "ping" in big ways.
It's OK, though, because most fixes take liberal application of "hammer" and "swearing."
Windows, plastics, and seats are removed to make sure you can't get hurt by your own car.
In our case, some "safety sponge" was added to the bottom of the steering column in case of an accident.
See, the interiors are really sparse.
A healthy dose of fear is normal for rookies. Here's Alex feigning confidence.
Car 700 -- that's bangerspeak for: ROOKIE. Racers try to "James Bond" car 700 by flipping the rookie so the number reads "007." How kind.
After a few crashes, your car may not be so...factory fresh.
Safety gear is an absolute must.