Drag racing fans aim to raise £100,000 to save York track

A car using the York Race dragstrip Credit: Photo from Dave Glover

Drag racing enthusiasts are trying to raise almost £100,000 to keep a track in York open. The York Raceway dragstrip is now being used as a test track by a brake manufacturer. But the farmer who owns the land says a new race track could be specially built.

Watch the raceway being used to a test of a new jet car earlier this year: