Off Track: Lockdown


BSCDA TV took the opportunity that lockdown brought in the UK between April and June 2020 to get a real insight into a drivers thoughts, opinions and their careers.

This was all taken with the approach of ‘As a fan of the sport, what would you ask if you could?’.


Off Track: Lockdown with Andy Smith (ex 391)

We caught up with Andy Smith (ex-391) at the weekend to discuss his career in BriSCA F1 as well as talking about his personal life.

We touch on topics including who influenced him, his rivalries, Gears and Tears and more.

We also ask that one question that everyone wants to hear the answer to ‘Would Andy Smith ever return to BriSCA F1?’


Off Track: Lockdown with Roger Bromiley (14)

We caught up with Roger at the weekend for our next episode of Lockdown where we discussed a variety of topics including his early stock car career, his circuit racing, his relationship with Ryan Harrison and his views on BriSCA F1.

Also, roles end up being reversed with Roger becoming interviewer at the end in an interesting twist.

One not to be missed!


Off Track: Lockdown with Nigel Green (445)

We caught up with Nigel yesterday for our next episode of Lockdown where we discussed a variety of topics such as:

His transition from F2 to F1

Why he completely redesigned the ex Andy Smith car

His reflections on the decision to significantly reduce his participation in the 2018 season

Where he is up to with his new car builds

And why he likes to arrive just in time for a meeting

This is certainly an interview you do not want to miss!


Off Track: Lockdown with Ben Riley (422)

We caught up with Ben on Monday for our next episode of Lockdown where we discussed a variety of topics including racing in New Zealand, his family members involved with the sport and that incident at Northampton with Ryan Harrison.

Another excellent interview!


Off Track: Lockdown with Ryan Harrison (197)

We caught up with Ryan Harrison (197) on Sunday for our next episode of Lockdown where we discussed a variety of topics including:

His first meeting at Cowdenbeath

His cars

His views on the Shootout as well as his career in general

His sprint car racing

Racing in New Zealand

And his relationship with Roger Bromiley (14)

This is a must see! Do not miss it!


Off Track: Lockdown with Peter Falding (ex 33)

We caught up with BSCDA Chairman and 4 times World Champion Peter Falding on Monday for our next episode of Lockdown where we discussed a variety of topics including:

His early career

His car building

His career in Eurocars

His relationship with John Lund

His thoughts on the National Points Championship

His views on the current situation and being BSCDA Chairman

This is another must see! Do not miss it!


Off Track: Lockdown with Paul Harrison (2)

After a week’s break we are continuing with our interviews and this week we interviewed 2011 World Champion Paul Harrison.

We discussed a variety of topics including:

His recollection of his 2011 World Final win

Being a second generation driver

His driving style

His appearance in Gears and Tears

His funniest moment in stock cars

His experience of New Zealand

His top three drivers of all time

Another excellent interview which we are sure the fans will enjoy. Make sure not to miss it!


Off Track: Lockdown with Ian Higgins (ex 29)

This week’s episode of Lockdown sees us interview former BriSCA F1 driver/BSCDA Chairman Ian Higgins (ex-29).

We discussed a variety of topics including:

The start of his BriSCA F1 career

His decision to leave BriSCA F1 for the Rebels

Being BSCDA Chairman back in the ’90s

His return for a one-off season in 2012

His view on BriSCA F1 in general

How he got the nickname ‘Captain Chaos’

Another excellent interview which we hope you all enjoy!


Off Track: Lockdown with Frankie Wainman Jnr Jnr (555)

This week’s episode of Lockdown sees us interview Frankie Wainman Jnr Jnr (555).

We discussed a variety of topics such as:

His memories of BriSCA F1 from a young age

His jump from Ministox to BriSCA F1

His ambitions within the sport

What it’s like racing with/against family

His top three drivers ever

and more!!

Another excellent interview not to be missed.


Off Track: Lockdown with Kev Smith (ex 64) – Part One and Two

The BSCDA are delighted to bring to you an interview with someone who has been mentioned quite a lot in interviews over the last couple of weeks. That person is Kev Smith (ex 64) all the way from New Zealand.

This interview has been split into two parts due to Kev’s excellent storytelling. Be assured, it’s worth the watch and we discuss various topics such as:

How he started his career, and the ‘before he was old enough’ test drive as Neil Briggs farm.

That 1991 semi final race. Why he did what he did and his reflections afterwards.

His WF podium finishes and the reason he didn’t make it three on the bounce in 1995.

His racing style and why he raced the way he did.

That Kev Clare incident.

The Tony Cole era.

Why he had a council sign as a sump guard.

The reason for racing on the dirt tracks in Holland.

His views on New Zealand and the racing there.

And….his many funniest moments in stock cars.

These are definitely not to be missed and we hope you enjoy this fantastic interview.


Off Track: Lockdown with Stuart Smith Jnr (390)

The BSCDA are delighted to bring to you an interview with double World Champion Stuart Smith Jnr (390)

Stuart takes us through his career in stock cars which netted him 2 World Championship, 2 National Points Championships and 2 British Championships which included that excellent last bend move at Belle Vue.

This interview has been split into two parts. Be assured, it’s worth the watch and we discuss various topics.

This is definitely not one to miss (neither is part two) and we hope you enjoy this fantastic interview.


Off Track: Lockdown with Rob Speak (318)

The BSCDA are delighted to bring our latest and final Off Track: Lockdown episode featuring former BriSCA F1 and BriSCA F2 World Champion Rob Speak.

We speak to Rob about various topics such as:

His career in both BriSCA F1 and F2

His rivalries with BriSCA F1’s Frankie Wainman Jnr and BriSCA F2’s Gordon Moodie and how he’d see a race between the three drivers finishing

The changes within both F1 and F2 on his second return to both sports

How and why he became the Owner/Promoter at Skegness Stadium

And more……

Another interview not to be missed.