In depth BriSCA F1 Stock Car rebuild for Dave Riley (422)

Wayne Helliwell Racing is striving to become the market leader in short oval race car fabrication. We can fabricate anything for any oval race car, from a single wheel nut to a full turn key race car at a surprisingly affordable price.

We also fabricate bespoke trailers, race transporters to your specification or ours. We supply many of BRISCA F1 drivers with our wheels including the world champion Andrew Smith who has the WHR decal on his wing.

Wayne has been involved in stockcar racing all his life, you could say he was born into it! His dad Dave was racing Formula 1 stockcars in the early 1970’s. Both Wayne’s brothers Mark and Ian have raced various formulas, Mark (170) is still actively racing Formula one. Wayne raced mini stox from the tender age of 10 until 16 then he progressed onto Formula two stockcars, when he left school Wayne served as an apprentice in the aerospace industry and then had 12 years setting and programming CNC machines for a precision engineering firm, Wayne then enjoyed 3 years working for a local firm fabricating and welding A-bars, tow poles and trailers used by the R.A.C & AA. Unfortunately Wayne was made redundant as a result of a down turn in orders due to the recession and the decision was made to turn his hobby (WHR) in to his full time employment.

You can follow the goings on of the life at the WHR workshop via our Facebook page.

Cheers – Wayne.

For all work-based enquiries please contact Wayne direct on –
Tel: 07920 465 971

1: The Car arrives.


3: Now you see it.

4: Now you don't.

5: Let the cutting begin.

6: And to think he only came in for a wheel nut!

7: Bent sump tray, ready for removal.

8: Gone.

9: New rear engine plate fitted.

10: All paint removed, and back from the blasters.

11: New Front Bumper.

12: New Rear Bumper.

13: Starting to look like a Stock Car once again.

14: New Control panel fitted.

15: WHR Shale wing fitting. 'does my bumper look big in this?

16: Taking Shape.

17: Time to add some color.

18: more color please.

19: side view.

20: Outside at last.

21: The bonnet.

22: Away to get sign written. Another Stock Car brought back to life.

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