What is this site About
Short Circuit magazine was published between 1978 to 2011 with four different publishers. This site gives details of the publications published by the various publishers from those years, especially the magazines and yearbooks.
It includes every issue of the magazine and yearbooks under the Short Circuit banner and other associated publications, plus a few of the most important programmes published.
In total, with the various owners of Short Circuit, 400 publications have been produced for Stock Car, Hot Rod and grass track racing from stadium style racing to the dirt/grass tracks.
Publishing the magazine often lead to extra work including publishing programmes for various promotions, namely Spedeworth, Incarace, High Edge Raceway and latterly Rockingham Motor Speedway, as well as a few grass track and Autograss clubs – simply too many to list them all!
The offshoot magazines included National Grass Racer, Bangers the Crash Magazine, the short-lived Oval Scene and a Rockingham special Short Circuit Illustrated. There was also Midland Oval racing News and National Oval Racing News by YBA Publications until they took over publishing Short Circuit in 1988
We mananged to get some back issues out of the Short Circuit offices before they closed for good in Frederick Street, Birmingham, and have offered them for sale on this site and other popular auction sites, along with other racing titles and merchandise.
For a more detailed history about the magazine see the main feature HERE