Category Archives: Motor sport

90 years of speedway in Cardiff

As the British Speedway Grand Prix returns to Cardiff, our senior consultant, Andrew Weltch, author of the history of Speedway in Wales, looks at the arrival of the sport in the city 90 years ago. Top-level speedway has become an … Continue reading

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World Rallycross to switch on electric championship

It has been clear for some time that the days of petrol and diesel cars are numbered – not just on the roads, but on the race tracks too, writes Weltch Media senior consultant, Andrew Weltch. Reports that World Rallycross … Continue reading

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Dakar feat shows EVs are not just for cities

If you think electric vehicles (EVs) are just for puttering around town (slowly), you haven’t been paying attention.

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Racing by numbers – analysing the WEC

Guest blogger James Foster does some number-crunching, as he reflects on the 2014 World Endurance Car Championship.

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An emotional farewell to the Master

Stock car racing, especially the British version of hard-hitting short-track action, doesn’t often have much room for emotion. But that wasn’t the case when the sport said farewell to one of its greatest exponents.

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Another World Cup – on motorbikes

Did FIFA’s World Cup leave you wanting more? Can’t wait another four years? Well, there’s another World Cup around the corner – the speedway version.

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Speedway celebrities – the first real sporting stars?

It may seem that the sporting “star” is a phenomenon of our time – almost any sports person thought to merit a mention in the media seems to be dubbed a “star”. We may think it wasn’t like that in … Continue reading

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