Category Archives: Oval racing

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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Oval track racing – motor sport’s best-kept secret

Think of motor racing, and for most people the image that comes to mind is probably Formula One. That’s hardly surprising when the UK’s mainstream media ignores virtually everything else. But most motor racing is very different, and perhaps its … Continue reading

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Crashes, broken arm and a spectator fainting – the opening night of midget car racing in Wales

As Newport speedway prepares to add car racing to its programme for 2012, Andy Weltch looks back at the history of four-wheeled competition in Welsh stadiums.

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You don’t need 3D glasses – but rose-tinted ones might help!

Guest post by TV motor racing commentator Richard John Neil on his latest venture – a niche publication on old-time oval track motor sport.

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Back-tracking – our top five retro-racers

They say nostalgia isn’t what it used to be – but Britain’s race tracks certainly have the retro look these days. Here we list our top five retro racers. Continue reading

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