Category Archives: Transport

Still not tired of London and its ‘wonderful immensity’

“… when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”  Our senior consultant Andrew Weltch argues it’s probably as true today as it was when Samuel Johnson … 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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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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F1 roars over to Sky Sports – why the upset?

As Sky Sports’ new Formula 1 channel goes live, we wonder – why were people so upset?

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Small cars are a big hit

Our love of small, old cars is no secret, so it was no surprise to find us the National Microcar Rally recently. Here’s our belated photo record of the event.

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Hello campers! The enduring appeal of the VW bus

Plenty of old vehicles have their devotees, but there can’t be many to beat the appeal of the Volkswagen Camper – as we found out at a recent event in South Wales.

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Brits abroad – in old cars

The British abroad may not enjoy the best of reputations, if tabloid tales of boozing and fighting are to be believed. But tours and rallies involving Brits and their classic cars really do earn the UK some kudos among our … Continue reading

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Classic car events deserve praise

Congratulations go to the organisers of two recent classic car events which we attended – both were great days out, and both raised money for charity.

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