Category Archives: Transport

Seeking the USA’s best looking short track car

There’s a wonderful account we follow on Twitter called Short Track Pictures, writes Andy Weltch. As the name suggests, it shares photos of short track racing cars. We recently asked the account holder what do they consider the best looking … Continue reading

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Study shows e-scooters five times safer than bikes

A new study has found that e-scooters are a lot safer than many may think – five times safer than bikes, writes Andy Weltch. A report into the safety of e-scooters by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents … Continue reading

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Warwick joins green carpool network

In common with universities around the world, the UK’s higher education sector is showing its commitment to cutting carbon emissions, writes Andy Weltch. Among the latest initiatives to reach our notice is the University Of Warwick adding Liftango’s climate-positive carpooling services to … Continue reading

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On top of the world at Ipswich

Our senior consultant Andy Weltch reflects on a childhood ambition fulfilled – a visit to the world hot rod championship. For many British kids of my generation, growing up in the ’70s meant the great TV sporting occasions were the … Continue reading

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

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