Straightliners European and World sand / land speed event in South Wales will see many unique classic and some of the most powerful street legal motorbikes in the UK in action this weekend.
Also Zef Eisenberg, Ultra speed rider and founder of sports nutrition brand Maximuscle will be aiming to beat his world sand record of 201.5mph achieved in May on his 350hp supercharged MADMAX motorbike while participants and spectators will see a range of motorbikes, karts, cars, three wheelers in action at Pendine.
Aston Martin is looking for about £5 Billion from its share sale next month.
It has boosted stocks of components it imports to offset any customs delays when trading changing in March, said CEO Andy Palmer.
Failing public transport and a spreading population mean we are now more reliant on our cars than ever, says the RAC.
In its annual motoring report the RAC said a third of motorists, about 13.2m, said they now used their cars more than a year ago and blamed unreliable and expensive public transport as the reason for the shift.
Three in 10 (30%) drivers have left themselves short after buying a used car outright, according to research from AA Cars, the AA’s used car website.
Of those that used their own money to pick up secondhand cars and then found themselves in hot water, 55% say they had to dip into savings put aside for something other than a car; 35% say that the purchase left them without a rainy day fund; 33% admitted that buying the car meant they had to cut back on recreational expenses like nights out and gym memberships; while a quarter (24%) said that it meant not taking a holiday.
The Corporate Manslaughter Act is failing employees killed on the road in company vehicles, says IAM RoadSmart.
The law allows too many businesses to evade prosecution although it was thought the responsibilities set out in law ten years ago would have brought more before the courts, but no firm has been charged.