Motor Sport - World Speedway Championship Final - Peter Craven - Wembley stadium
Holding his 500 winner's cheque is Peter Craven (far right), of United Kingdom, straddles a tractor at the Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, after winning the World Speedway Championship final. Behind him, with their plaques, are Barry Briggs (centre), of New Zealand and Southampton, who took the second prize of 200, and Ove Fundin (l), of Sweden, who was third and received a prize of 100. Driving the tractor is comedian Norman Wisdom, who presented the awards.
Motor Racing - Le Mans 24 Hour Race
The drivers sprint to their cars at the start of the 1955 Le Mans 24 hour race, which featured the most devastating motorsport accident ever, when eighty spectators were killed as a Mercedes engine flew into the crowd after the car exploded
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Speedway - World Championship Final - Wembley - Practice - 1957
Belle Vue rider Peter Craven riding in the World Championships. Although in the race he was to place third, Craven did win the World Championships in 1955 and 1962, as well as m, any other titles, cups and trophies. He died after a freak accident whilst racing at Edinburgh's Meadowbank Stadium in September, 1963