A man has died at a Birmingham stock car meeting, after he was hit by a recovery vehicle.

60-year-old Colin North died at Birmingham Wheels Raceway on Landor Street on Saturday evening.

West Midlands Police said they will assist Birmingham City Council’s investigation into the circumstances.

Mr North, a marketing specialist from Leamington Spa, was a well-known and popular part of the British motorsport scene, working with motorsport sponsors Teng Tools.

Tributes have been paid on social media to Mr North.

Speedway Great Britain said in a statement:

"British Speedway has lost a loyal sponsor and friend with the sad passing of Colin North, of Teng Tools, this weekend.

Speedway Great Britain statement