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Speedway commentary legend Nigel Pearson dies aged 52

Nigel Pearson, the voice of Speedway, has sadly passed away aged 52.

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The vastly experienced presenter and commentator was a highly respected multi-media journalist covering a wide range of sports throughout his decorated career.

An avid West Brom fan, Pearson will always be best known for his love and dedication to Speedway as a presenter, commentator and press officer.

Pearson also commentated on darts for over 15 years and worked for many organisations including Sky Sports, Talksport and a columnist at the Express & Star.

Tributes have poured in from all around the world, he will be sadly missed.