Racing Cars

Racing Cars

Racing Cars

Last updated: 08 July 2009

A Welsh rock band who had a massive hit single in the 1970s, but there was more to the band than that.

Formed in the Rhondda valley in 1973, Racing Cars were signed to one of the biggest British labels of the time, Chrysalis. Their first album gave them a big hit with They Shoot Horses Don't They?, which reached number seven in 1976 and was inspired by the film of the same name.

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Key works

  • Downtown Tonight cover

    Downtown Tonight (1976)


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