Silverstone Classic 2016

The Silverstone Classic 2016 is largest Classic Motor Racing Festival in the world, attracting over 100,000 visitors over the 3 day weekend event. More than 1,000 of the most valuable and revered competition cars from yesteryear attend the meeting. They compete over 20 races held around the full Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, often resulting in fierce competitive wheel to wheel action. Some of these cars are worth millions of pounds, yet this doesn’t stop their drivers driving hard for the that covered top step on the podium.

I was grateful to be asked along to photography the event by Mark from Spindrift Media, with some of my time spent attached to Masters Historic F1 driver Nick Padmore, driving the Williams FW07C.

I hope you enjoy looking through this collection of photos from the meeting.

Sports Events

Sports Photography is all about capturing the mixture of action & emotions for me.
I read somewhere that there are 3 main images to get when shooting Golf, The Backswing, The Follow Through & The Player’s Reaction…. Action & Emotion!

Coming from a Rallying background, I have an insight in what is going through the Driver’s head. The concentration in his eyes searching out the line through the bend. The Service crew desperately trying to rebuild the car when the driver didn’t quite pick the right one!! ….and the ‘Trying Hard’ marks where he couldn’t go any faster! …. Action & Emotion!

Whatever the sport, if you would like me to photography you, or your team, shooting the action, the story & the people that make it special? Then get in touch via the Contact page or follow my  Blog

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