A few weeks ago there was an event for offroaders at the Richmond Showgrounds. Unfortunately the weather was terrible. It rather cramped my style, I wasn’t willing to get my camera too wet. But that didn’t dampen the spirits of the real enthusiasts.
At least that previous driver had a windscreen. In one of these C Class vehicles, it’s best to be the leader:
Mind you, that wasn’t easy. The start line gave such poor traction that everything seemed to happen in slow motion. He just sat there for a while, while spectators ducked for cover.
The corners were not much better:
I think this next shot demonstrates the term “understeer”:
Even though it’s not immediately obvious what is happening here, I did like this shot. The menfolk are busy scraping the mud off the truck while their womenfolk look on.
There was a jump on the course but, instead of flying high (as I saw down in Christchurch), it was so slippery that the vehicles struggled to even get over it.