Nelson street races 2015

Nelson street races 2015

This year was the 25th Port Nelson Street Races.  A fine day (after several days of heavy rain) and an extended course, including a dirt section for the Supermotards.  Here are some of the images from that day.  You will find  a lot more (soon) on my galleries here.

Josh Coppins was a popular star, with good reason.


You will find  a lot more (soon) on my galleries here.


Dennis Charlett was back with his big Suzuki, and cleaned up the Formula 1 class:



Bruce Verdon won the Classics races, on his beautiful Manx Norton (which was on display the next day at the Classics Motorbike Show in Stoke):


Here are some of the other images:



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I tried placing my camera down low on the inside of a fast corner, with a wide angle lens and a really fast shutter speed.  The timing was tricky – I got lots of shots devoid of any motorbike – but I did get a few good ones:





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