Sunday saw Round 1 of this years Speed Championship of the Vintage Sports-Car Club (VSCC) held at the Curborough sprint circuit run by the Shenstone & District Car Club. A single lap of the course is 831 metres (just over 1/2 mile) and the record is 26.69 seconds – although that was in a modern single-seater racing car and not one that is over 80 years old. The aim (obviously) is to go around faster than everyone else although there are various different classes to give everyone a fair chance against similar entries.
The job of a photographer is to get some interesting shots – which is harder than it sounds when you just have a single car going around a flat circuit. The options tend to be limited to panning shots on the straight sections or capturing body-roll on the corners. And so this is what I did – interspersed with a few in the paddock.Continue reading