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By martin.w    
A tail out Escort flat out around a corner....a wonderful sight! I spent Sunday with a few members of Camera Club and Martin Levers (martinl) at Sherwood Pines to watch a rally. Had a good day in great company so maybe one or two more to follow Wink

Tags: Transport Sun Rally Nottinghamshire Ford escort Sherwood pines Sports and action

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reaper4252 5 2 9 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2012 8:49PM
Cracking shot of a rallying icon in typical pose.....flat out, opposite lock.....great memories....thanks

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19 Nov 2012 9:03PM
Likw WOW! Mk 1 Escort Rallying. Can't get better than that. Love the photo... great shot.
PeteLowe 9 3
20 Nov 2012 6:54AM
Great shot,
Richsr 10 91 223 England
20 Nov 2012 8:44AM
A good capture of the Mk1 sideways, those were the days.
Good one Martin
regards Richard
Tonyd3 12 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 10:40AM
Nice work Martin, the trick to getting great rally shoots is always the background, get rid of the tape and people and it does make a big difference.
You have got the action in this so its the begining of a great shot.
martinl 13 266 2 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 11:51AM
Well caught Martin. Not easy to capture these things, and I certainly got one or two "Trev" shots (not that I've even looked at mine yet!!)

I don't have an issue with the background myself. There are spectators, marshalls etc, and it's very difficult to compose without them, especially as they inevitably congregate where the action is.
dathersmith 9 554 12 England
20 Nov 2012 1:24PM
Nice one Martin, Grizedale Stages rally in a couple of weeks so I'm hoping to get a few shots myself.

martin.w 14 476 22 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 8:53PM
Fully agree with your comment Tony, though as Martin points out, it was impossible to get a cornering shot without fans. The rally was just one stage held six times so not much space for all the crowd that were there....though I really enjoyed the day regardless Smile

Thanks to all above

stuvine 11 63 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 12:48PM
Great shot.

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