Goodwood Revival 2015

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  1. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pedal Car Race 10 XPro1
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    It's taken me an inordinate amount of time to develop these, but now I hope you will indulge me. The Goodwood Revival is an annual event that celebrates a golden age of motorsport and aviation. It's the done thing to dress the part...
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pith Helmet 1 XPro1
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    ...and people take it jolly seriously
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 flat cap 1 XPro1
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    ...regardless of age
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Young Racegoer 1 XPro1
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    ...or rank
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 The Officer 2 XPro1
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    There is some serious racing of course
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 GoGo 4 XPro1
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    ...and some beautiful cars too
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Jaguar BMW 2 XPro1
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    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Cafe Racer 6 XPro1
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    But my favourites were the pedal cars, who were tremendously competitive
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pedal Car Race 5 XPro1
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    ...even if the odd one or two needed a bit of a helping hand
    Goodwood Revival Sept 2015 Pedal Car Race 12 XPro1
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    All shot with my redoubtable X-Pro1 plus a range of lenses; the remarkable 50-230, the stellar 90mm and the trusty 35mm - Fuji done me good yet again.
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  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    I'll take that sweet little Mini, the Jag, and throw in the Norton.

    For a tiny little island, the British sure cranked out a lot of cool rides.
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  3. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey Super Moderator

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Yeah the Norton for me, thanks.
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  4. christilou

    christilou Legend

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Nice to see your selection, you went the day after me :) Great day out and thoroughly recommended, there were times when autofocus was much missed though ;)
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  5. pniev

    pniev Student for life

    May 13, 2013
    Wonderful series (and event).
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  6. porchard

    porchard Veteran

    Feb 3, 2013
    Devon, UK
    Great stuff - some superb machinery on display throughout this excellent set of photos, but shot No.9 (entitled Pedal Car Race 5) gets my vote. :thumbup:
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  7. What a great event.
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  8. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    Is that a Norton Commando I spy? Dreams of youth!

    Cheers, Jock
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  9. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Lots of fun nicely captured.
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  10. bluzcity

    bluzcity Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Jul 24, 2013
    Memphis, TN
    How fun! I love the 1st picture...
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  11. Matero

    Matero Top Veteran

    Jan 28, 2014
    Helsinki, Finland
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