The Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy got underway with the opening two rounds at Lydden Hill last weekend. We sent one of the world’s best Rallycross photographers, Tom Banks, to the Kent circuit to capture the action and as ever, he didn’t disappoint.
Check out Tom’s favourite Supercar images from the weekend, with captions by the man himself, below.
Blast off in 2021. The British Rallycross Championship joined most other major UK series in making a welcome return to racing at Lydden Hill.
Multiple champion Julian Godfrey was straight into kicking up the dirt in morning practice.
A host of box fresh Supercars lined up at Lydden, none better looking than Andy Scott’s Albatec 208….
….It didn’t take long though for the rough and tumble of RX to leave its mark on the machinery.
Beautiful sunny skies showed Lydden off at it’s best all weekend.
Paddock bend is always a great panning location for photographers. Here Tristan Ovenden is pictured at 1/15 of a second.
Robert Vitols was a superb Supercar final winner on his top class debut.
Late Spring flowers matched Ollie O’Donovan’s distinctive Fiesta.
Supercar kerb hopping though the Lydden chicane is always a spectacle, even more so during a close fought qualifying race.
Fans made a hugely welcome return to Lydden Hill. Here Andy Scott is pictured against the many parked cars on Lydden’s banking.
The always smiling Ollie O’Donovan had reason to continue smiling at Lydden with two second places in the opening rounds.
Sun + Bank Holiday Monday + Lydden Hill + close Supercar racing = The perfect formula!
Irishman Derek Tohill was flying (literally) on Monday, en-route to the final win.
The action carried on until the very last corner of the round two final where Roger Thomas and Tristan Ovenden collided.« Previous Post Next Post »