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Old 06-24-2013, 07:15 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Pantah View Post
Out of curiosity, why are there not many images of them turning up out of the bowl to the last turn? Even TV misses it. There is all kinds of styles and chances to take down there. It strikes me as one of the greatest turns in motorcycle racing. ?
I can't speak for where the tv cameras are positioned, but lots of photographs are taken in that last righthander--in the morning. In the afternoon, when most races go off, the light is wrong. Also, it's not a corner where you can get more than one bike in the frame, which is what you are looking for in "race" shots.

Actually, I tried to get a Supersport race shot from that section, but by the time I got my grid and start shots and walked that distance, young Mr. Roberts had gapped the field and there was no group shot to be had.


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