motorsport photography blog

Lockdown Project - Tamiya Honda RC30

Tamiya Honda VFR750R RC30 model kit

I started assembling this kit a little while ago with mixed results (more on that later) and shelved it due to a lack of confidence when I got to the point of applying the large decals.

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The instructions are easy to follow and the individual components are numbered and easy to identify. The fairing is transparent so that you can see the the engine details or it can be painted and there are faint lines in the mouldings to help. The tank panels and seat are all in white.

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No Limits Club Bike Championships. Cadwell Park 14 April 2019

No Limits Racing Club bike championships at Cadwell Park 14 April 2019

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Formula Vintage, Cadwell Park 2 July 2018

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Well attended with plenty of strange and unfamiliar (to me) cars, round 3 of the Vintage Sports-Car Clubs "Formula Vintage" event at Cadwell Park made a refreshing change from the modern stuff.

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British Superbikes, Snetterton 17 June 2018

A good days racing but the highlight of the meeting for me was the second British Superbike race and an incredible drag to the finish between Josh Brookes, Leon Haslam and Jake Dixon, with Haslam completing the race double. The start finish line isn't my usual vantage point as action shots there are generally confined to boring side on panning shots. However on this occasion nothing could have been further from the truth witnessing one of the best finishes I've seen for some time.

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Leon Haslam studies Josh Brookes and his McAMS Yamaha on the grid.

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