As a big endurance racing fan, I watch all FIA WEC races, have been to the 24 Hours of Le Mans since the early 90s and even followed endurance racing through the 80s. So, when the request came through to photograph the Silverstone World Endurance Championship (WEC) event, I did not hesitate and took up this opportunity without blinking an eye.
It is a personal highlight in my photography career to cover such a high-level racing event and with F1 world champions such as Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button taking part it does feel really special.
The series features multiple classes of cars competing in 4 different categories. The LMP1 and LMP2 prototype classes are sure to provide plenty of action with high quality driver line-ups and fiercely fast cars.
The world class GTE Pro category is the playground of Porsche, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Ford and BMW and provides world class competitive racing too. Add to this a very strong LMGTE Am class with entries from Aston Martin, Ferrari and Porsche and things could not get any better!
I had a great weekend and enjoyed watching and documenting the race from close by. Pure adrenaline!
I am happy to share some of my photography from the 2018 Super Season Silverstone race and I hope you enjoy looking at them as much as I enjoyed taking them…