The Bahrain GP is a photographers dream. The Bahrain International Circuit is set in the middle of a desert and decorated with hundreds of lights and palm trees all along the edge of the track. This shot uses those yellow twinkling lights as a foreground to create this wonderful night-time action photo. A slow shutter speed exaggerates the atmospheric lighting and the yellow and black livery of both the RS18 and Nico’s helmet perfectly match the surroundings.
Canon 1DX, 500mm lens, 1/15th sec @ f8
Sunday 8th April 2018, 19.07pm
Photographer: James Bearne