Leicester Castle Classic 2016

The annual Castle Classic race in Leicester is the finale of the national elite road series and features top level riders taking in a 80km race around a 4km course that is famed for being fast and technical. The course lists Leicester Castle, The Mile Straight and King Power Stadium home of Premier League Champions Leicester City among its route landmarks. The stadium also hosted Race HQ, The Race Village and this years Start/Finish line. A number of top UK teams where on show including Team Wiggins, Raleigh, NFTO and JLT Condor who's roster included local favorite George Atkins. My short film aims to capture the atmosphere and speed of the race and also features an minor accident mid race I can report (for those concerned) that none of the riders involved where seriously injured and the majority completed the race with Chris Lawless taking the winners Jersey.

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