Straightliners Pendine Sands 2017

Straightliners Pendine Sands 2017

Straightliners Pendine Sands is a race to reach 200mph in a vehicle of your choice.  This year was the first event i attended after seeing an advertisement for the race.  The competitors race on a mixture of vehicles but mainly involving motorcycles.  Most of these motorcycles are custom built whilst others are built for fun to see how fast it can go.  Its not just motorcycles though, this year a go kart, three wheeler’s and even a shed entered to make an attempt to break the speed record.  It’s all good fun!

Who are Straightliners?

Straightliners began over twenty years ago with the aim of creating events that enabled competitors to ride at high speed whilst maintaining safety.  Today it is a successful organisation holding many races, including Pendine Sands.  More information can be found on their Website.

Images from Straightliners Pendine Sands 2017

Below are some images from the event.  If you wish to use any of my images please contact me using the link at the top of the menu or click here.

More images from the event can be seen on my Portfolio Page!

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Competitor getting ready to begin their run at Pendine Sands in an attempt to achieve a high speed.

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All sorts of vehicles race along the sand. The sands on this beach is perfect for gaining top speeds due to its length.


Getting ready to take their run to break the speed record on the sand.


Coming back from their attempt to gain maximum speed.

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Some great motorcycles can be seen attempting to break the speed record.

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It’s not just about the bikes! This go-kart was also trying to be the fastest!

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Would you believe a shed tried to break the speed record? Well here is the image to prove it!

More images from the event can be seen on my Portfolio Page!

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