23 Events, 42 days, about 12,000 miles of driving, 60,000 photos. Yep 2015 has been a great year. Heres my favourite pictures from the year, be warned theres 300ish of them, ranging from Goodwood Festival of Speed to Le Mans, to the Nurburgring and club rallying. Enjoy:

The Wyedean Rally in Wales kicked things off for me back in February.

I am sure there are better ways to spend valentines but I’m dammed if I can think of any.

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Ex Group-B Metro sideways and muddy.

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Mid March and off to Goodwood for the first time, for the 73rd Members Meeting.

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Mclaren brought some toys out to play.

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as did a select few owners.

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There was another photographer there who was saying he had made the trip over from Canada just for the Mclaren F1 demos. Cant say I blame him.

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The cars may be 50 years old, but thats no reason not to drive them flat out.

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Group C cars had their own special paddock area.

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The 905 looks quick standing still. You can see the F1 crossover in this car in a big way. The rear end especially just looks like an F1 car with covered wheels.

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At about 10.30 15 or so Group C cars were unleashed. That much fun doesn’t seem like it would be allowed that early in the day.

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Mercedes brought this SL, their new AMG GT and an F1 car for a demo on the Saturday.

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High Airbox F1s anyone?

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So many owners wanted to bring their cars they had to be split into 2 groups and run 2 sessions for the demo runs.

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Stoffel Vandoorne driving a quick powerful F1 car. Not something he will get to do for a while...

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Nick Swift in the tiny Mini was doing his best to fight the bigger boys in their Camaros and SD1s. One of my favourite memories of this year.

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And to top it all off, we got a sunset like this.

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I don’t know what deal Lord March has done with God to sort out weather for his 3 events, but its clearly worked. Either that or God is as much of a Petrolhead as Lord March.

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From the Members Meeting to the BTCC opener at Brands Hatch.

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Freddie ‚Äėson of James‚Äô Hunt, seemed to have a fairly good year, jumping from different cars and different series throughout 2015.

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One of the rising stars of the BTCC, Adam Morgan in the Ciceley motorsport A-Class.

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Up against the full manufacturer teams, like Yuasa Honda, with the newfor 2015 Type R.

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The WEC season opener at Silverstone was my next stop, with the ELMS in support on Saturday, before the 6 hours on Sunday.

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Well it wouldn’t be England if it didn’t rain for the WEC.

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This picture was taken about 2 hours after the previous one... I love the weather here.

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Proof Gulf colours look great on anything.

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Marc VDS in their epic Z4 GTE, the only one outside of the USA.

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The Mighty 38 Jota car had another strong year, after starting well here at Silverstone.

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Its not a proper sportscar race if there isn’t an AF Corse Ferrari in it.

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Porsche had the pace at the start of the year, but not the reliability. I cannot wait to see what the 2016 LMP1s look like at Silverstone.

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Another new car for Europe, the C7R Corvette in the hands of Larbe. That noise!

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Strakka parked their Dome S103 after half the season, making Silverstone this cars 1 and only UK appearance.

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And now for something completely different: The British Drift Championship:

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This was only 3 weeks after the Members Meeting. About as far apart as you can get in terms of spectators age, style, and yet everyone there because they love cars.

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I had no idea what to expect going into this event, but I am so glad I went.

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The car control these guys have is incredible. They make it look so effortless and easy, when in reality its clearly anything but.

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Admittedly when a 16 year old is driving this 1000bhp monster, you do have to wonder about the sanity of the organisers.

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If memory serves me correctly there is an LS engine under the hood of this AE86.

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Still in April...

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The Britcar 24hr made a return to the calendar.

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Sadly lacking in entries, the race was nonetheless good although as attrition took its toll it ended with 12 cars running, and an overall victory for a TCR spec Seat Leon, which had run faultlessly for the full 24hrs.

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Radical had their new RXC road legal car there. Thats right, if you feel so inclined you can stick some numberplates on this thing and drive it to the shops.

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MARC Cars Australia brought a couple of their Focus over to see how the UK market took to them. Look good, sound good, heres hoping someone buys 1 or 2.

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Ginetta were also using it as a proving ground for their new LMP3 car.

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And then the heavens opened. Poor marshals had to stand out in this.

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Martini Porsche at the Blancpain GT Series in May.

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GT3 cars on the full Brands Hatch GP loop is always rather special if you ask me.

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I dont like the Z4 road car, but the GT3 is one of my favourite cars of the current lot.

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With a great backdrop, and fast flowing corners the cars really fly through here.

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Oh and there was a Diablo in the carpark. Standard.

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This home built Porsche Turbo is based on a 996 chassis, with a custom body on top,

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The Nurburgring 24h in May marked my first time shooting inside the fences as an accredited photographer, and what a way to start.

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Heavy rain on the thursday night made for an interesting first practise session for the cars.

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It also marked the first time the new R8 went out racing most of its competition with factory teams from lots of other manufacturers also vying for overall glory.

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Up against these factories was the SCG003. Sadly after this session the yellow car was withdrawn following a heavy hit with the barrier. Still, the guys gave it 100% the whole weekend up against the might of Audi, BMW, Bentley, Aston Martin, Porsche, Nissan and Mercedes Benz.

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Yep, thats a race team sponsored by Haribo.

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Bentley had this awesome tribute livery as a reference to their Le Mans win in 2003.

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WTCC were also on the support bill. I have to say I dont think this really worked, as 3 laps with about 20 cars did not make a great spectacle. Still, the cars looked cool when they did come past.

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The Historic 3 hour race was impossible to follow with regards to the actual race, but to be honest when the cars look this good who cares.

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M1 procar in BMW motorsport colours. Yes please.

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The pre grid rollout for the N24 is always a bit special.

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The SCG was rather popular.

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JALOPNIK is EVERYWHERE!!!

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Fairly busy at the start.

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Billie was making good progress through the field before darkness fell, and it because the unfortunate victim of an oil spill on the Nordschleife.

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With 160 odd cars entered, the pitlane was always busy.

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Well thats 1 way to save tyre wear.

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MANTA!!

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Up at the Iconic Karussel, this is a shot I have always wanted to get.

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As is this, with the car cocking a wheel as it leaves the concrete banking.

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The Germans are crazy! climbing the fence with traffic flares just before midnight, as you do.

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Obligatory long exposure shot of the night.

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Dirty race cars = the best race cars.

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The Schulze run GT-R had a quiet run, which is what you want for a 24 hour race. Sadly is was also a fairly slow run, which is less good.

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Amazingly Billie got back out after its night time excursion. From what I heard it ended up on top of the barrier, so mighty impressive stuff from the AMR boys.

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And back to Brands Hatch for the FIA Historic Masters.

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Some very nice old F1 cars being driven HARD by some mighty fast drivers. Pretty cool hobby.

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Its not all F1 cars, with some sportscars also on the bill.

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And a demo run from some newer F1 machinery.

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A Marlboro sponsored cheese wedge.

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And the son of the creator of JCB. Thats a family of proper petrolheads.

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Super Touring Cars were also on the bill, although their race was cut short by a big crash halfway round lap 1, which required a Spinal board to get the driver out. Thankfully turned out he had just broken a couple of ribs, but its never good when someone requires medical attention.

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E30 M3s make up a good portion of the lower grid of this series, and look great doing it too.

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This Ferrari 246 TR made an appearance at the Members Meeting, this event, the Silverstone Classic and the Revival. Not a bad year.

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Who let this F1 car onto the grid!

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My first year at Le Mans, I can really see why people go every year. Definitely back in 2016.

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More special liveries please Porsche.

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Another new car for me, the Viper. What a beast.

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Midsummer Sunset was pretty great too.

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The Low Drag Audi may not be pretty but it was devastatingly quick.

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The Aston Art car was a nice treat, and certainly stood out.

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Plenty of people out for the start of the race.

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I make 3500 bhp in this photo at least.

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Murphys Men in their Oreca 03.R

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The Nissans looked good, in my opinion. Shame the program was a bit of a flop. I really hope they come back fighting in 2016. I know they have a list of excuses longer than this post of why 2015 was tough, but they really have to have them ironed out in 2016, and at least be on the back of the LMP1H field, rather than just barely faster than an LMP2.

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(spoiler altert!!) The eventual winners leaving the forest esses.

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The morning after. Don’t go offline in the Ford Chicane.

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Down at Mulsanne, with an assortment of drunk French fans.

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The two Toyotas had a faultless run. Just slow. Another team that needs a good 2016.

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I think they are quite pleased.

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2 weeks later and back to Goodwood for the Festival of Speed. HOLY CRAP THIS IS AWESOME!

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If you want to just look at the cars and arent that fussed about seeing them go up the hill, go on Thursday as they are almost all there, and its much quieter.

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On the three other days its hard to get a clear shot of the cars.

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Anyone a Ferrari fan?

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Or a rotary fan?