Tearing it up

Tight cornering . . . Craig Pidgeon, of Christchurch, navigates his way through a corner in his 1973 Hillman Avenger. PHOTOS: BRIAN HIGH

The Classic Motor Racing season roared into life last weekend at the Levels International Motor Raceway — photographer Brian High was there to catch all the action from the Southern Classic meet.

Old but gold . . . Russ Haines, of Ashburton, races his 1960 MGV8 as part of the vintage and historic section of the Southern Classic.
On the move . . . Taking part in the Classic Saloon race is Lee Crew, of Christchurch, and his 1963 Fiat Bambina.
Classic action . . . Paul Andrew, of Timaru, puts pedal to the metal in his 1971 Ford Escort.
Tight pack . . . Surging from the back in his red 1959 Stanguellini FJ is Martin Sheppard, of Bristol, United Kingdom.
Wet weather . . . David Owen, of Christchurch, braves the rain in his 1953 Jaguar C Type Replica while Bryan Ashworth, of Christchurch, pursues in his 1960 Daimler Dart.