Kōrero: Motor sport

Sidecar racing, Whanganui, 2010

Sidecar racing, Whanganui, 2010

Jason Rees and Bryce Rose take a corner during the 2010 Cemetery Circuit motorcycle races, held annually in Whanganui since 1951. By the 1990s three-wheeled sidecars proved ideally suited to the circuit and came to dominate the event. They are difficult to steer around corners, so the passenger moves and leans in ways that help the vehicle turn, as demonstrated here.

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Wanganui Chronicle
Reference: 2612Wcsmbikes-28
Photograph by Stuart Munro

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jim Webber, 'Motor sport - Motorcycle racing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39981/sidecar-racing-whanganui-2010 (accessed 27 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Jim Webber, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Apr 2016