Leicester Castle Classic 2017
The annual Castle Classic race in Leicester part of the national elite road series 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 Leicester City among its route landmarks. The Start/Finish line in 2017 was at Bede park and as always the race was fast and exiting. A number of top UK teams where on show including Team Wiggins, Raleigh, NFTO and JLT Condor My short film aims to capture the atmosphere and speed of the race beginning in race HQ before heading to the start line and following the race as it speeds though the recently restored Leicester Castle cheered on by spectators and the sound of the bells of Church of St Mary de Castro. The film finishes back where it started at bede park and a champagne soaking on the winners podium with Connor Swift of Madison Genesis the winner of this years race.