A wet start to the F1 Grand Prix Crescent Party

Despite the rain, I headed down to Crescent Street earlier to check out the annual F1 Grand Prix happenings.

Each year during the Grand Prix weekend the street closes between Sherbrooke street and Sainte Catherine. Various drink, car and racing linked companies set up stalls, together with a music stage. For the bars either side of the street, this weekend is a key date in their calendars.

Like last year, the weather decided not to be kind, and didn’t make for much fun taking pics, but I managed to get a few.

F1 on Rue Crescent

F1 on Rue Crescent
ISO 400 – 165mm – f5 – 1/320 sec

Dampened Alfresco

Dampened Alfresco
ISO 400 – 200mm – f5.3 – 1/320 sec

The Sir Winston Churchill pub (Winnies) overlooking Crescent street is always a popular place to hang and people watch -likely even more so now that their neighbor Thursday’s is closed.

Winston Churchill Pub

Winston Churchill Pub
ISO 400 – 85mm – f1.8 – 1/800 sec

 

Viper

Viper
ISO 400 – 85mm – f1.8 – 1/2000 sec

Ferrari

Ferrari
ISO 400 – 10mm – f4 -1/125 sec

Ferrari

Ferrari
ISO 400 – 20mm – f11 – 1/100 sec

Ferrari

Ferrari
ISO 100 – 11mm – f4.2 – 1/80 sec

Of course it wouldn’t be the Grand Prix without girls…

Carrera Girl

Carrera Girl
ISO 400 – 85mm – f2 – 1/100 sec

LG Podium Girls

LG Podium Girls
ISO 400 – 20mm – f5.6 – 1/80 sec

 

As in past years, there’s the Pit Stop challenge, although there wasn’t many wheels being changed when I passed by.

Pit Stop Challenge

Pit Stop Challenge
ISO 400 – 14mm – f4.8 – 1/40 sec (-2ev/0/+2ev)

Together with the Pirelli Racing game booth.

Pirelli Racing booth

Pirelli Racing booth
ISO 400 – 16mm – f5.6 – 1/50 sec

 

I also checked out Peel street which is also closed and will be sharing pics from there tomorrow.

Until then. Thanks for stopping by.

- Martin

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