“A competitor prepares to tip into the snake pit during the Burn Out final at Motorvation 36, 2022. The frenzied spectators will soon be engulfed in smoke and covered in fragments of burnt rubber. From this position I have an ideal view of the sport and fanfare unfolding.” This was my first time back at the Motorplex since outlaw motorcycle club boss Nick Martin’s assassination. The rumoured vantage point of the contract killer looms in the background. My fiance sits further away up in the stands - safe from the smoke and sound, patiently waiting for me with sudoku in hand just 10m from where Martin was shot."
After starting his career as a diesel mechanic, Andrew discovered a passion for hand-painted typography, sign painting and photography. A lifelong motorsport fan, Andrew found photography of the subculutre as a logical way to bridge his interests.