Esler Crawford worked for seven years as an industrial chemist before becoming a professional photographer in 1968. While he now concentrates on capturing motorsports on camera in the UK, Ireland and beyond, Esler was a regular rally competitor in the 1960s and 1970s. He won the Circuit of Ireland in 1963 and was Ulster Champion Navigator for three successive years from 1965. He has previously published the bestselling The North from the Air with Blackstaff Press (2000). Alan 'Plum' Tyndall worked as an architect in London and Belfast before turning to a career in sports PR and journalism. He started his own PR company in 1984 and expanded into independent TV production in 1988. Today Tyndall Productions is probably best known for TV motorsports magazine programme RPM. 'Plum' has always been a big car rallying enthusiast and is a former Irish Production Saloon Car Racing Champion.