Last weekend the second round of the Shimano British Downhill series took place in Fort William, just ahead of the next World Cup round that will also take place on the legendary track in just a few weeks time. With it being perfect preparation for the forthcoming World Cup it came as little surprise to see an absolutely stacked field, and a very international flavour. Anyway, we sent our World Cup photographer extraordinaire Laurence Crossman-Emms to capture what happened, and here's the fruits of his labour for you to enjoy...

If you missed the full results from the Shimano British Downhill Series then make sure you check out our coverage for all the details.

All photos by Laurence Crossman-Emms