Top 10 photos of the week: 2014-09-10

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10. BMW Museum: M-Spiral. We like round and organic shapes. We like BMW cars. We like M cars.

 

2008 BMW M1 Hommage  and 1978 BMW M1
2008 BMW M1 Hommage and 1978 BMW M1

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

 


9. Toeing the line. Get it?

 

Chaz Davies
Chaz Davies

Photo by: Ducati Corse

 


8. A lovely general view at twilight of Richmond International Raceway during the NASCAR-CUP race last weekend. A better photo than the actual race was.

 

Race action
Race action

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


7. We've said it before and we'll say it again: the GT3 spec is one of the best things to happen to GT/Sportscar racing in a long time. These full grids in the Blancpain GT Series are great to watch. And this image shows off the full tilt downhill approach to the first corner at Algarve...

 

Start: #28 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini LFII: Hari Proczyk, Jeroen Bleekemolen leads
Start: #28 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini LFII: Hari Proczyk, Jeroen Bleekemolen leads

Photo by: Brecht Decancq Photography

 


6. Opposite lock and gravel flying. That's Monza.

 

Jean-Eric Vergne, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR9
Jean-Eric Vergne, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR9

Photo by: XPB Images

 


5. Locking up the right front as you dive into the Parabolica. That's also Monza.

 

Valtteri Bottas, Williams FW36 locks up under braking
Valtteri Bottas, Williams FW36 locks up under braking

Photo by: XPB Images

 


4. Ricciardo juggles eggs during a media event prior to the Italia GP. That is all.

 

Casio Edifice Launch at Red Bull Energy Station, Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing
Casio Edifice Launch at Red Bull Energy Station, Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing

Photo by: XPB Images

 


 

3. FIRE. Nothing against Aric Almirola, but this is about as awesome as his Chase experience will be this season.

 

Aric Almirola, Richard Petty Motorsports Ford visits Miami as part of Chase across North America
Aric Almirola, Richard Petty Motorsports Ford visits Miami as part of Chase across North America

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


2. Lovely art by the one and only Laurent Charniaux, of XPB Images. Wonderful colors, shapes, lines, sense of speed.

 

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing

Photo by: XPB Images

 


 

1. This had to be number 1. Flying cars will always win this contest. Bonus points for the mega shadow.

 

Sebastian Balthasar
Sebastian Balthasar

Photo by: GP3 Media Service

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Series General
Drivers Richard Petty , Jeroen Bleekemolen , Eric Gilbert , Chaz Davies , Aric Almirola , Daniel Ricciardo , Hari Proczyk , Valtteri Bottas , Jean-Eric Vergne , Sebastian Balthasar
Teams Red Bull Racing , Toro Rosso , Williams , Richard Petty Motorsports , Grasser Racing
Article type Commentary