Top 10 photos of the week: 2014-10-30

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10. Racing the Nordschleife in the fog. That's reason enough to break the top 10 photos of the week. It's hard enough to get a decent lap around the place on a perfectly sunny day...

 

#30 Frikadelli Racing Team Porsche 911 GT3 R: Sabine Schmitz, Patrick Huisman, Frank Stippler, Klaus Abbelen
#30 Frikadelli Racing Team Porsche 911 GT3 R: Sabine Schmitz, Patrick Huisman, Frank Stippler, Klaus Abbelen

Photo by: XPB Images

 


9. And speaking of skies, something totally different.  Here' the sky and overall ambiance is as much or more the star attraction over the Citroën Elysée WTCC machine of Sébastien Loeb.

 

Sébastien Loeb, Citroen C-Elysée WTCC, Citroen Total WTCC
Sébastien Loeb, Citroen C-Elysée WTCC, Citroen Total WTCC

Photo by: Citroën Communication

 


8. The tire marks and Jorge Lorenzo's body language make this a killer shot. Using all of the track and then some.

 

Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha
Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha

Photo by: Yamaha MotoGP

 


7. Another ridiculously cool scene-setter from a rally, this time the WRC's Rally de Espana.

 

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

Photo by: Hyundai Motorsport

 


6. Dale Jr. in victory lane always gets a nod. His popularity and genuine enthusiasm for the win are also popular with the Motorsport.com staff.

 

Race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

Photo by: Action Sports Photography

 


5. We all wanted this to be number 1, but alas we still are technically a racing media website...Your mid-article interlude.

 

Miss V8 Supercar volleyball game versus the drivers
Miss V8 Supercar volleyball game versus the drivers

Photo by: V8 Supercars

 


4. If ever there was a photo that conveyed motion without actually having it.

 

Race action
Race action

Photo by: V8 Supercars

 


3. One foot down, one wheel up. The Marc Marquez way.

 

Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi
Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi

Photo by: Red Bull GmbH and GEPA pictures GmbH

 


2. Intense joy from Julien Ingrassia and driver Sébastien Ogier after winning the Rally de Espana and taking the 2014 World Rally Championship in the process. Bonus points for catching the flash on the bottom right.

 

Winners and 2014 WRC champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport
Winners and 2014 WRC champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport

Photo by: Volkswagen Motorsport

 


1. Helicopter + WRC + Tunnel = Winner

 

Mads Ostberg and Jonas Andersson, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team
Mads Ostberg and Jonas Andersson, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team

Photo by: Citroën Communication

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Series General
Drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Valentino Rossi , Patrick Huisman , Sébastien Loeb , Jorge Lorenzo , Jonas Andersson , Frank Stippler , Sabine Schmitz , Klaus Abbelen , Sébastien Ogier , Julien Ingrassia , Hayden Paddon , Mads Ostberg , Marc Marquez , John Kennard
Teams Hendrick Motorsports , Citroën World Rally Team , Hyundai Motorsport , Volkswagen Motorsport
Article type Commentary