Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-02-18

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10. The defending NASCAR Spring Cup Series champion basking in the afternoon light as it pours into the Daytona garage. Nice way to start the NASCAR season.

Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet

Photo by: Rainier Ehrhardt

 


9. We call this the Tire Dance.

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team
Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team

Photo by: Citroën Communication

 


8. We'd be lying if we said this didn't make us feel tingly inside. A worthy successor to the original F1 GTR.

The McLaren P1 GTR
The McLaren P1 GTR

Photo by: McLaren Automotive Limited

 


7. Ever wonder what it looks like to be in the flagstand at Daytona during a race? Here you go.

Paul Menard, Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet leads
Paul Menard, Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet leads

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


6. Typical scenic Rally Sweden.

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team
Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team

Photo by: Citroën Communication

 


5. Ferrari surprised us all this week by releasing these concept F1 drawings. If only the rules weren't the rules...

Ferrari Design Formula 1 Concept, http://f1concept.ferrari.com/
Ferrari Design Formula 1 Concept, http://f1concept.ferrari.com/

Photo by: Ferrari

 


4. The photographers clicking away at polesitter Jeff Gordon are both not in this photo and also in this photo (shadows).

Polesitter Jeff Gordon, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
Polesitter Jeff Gordon, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

Photo by: Action Sports Photography

 


3. Honestly, the most interesting part of this ARCA Daytona race last Saturday was when a seagull just happened to pass by during a restart.

A seagull flies over Daytona during a restart
A seagull flies over Daytona during a restart

Photo by: Rainier Ehrhardt

 


2. This is more like it! The mayhem we all expect from the Sprint Unlimited. Denny Hamlin later said he was proud of his wheelie.

Paul Menard, Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet and Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota crash
Paul Menard, Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet and Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota crash

Photo by: Rainier Ehrhardt

 


1. And speaking of wheelies, the WRC boys do it best (without crashing...mostly).

 

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

Photo by: Citroën Communication

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Series General
Drivers Jeff Gordon , Kevin Harvick , Paul Menard , Kris Meeke , Clint Bowyer , Jonas Andersson , Denny Hamlin , Paul Nagle , Mads Ostberg
Article type Commentary