Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-07-22

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10. Although this event was last year, Motorsport.com recently published these photos of Rick Kelly at Calder Park Thunderdome to go along with his exclusive column. The abandoned NASCAR-style track is awesome to look at (and the seats are still remarkably vibrant in colour...)

Rick Kelly, Nissan Motorsports
Rick Kelly, Nissan Motorsports

Photo by: Nissan Motorsports

 


9. Our favorite spot at Road America, through the trees. Bonus points for legendary Ferrari coming through the frame. 

1972 Ferrari 312PB
1972 Ferrari 312PB

Photo by: Art Fleischmann

 


8. Exquisite light on RHR.

Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport
Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport

Photo by: IndyCar Series

 


7. Kyle Busch wins so much in the three divisions of NASCAR that his unique celebration style is almost old-hat.

Race winner Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Race winner Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

Photo by: Action Sports Photography

 


6. Care to drop five stories on a WSBK? Me neither. 

Tom Sykes, Kawasaki Racing, Jonathan Rea, Kawasaki Racing, Leon Haslam, Aprilia Racing Team Red Devils
Tom Sykes, Kawasaki Racing, Jonathan Rea, Kawasaki Racing, Leon Haslam, Aprilia Racing Team Red Devils

Photo by: Ken Weisenberger

 


5. A top photo for all the worst reasons. Ciao Jules.

Friends, family and drivers attend the funeral of Jules Bianchi in Nice, France
Friends, family and drivers attend the funeral of Jules Bianchi in Nice, France

Photo by: AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau

 


4. Only in America would the winner of the race get a giant lobster. Apparently they boil it and stuff the shell for the winner.

Race winner Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Race winner Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

Photo by: Action Sports Photography

 


3.  Nice light pouring over Iowa Speedway at the start of the IndyCar race, with the fence catching late afternoon sunlight. 

Start: Helio Castroneves, Team Penske Chevrolet leads
Start: Helio Castroneves, Team Penske Chevrolet leads

Photo by: IndyCar Series

 


2. That moment you realize you're capturing the destruction of a classic Lola...

1970 Lola T165 Jim Ferro crash sequence
1970 Lola T165 Jim Ferro crash sequence

Photo by: Art Fleischmann

 


1. Fire! 

Alex Bowman, Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet on fire
Alex Bowman, Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet on fire

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Series General
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Ryan Hunter-Reay , Rick Kelly , Tom Sykes , Jules Bianchi , Alex Bowman , Jim Ferro , Kyle Busch
Teams Nissan Motorsports , Andretti Autosport , Joe Gibbs Racing , Kawasaki Racing , Team Penske , Tommy Baldwin Racing
Article type Commentary