Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-02-03

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10. Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing

10. Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing
1/10

How low can you go. The legend staying as small as possible down one of Sepang's very long straights during testing.

Photo by: Yamaha MotoGP

9. Winner Pedro Piquet with Nelson Piquet

9. Winner Pedro Piquet with Nelson Piquet
2/10

Some photographs are more important than others, that's just how it goes. This is one of those important ones. Congrats to our friend Pedro Piquet on the success.

Photo by: Bruce Jenkins

8. #67 Ford Performance Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT: Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook, Stefan Mücke

8. #67 Ford Performance Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT: Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook, Stefan Mücke
3/10

The new Ford GTs look the part, and sound the part. And time will tell if they can play the part. Both cars finished the Rolex 24 on their competition debut, so that's saying something.

7. Jolyon Palmer, Kevin Magnussen and Esteban Ocon, Renault F1 Team tests driver with Carlos Ghosn, Renault President and Frederic Vasseur, team manager Renault Sport F1 team

7. Jolyon Palmer, Kevin Magnussen and Esteban Ocon, Renault F1 Team tests driver with Carlos Ghosn, Renault President and Frederic Vasseur, team manager Renault Sport F1 team
4/10

It's officially launch season. Although Renault didn't really launch a new car, or a new livery for that matter (it will likely be changed before Melbourne) it was still good to be back to the F1 game.

Photo by: Renault F1

6. #5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP: Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, Filipe Albuquerque, Scott Pruett

6. #5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP: Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, Filipe Albuquerque, Scott Pruett
5/10

Band of Brothers. Reservoir Dogs. Pick your movie title. Way to make an entrance guys.

5. Nissan Motorsport launch at Phillip Island

5. Nissan Motorsport launch at Phillip Island
6/10

There's nothing sweeter than a perfectly lit car(s) at dusk.

Photo by: Nissan

4. #4 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, Marcel Fässler, #3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R: Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Mike Rockenfeller take the checkered flag

4. #4 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, Marcel Fässler, #3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R: Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Mike Rockenfeller take the checkered flag
7/10

After 722 laps and 24 hours, this is what the GTLM class came down to.

Photo by: General Motors

3. #37 SMP Racing BR01 Nissan: Maurizio Mediani, Nicolas Minassian, Mikhail Aleshin, Kiriil Ladygin

3. #37 SMP Racing BR01 Nissan: Maurizio Mediani, Nicolas Minassian, Mikhail Aleshin, Kiriil Ladygin
8/10

Although the 24 Hours was run in perfect conditions, the start of the Daytona 24 week was pitiful. Except for rooster tails. Glowing rear brake lights rooster tails, to be exact.

Photo by: Art Fleischmann

2. Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team

2. Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team
9/10

Who says Marc Marquez is the only Honda rider who pushes to the limit?

Photo by: Repsol Media

1. #4 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, Marcel Fässler

1. #4 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R: Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, Marcel Fässler
10/10

This is how you sell a Corvette street car. Perfect light, perfect action of a car competing at the highest level it can. Race on Sunday, sell on Monday.

Photo by: General Motors

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Series General
Drivers Valentino Rossi , Nelson Piquet , Dani Pedrosa , Pedro Piquet
Teams Corvette Racing , SMP Racing , Yamaha Factory Racing , Repsol Honda Team , Renault F1 Team , Chip Ganassi Racing , Action Express Racing , Nissan Motorsports
Article type Top List