Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-02-17

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10. Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

10. Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
1/10

The screaming Hyundai engine shattering the quiet of the Swedish forest. A very nice atmospheric photo to kick things off.

9. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

9. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
2/10

NASCAR has brought this tradition back: the posed shot in front of the grand stands with the driver. Much like the Indy 500 shots.

Photo by: NASCAR Media

8. Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat with the Red Bull Racing RB12 livery

8. Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat with the Red Bull Racing RB12 livery
3/10

As the end of February approaches, launch season is just picking up. We love the matte look of the new Red Bull livery.

Photo by: Red Bull Racing

7. Andreas Mikkelsen, Anders Jäger, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport

7. Andreas Mikkelsen, Anders Jäger, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport
4/10

Another cool ambiance shot from Rally Sweden. Although the event was shortened due to lack of ice on the roads, the pictures were still stunning from the WRC event.

6. Ron Capps

6. Ron Capps
5/10

A nice moment of celebration. Ron Capps, you were just too strong for the NHRA on Sunday.

Photo by: NHRA

5. Porsche 919 Hybrid

5. Porsche 919 Hybrid
6/10

February also means testing, and Porsche has been doing a lot of that in Abu Dhabi. This Yas Marina Circuit shot from above never gets old.

Photo by: Porsche

4. Brendon Hartley, Porsche Team

4. Brendon Hartley, Porsche Team
7/10

Great access and great "put you in the moment" shot from the Porsche photographer.

Photo by: Porsche

3. Frontrow: polesitter Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, second place Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

3. Frontrow: polesitter Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, second place Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
8/10

Polesitter Chase Elliott and second place Matt Kenseth. Another iconic Daytona 500 shot.

2. Sébastien Ogier, Julien Ingrassia, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport

2. Sébastien Ogier, Julien Ingrassia, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport
9/10

Another great use of a drone. Such top-level high-tech machinery going over a simply wooden bridge.

1. Daniel Sordo, Marc Marti, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

1. Daniel Sordo, Marc Marti, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
10/10

Rally Sweden's foray into Norwegian territory is arguable the event's highlight, as evidenced from this killer jump shot lit with portable strobes.

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Series General
Drivers Matt Kenseth , Ron Capps , Daniel Sordo , Brendon Hartley , Daniel Ricciardo , Andreas Mikkelsen , Sébastien Ogier , Thierry Neuville , Daniil Kvyat , Kyle Busch , Chase Elliott
Teams Red Bull Racing , Hendrick Motorsports , Joe Gibbs Racing , Porsche Team , Volkswagen Motorsport , Hyundai Motorsport
Article type Top List