Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-11-02

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

10. Andreas Mikkelsen, Anders Jäger, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport
1/10

A bit of a nod to VW and the presence they have had in the WRC.

9. Race winner Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

9. Race winner Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2/10

Never underestimate a 6-time NASCAR champion.

Photo by: GM Racing

8. Hayden Paddon, John Kennard, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

8. Hayden Paddon, John Kennard, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
3/10

Too many beautiful, scenic photos from Rally GB Wales to choose from. Stunning visuals.

7. Jenson Button, McLaren MP4-31

7. Jenson Button, McLaren MP4-31
4/10

Anything that shows how hard a driver has to push (the essence of racing) gets a thumbs up from our editors.

Photo by: McLaren

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

6. Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
5/10

Great use of backdrop (textured pattern in the logs) and a pop of artificial light with an underexposed feel. Sublime.

5. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid

5. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
6/10

Another image that shows motorsport at its best.

Photo by: Mercedes AMG

4. Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1

4. Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1
7/10

This pretty much says it all. 1000 words and all that.

3. Michael Burri, Anderson Levratti, Renault Clio R3T

3. Michael Burri, Anderson Levratti, Renault Clio R3T
8/10

Cows, folks. Cows.

2. Cal Crutchlow, Team LCR Honda almost crash

2. Cal Crutchlow, Team LCR Honda almost crash
9/10

More pushing of those limits. The very moment Cal starts to lose it.

1. The brakes of Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB12, catch fire in the pits

1. The brakes of Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB12, catch fire in the pits
10/10

Pitlane fires are very scary, no matter what the circumstances, but that photos are often equally as impressive.

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