Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-11-09

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10. Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet, Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Toyota sending sparks

10. Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet, Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Toyota sending sparks
1/10

Technically not a perfect photo (awkward fencing on the bottom left and top right, too much dead space, etc.) but those synchronized sparks are killer.

Photo by: NASCAR Media

9. Scott McLaughlin, Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo

9. Scott McLaughlin, Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo
2/10

It's amazing how roomy those Supercars are on the inside. Or optical illusion?

Photo by: Dirk Klynsmith

8. Race winner Carl Edwards, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

8. Race winner Carl Edwards, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
3/10

Victory Lane at Texas is one of the most unique spots in motorsports. Flames, trucker exhausts, and the winner fires two six-shooters after getting the trophy.

Photo by: NASCAR Media

7. Felipe Fraga

7. Felipe Fraga
4/10

The theme of the week is atmosphere. These 'preparation' shots really get you into the mood for racing.

Photo by: Fábio Davini

6. Daniel Suarez, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

6. Daniel Suarez, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
5/10

Cool wide-angle view of Texas. Including the fencing is a nice touch too.

5. #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley

5. #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley
6/10

We love these high angle shots featuring long shadows.

4. #27 SMP Racing BR01 Nissan: Maurizio Mediani, Nicolas Minassian, Mikhail Aleshin

4. #27 SMP Racing BR01 Nissan: Maurizio Mediani, Nicolas Minassian, Mikhail Aleshin
7/10

Shanghai is a very scenic circuit in a bizarre dystopian industrial kind of way.

3. Jason Bright, Brad Jones Racing Holden crash

3. Jason Bright, Brad Jones Racing Holden crash
8/10

A bad day for Jason Bright captured just right.

Photo by: Scott Wensley

2. #2 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Marc Lieb

2. #2 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Marc Lieb
9/10

Another atmospheric moment made even better by shooting into the sun.

1. Start action, #5 Toyota Racing Toyota TS050 Hybrid: Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley are leading

1. Start action, #5 Toyota Racing Toyota TS050 Hybrid: Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley are leading
10/10

More futuristic, monolithic goodness from China. We include this start photo every year, pretty much.

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