Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-12-01

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10. The Cadillac DPi-V.R

10. The Cadillac DPi-V.R
1/10

These DPi prototypes that will race in IMSA next year are turning out to be quite nice looking.

Photo by: General Motors

9. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid leads at the start of the race

9. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid leads at the start of the race
2/10

The final start of the 2016 season. The class photo, if you will.

8. Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB12

8. Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB12
3/10

Deep red light from the Abu Dhabi desert.

7. Felipe Massa, Williams FW38

7. Felipe Massa, Williams FW38
4/10

The Viceroy Yas Hotel. Of course.

Photo by: Williams F1

6. Augusto Farfus, BMW M4 DTM

6. Augusto Farfus, BMW M4 DTM
5/10

What to do with that harsh mid-day sunlight? Shoot backlit!

Photo by: BMW

5. Pascal Wehrlein, Manor Racing MRT05

5. Pascal Wehrlein, Manor Racing MRT05
6/10

Admittedly this is "only" a Manor, but an openwheel F1 is still nice to look at.

Photo by: XPB Images

4. Second place and world champion Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1, celebrates

4. Second place and world champion Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1, celebrates
7/10

There were plenty of Nico Rosberg championship celebration photos, but these last four images are really the cream of the crop.

Photo by: LAT Images

3. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates his World Championship with wife Vivian Rosberg and the team

3. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates his World Championship with wife Vivian Rosberg and the team
8/10

Incredible view from above, with that pop of flash to lead the eye into Rosberg and the flag.

Photo by: LAT Images

2. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates his World Championship with his wife Vivian Rosberg and the team

2. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates his World Championship with his wife Vivian Rosberg and the team
9/10

So good, it's like a movie. Perfectly lit and captured.

Photo by: XPB Images

1 World champion Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid

1 World champion Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
10/10

James Moy, the photographer on this image, admitted it's better to be lucky than good, especially in this case. Stunner.

Photo by: XPB Images

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