The Big Picture 2013-05-22

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The Big Picture 2013-05-22

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Start: #4 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra (SP9): Michael Ammermüller, Frank Stippler, Ferdinand Stuck, Johannes Stuck and #7 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3 (SP9): Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke, Allan Simonsen, Pedro Lamy battle for the lead
Start: #4 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra (SP9): Michael Ammermüller, Frank Stippler, Ferdinand Stuck, Johannes Stuck and #7 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3 (SP9): Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke, Allan Simonsen, Pedro Lamy battle for the lead

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Ryan Briscoe, Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
Ryan Briscoe, Chip Ganassi Racing Honda

Photo by: Kenneth May

Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team
Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Team

Photo by: Ducati Corse

#55 Black Falcon Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (SP7): David Jahn, Steve Jans, Hannes Plesse, Maik Rosenberg
#55 Black Falcon Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (SP7): David Jahn, Steve Jans, Hannes Plesse, Maik Rosenberg

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Race start
Race start

Photo by: Edge Photographics

Timo Scheider, Audi Sport Team Abt Audi RS 5 DTM
Timo Scheider, Audi Sport Team Abt Audi RS 5 DTM

Photo by: Daniel James Smith

#3 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra (SP9): Frank Biela, Christer Jöns, Luca Ludwig, Roman Rusinov
#3 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra (SP9): Frank Biela, Christer Jöns, Luca Ludwig, Roman Rusinov

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Franz Engstler, BMW E90 320 TC, Liqui Moly Team
Franz Engstler, BMW E90 320 TC, Liqui Moly Team

Photo by: XPB Images

#18 Manthey-Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (SP7): Marc Lieb, Romain Dumas, Lucas Luhr, Timo Bernhard
#18 Manthey-Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (SP7): Marc Lieb, Romain Dumas, Lucas Luhr, Timo Bernhard

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Jamie Whincup, Red Bull Holden
Jamie Whincup, Red Bull Holden

Photo by: Edge Photographics

#55 AF Corse Ferrari F458 Italia: Piergiuseppe Perazzini, Marco Cioci, Federico Leo
#55 AF Corse Ferrari F458 Italia: Piergiuseppe Perazzini, Marco Cioci, Federico Leo

Photo by: XPB Images

Podium: race winners Bernd Schneider, Jeroen Bleekemolen, Sean Edwards, Nicki Thiim, second place Maxime Martin, Andrea Piccini, Yelmer Buurman, Richard Göransson, third place Klaus Graf, Thomas Jäger, Jan Seyffarth, Nico Bastian
Podium: race winners Bernd Schneider, Jeroen Bleekemolen, Sean Edwards, Nicki Thiim, second place Maxime Martin, Andrea Piccini, Yelmer Buurman, Richard Göransson, third place Klaus Graf, Thomas Jäger, Jan Seyffarth, Nico Bastian

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Trouble for Conor Daly, A.J. Foyt Enterprises Honda
Trouble for Conor Daly, A.J. Foyt Enterprises Honda

Photo by: IndyCar Series

A busy pitlane during race interruption
A busy pitlane during race interruption

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Jamie Green, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, Audi RS 5 DTM
Jamie Green, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, Audi RS 5 DTM

Photo by: XPB Images

Tom Coronel, BMW E90 320 TC, ROAL Motorsport
Tom Coronel, BMW E90 320 TC, ROAL Motorsport

Photo by: XPB Images

#7 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3 (SP9): Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke, Allan Simonsen, Pedro Lamy
#7 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3 (SP9): Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke, Allan Simonsen, Pedro Lamy

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Race winner Jamie Whincup, second place Fabian Coulthard, third place Shane van Gisbergen
Race winner Jamie Whincup, second place Fabian Coulthard, third place Shane van Gisbergen

Photo by: Edge Photographics

Podium: race winner Mike Rockenfeller, Audi Sport Team Phoenix Audi RS 5 DTM
Podium: race winner Mike Rockenfeller, Audi Sport Team Phoenix Audi RS 5 DTM

Photo by: XPB Images

Polesitter Ed Carpenter, Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
Polesitter Ed Carpenter, Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet

Photo by: XPB Images

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