Top 10 photos of the week: 2014-11-05

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10. An impressive overview of Baku, Azerbaijan where the final round of the Blancpain Sprint Series was held.

 

Race action
Race action

Photo by: Brecht Decancq Photography

 


9. Something about row after row of Ferrari 458 Evos ready to take the start is really soothing.

 

Start: #27 Ferrari of Houston: Mark McKenzie leads
Start: #27 Ferrari of Houston: Mark McKenzie leads

Photo by: James Holland

 


8. Texas does everything differently. The winner gets to shoot two pistols.

 

Jimmie Johnson celebrates
Jimmie Johnson celebrates

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


7. Circuit of the Americas has quickly become known for its red, white and blue run-off areas. It's hard not to include all that color in images.

 

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W05
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W05

Photo by: Rainier Ehrhardt

 


6. That's a lot of leg. Take your pick.

 

Grid girls
Grid girls

Photo by: XPB Images

 


5. Pit stops from above never get old. Such a unique angle on such a crucial moment.

 

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

Photo by: Porsche AG

 


4. Although not technically good, this image makes the top 10 because just getting SOMETHING of this mess is a victory. If you watch it on television, it's amazing there were any photos to be had at all.

Fight after the race between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselwoski
Fight after the race between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselwoski

Photo by: Jerry Jordan

 


3. More Circuit of the Americas uniqueness. The stars (present at all events at COTA) were allowed to stay this year. In 2012 and 2013, Bernie Ecclestone ordered the track to paint stripes over the stars, for some unknown old rich man reason...

 

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing RB10
Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing RB10

Photo by: XPB Images

 


2. Four wheel hopping in an Audi R8 LMS ultra.

 

#6 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS Ultra: Niki Mayr-Melnhof, Markus Winkelhock
#6 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS Ultra: Niki Mayr-Melnhof, Markus Winkelhock

Photo by: Brecht Decancq Photography

 


1. We are suckers for the "driver walking away from crashed car" images, and this one has fire. Winner.

 

Trevor Bayne
Trevor Bayne

Photo by: NASCAR Media

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Series General
Drivers Jeff Gordon , Jimmie Johnson , Trevor Bayne , Lewis Hamilton , Marc Lieb , Romain Dumas , Neel Jani , Markus Winkelhock , Sebastian Vettel , Bernie Ecclestone , Mark McKenzie , Niki Mayr-Melnhof
Teams Red Bull Racing , Porsche Team , Phoenix Racing
Article type Commentary