Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-03-19

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10. Nice scene-setter for the defending world champion on his way to his first win of the 2015 season.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 Team
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 Team

Photo by: XPB Images

 


9. We love aerials. It's different and gives a fantastic overview of a circuit we all know so well. Melbourne really is a great place to have the F1 season opener.

Aerial scenic action
Aerial scenic action

Photo by: XPB Images

 


8. Even if you're not a BMW fan, which you should be, this throwback livery is quite lovely.

1975 BMW IMSA 3.0 CSL and 2015 Team RLL BMW Z4
1975 BMW IMSA 3.0 CSL and 2015 Team RLL BMW Z4

Photo by: BMW USA

 


7. Great job using what's available. A good graphic to help compliment the racing. More than just "car on track."

Vitantonio Liuzzi, Trulli
Vitantonio Liuzzi, Trulli

Photo by: Jose Mario Dias

 


6. Anything from above is awesome. We love the long shadow on the Mercedes, the pattern from the yellow and green kerbs, and the remnants of the parking lot lines.

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W06
Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG F1 W06

Photo by: XPB Images

 


5. Super wide-angle shot of Kevin Harvick (literally) taking the checkered flag in Phoenix.

Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


4. Miami ePrix Vice. A little cliché, but the photo is quite perfectly executed technically.

Jaime Alguersuari and Sam Bird, Virgin Racing
Jaime Alguersuari and Sam Bird, Virgin Racing

Photo by: FIA Formula E

 


3. First start photo of the year. What hopes will be dashed and what dreams will come true in 2015?

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W06 leads at the start of the race
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W06 leads at the start of the race

Photo by: XPB Images

 


2. Trophy reflection.

Third place Sebastian Vettel, Scuderia Ferrari
Third place Sebastian Vettel, Scuderia Ferrari

Photo by: XPB Images

 


1. Not the weekend young Magnussen was looking to have. Number 1 on our list for all the wrong reasons.

 

Kevin Magnussen, McLaren MP4-30 crashes
Kevin Magnussen, McLaren MP4-30 crashes

Photo by: XPB Images

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Series General
Drivers Kevin Harvick , Lewis Hamilton , Nico Rosberg , Vitantonio Liuzzi , Sebastian Vettel , Sam Bird , Jaime Alguersuari , Kevin Magnussen , Mario D
Teams Ferrari , Mercedes
Article type Commentary