Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-05-05

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10. V8 Supercars aren't super enough to go off roading.

Shane van Gisbergen, Tekno Autosports Holden
Shane van Gisbergen, Tekno Autosports Holden

Photo by: Herb Powell

 


9. We recently rented a Peugeot 208 on a trip. It was nothing like this World Rallycross beast. Bonus points for reflection.

Davy Jeanney, Team Peugeot Hansen
Davy Jeanney, Team Peugeot Hansen

Photo by: Red Bull Content Pool

 


8. Marc Marquez hard at work at the Spanish GP in Jerez.

Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team

Photo by: Repsol Media

 


7. More dirt and sand. The Riley SRT Dodge Viper goes for a little excursion at Laguna Seca.

#33 Riley Motorsports SRT Viper GT3-R: Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen crashes
#33 Riley Motorsports SRT Viper GT3-R: Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen crashes

Photo by: Jose Mario Dias

 


6. A legendary corner (Laguna Seca's Corkscrew) and a legendary livery on a soon to be legendary car. The inner racing fan in us screams like a little girl at this image.

#24 BMW Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE: John Edwards, Lucas Luhr
#24 BMW Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE: John Edwards, Lucas Luhr

Photo by: Jose Mario Dias

 


5. Three by three at 200mph for 500 miles at Talladega. Much harder to do than it looks.

Pack racing at Talladega
Pack racing at Talladega

Photo by: Action Sports Photography, Inc.

 


4. This kind of image stands the test of time. In 20 years a photo like this will make young fans dream and old fans pine for days of old.

#19 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Nico Hulkenberg, Earl Bamber, Nick Tandy
#19 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Nico Hulkenberg, Earl Bamber, Nick Tandy

Photo by: Porsche AG

 


3. Jorge Lorenzo is thrilled to be spraying champagne. Just look at his face. Bonus points for the Ray-Bans. Extra bonus points for the champagne girl in the background having the the time of her life.

Race winner Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha Factory Racing
Race winner Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha Factory Racing

Photo by: Bridgestone Corporation

 


2. Rain at Spa. Seems like every year, this photo turns up...because every year it rains. Splish splash: from the rooster tail to the water dripping off the bottom of the Audi. Classic.

#9 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 e-tron quattro Filipe Albuquerque, Marco Bonanomi, René Rast
#9 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 e-tron quattro Filipe Albuquerque, Marco Bonanomi, René Rast

Photo by: Audi Communications Motorsport

 


1. Come on guys, you really thought any other photo even had a chance? Sparks FTW.

 

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

Photo by: Porsche AG

 

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Series General
Drivers Jorge Lorenzo , Shane van Gisbergen , Marc Marquez , Davy Jeanney
Teams Team Joest , Porsche Team , Tekno Autosports , Repsol Honda Team , Riley Motorsports , Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing , Yamaha Factory Racing
Article type Commentary