Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-06-10

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10. For those unfamiliar with NASCAR's Pocono, it's a massive, flat and wide triangle. Not the most interesting place in the world (a little lost in the Pennsylvania countryside) but the start photos are always good.

Start: Carl Edwards, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet and Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet fight for the lead in turn 1
Start: Carl Edwards, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet and Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet fight for the lead in turn 1

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


9. This image satisfies our need for beautiful light that highlights the curves of a race car.

Stefano Coletti, KV Racing Technology Chevrolet
Stefano Coletti, KV Racing Technology Chevrolet

Photo by: IndyCar Series

 


8. Great (and clean background) moment of Canadian GP winner Lewis Hamilton. Not always easy to get such a clean jubilation shot.

Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates in parc ferme
Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrates in parc ferme

Photo by: XPB Images

 


7. Nelson Piquet Jr. in Moscow city centre.

Nelson Piquet Jr., China Racing
Nelson Piquet Jr., China Racing

Photo by: FIA Formula E

 


6. The most epic driver group photo of the year.

2015 24 hours of Le Mans driver photo
2015 24 hours of Le Mans driver photo

Photo by: James Holland

 


5. Prancing Horse blur through the Montréal trees.

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF15-T
Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF15-T

Photo by: XPB Images

 


4. A lit garage shot of Fernando Alonso will always make this list. Lovely control of light and situation.

Fernando Alonso, McLaren Honda
Fernando Alonso, McLaren Honda

Photo by: McLaren

 


3. Homer Simpson's "DOH" moment. One teammate taking out another at the start.

#3 Belgian Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 LMS ultra: Stéphane Richelmi, Stéphane Ortelli and #4 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 LMS Ultra: Frank Stippler, James Nash crash at the start
#3 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 LMS ultra: Stéphane Richelmi, Stéphane Ortelli and #4 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 LMS Ultra: Frank Stippler, James Nash crash at the start

Photo by: Vision Sport Agency

 


2. The atmospheric scrutineering shot to end all atmosphere scrutineering shots - Audi at the Place de la République, Le Mans city centre.

#7 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 e-tron quattro
#7 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

 


1. Hey cool helmet you got there. And by the way, your car is on fire.

 

Chris Forsberg
Chris Forsberg

Photo by: Larry Chen / formulad.com

 

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Series General
Drivers Kimi Raikkonen , Fernando Alonso , Lewis Hamilton , Nelson Piquet Jr. , Stefano Coletti , Chris Forsberg
Teams Mercedes , NEXTEV TCR Formula E Team , Ferrari , McLaren , Audi Sport Team WRT , Team Joest
Article type Commentary