Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-09-16

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10. So far, the Vision series of cars designed for the virtual world by various manufacturers has produced some beautiful cars...for the gamer. But Bugatti has gone ahead and built this unbelievable car, showing the world what a GT racer really should look like.

Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo
Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo

Photo by: Giovanni Pagani

 


9. Goodwood Revival is like one massive TBT.

Race start, Freddie March Memorial Trophy
Race start, Freddie March Memorial Trophy

Photo by: Rolex / Jad Sherif

 


8. The pitstop dance, NASCAR style. Where apparently the gas man skips and hops to the car.

Clint Bowyer, Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota
Clint Bowyer, Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


7. This is how you photograph rallycross.

Ken Block, Hoonigan Racing Division Ford
Ken Block, Hoonigan Racing Division Ford

Photo by: Red Bull Content Pool

 


6. The unique angle that's been done before. But it's effective enough.

Scott McLaughlin and Alexandre Prémat, Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo
Scott McLaughlin and Alexandre Prémat, Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo

Photo by: Herb Powell

 


5. Water crossings in the WRC are always fun, especially when the water comes spraying out of the air intake.

Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport
Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, Volkswagen Polo WRC, Volkswagen Motorsport

Photo by: Volkswagen Motorsport

 


4. If you're a regular reader of this weekly feature, you know we like sparks. So, there you go.

Tom Blomqvist, BMW Team RBM BMW M4 DTM
Tom Blomqvist, BMW Team RBM BMW M4 DTM

Photo by: BMW AG

 


3. Burnouts in NASCAR are a dime a dozen, but getting a good smoke pattern involves luck and good positioning. 

Race winner Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
Race winner Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 


2. How to turn a WRC rally stage into your personal lighting studio, 101.

Elfyn Evans and Daniel Barrit, M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC
Elfyn Evans and Daniel Barrit, M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC

Photo by: Red Bull Content Pool

 


1. A definite contender for photo of the year. The planning along that it takes to pull this shot off is worth top 10 status. Perfect execution gives it #1 status. Fantastic.

Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën World Rally Team
Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën World Rally Team

Photo by: Citroën Communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Series General
Drivers Matt Kenseth , Kris Meeke , Clint Bowyer , Ken Block , Sébastien Ogier , Tom Blomqvist , Elfyn Evans
Teams M-Sport , Citroën World Rally Team , Joe Gibbs Racing , BMW Team RBM , Volkswagen Motorsport , Garry Rogers Motorsport , Hoonigan Racing Division , Michael Waltrip Racing
Article type Commentary