Top 10 photos of the week: 2017-10-11

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning Motorsport.com photographers and contributors.

Welcome to this week's top 10 photos chosen by our own photo editors.

We hope you enjoy it as much as we did selecting these photos. Express yourself and let us know what you think!

10. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing celebrates with Lewis Hamilton's phone on the podium

10. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing celebrates with Lewis Hamilton's phone on the podium
1/10

Leave it to Ricciardo to make faces on Hamilton's phone while being interviewed and can't do anything about it. It was broadcast out to Hamilton's 5 million Instagram fans. Prank level 1000.

Photo by: Sutton Images

9. #312 Peugeot Sport Peugeot 3008 DKR: Sébastien Loeb, Daniel Elena

9. #312 Peugeot Sport Peugeot 3008 DKR: Sébastien Loeb, Daniel Elena
2/10

Cross-Country Raids like Morocco, Silk Way, and of course Dakar feature terrain that is so photographic and so...martian at times. It's a photographer's paradise.

8. Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport

8. Thierry Neuville, Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai i20 WRC, Hyundai Motorsport
3/10

Sometimes focusing on the details tells the story better than the overall picture.

Photo by: Sutton Images

7. Ryan Newman, Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet crash

7. Ryan Newman, Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet crash
4/10

This week provided a lot of spectacular imagery, and this fiery crash aftermath in NASCAR is no exception.

6. Scott McLaughlin, Alexandre Prémat, Team Penske Ford

6. Scott McLaughlin, Alexandre Prémat, Team Penske Ford
5/10

It's an iconic shot of the view from Mount Panorama, and we absolutely love it.

5. #8 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM: Antoine Meo

5. #8 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM: Antoine Meo
6/10

The conditions the bike riders faced on a few stages of the Rallye de Maroc was borderline ridiculous. Lucky for us, the photos were incredible.

4. Kris Meeke, Paul Nagle, Citroën C3 WRC, Citroën World Rally Team

4. Kris Meeke, Paul Nagle, Citroën C3 WRC, Citroën World Rally Team
7/10

Another great, planned out shot from the WRC. The power of an off-camera flash unit can never be underestimated.

3. Start: Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske Ford leads

3. Start: Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske Ford leads
8/10

A typical close racing start to the Bathurst 1000, an amazing event, rain or shine.

2. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF70H

2.  Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF70H
9/10

When a racing photograph is such art, it can easily hang over your couch at home.

1. Kenan Sofuoglu, Kawasaki Puccetti Racing crash

1. Kenan Sofuoglu, Kawasaki Puccetti Racing crash
10/10

A little late getting this photo, but it deserves a showing. Sofuoglu ended the day with a few fractures to his hip and is expected to make full recovery. Nonetheless, this is an amazing moment in time, captured.

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