Top 10 photos of the week: 2017-11-08

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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. #7 Toyota Gazoo Racing Toyota TS050-Hybrid: Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi, Jose Maria Lopez leads

10. #7 Toyota Gazoo Racing Toyota TS050-Hybrid: Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi, Jose Maria Lopez leads
1/10

Shanghai's main straight is a crazy futuristic sight, to be sure. And it's fascinating to see the start of a race here.

9. Nick Percat, Brad Jones Racing Holden

 9. Nick Percat, Brad Jones Racing Holden
2/10

The selfie game in Supercars is strong.

8. Eugene Laverty, Milwaukee Aprilia

8. Eugene Laverty, Milwaukee Aprilia
3/10

Letting it all hang out.

7. Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet

7. Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
4/10

This is what you'd call a nice "pocket of light."

6. Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske Ford

 6. Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske Ford
5/10

We're suckers for nice, calming reflections.

5. McLaren Renault 2018 concept

5. McLaren Renault 2018 concept
6/10

Here's your mid-selection interlude: a hypothetical rendering of the papaya livery.

4. #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Neel Jani, Andre Lotterer, Nick Tandy

4. #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Neel Jani, Andre Lotterer, Nick Tandy
7/10

Time to go to work Mr. Jani. We love this detail shot from above.

Photo by: Porsche AG

3. Race winner Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

3. Race winner Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing Ford
8/10

Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway is one chaotically over-the-top celebration. Confetti, FIRE, a rifle as one of the trophies, it's definitely Texas-sized.

2. Race winner Shane van Gisbergen, Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden

2. Race winner Shane van Gisbergen, Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden
9/10

Lovely smoke and mirrors from the big winner in NZ.

1. Marco Melandri, Ducati Team

1. Marco Melandri, Ducati Team
10/10

The red ball heads to bed as Melandri does a few laps. A lovely sight that isn't often photographed in racing (Sebring is an exception).

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