The Big picture 2012-09-19

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The Big picture 2012-09-19

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Start: Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet leads
Start: Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet leads

Photo by: Getty Images

Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul, Citroën Junior World Rally Team
Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul, Citroën Junior World Rally Team

Photo by: Citroën Communication

Lovely grid girls
Lovely grid girls

Photo by: Richard Sloop

Start: Bruno Spengler, BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM and Jamie Green, Team HWA AMG Mercedes, AMG Mercedes C-Coupe
Start: Bruno Spengler, BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM and Jamie Green, Team HWA AMG Mercedes, AMG Mercedes C-Coupe

Photo by: xpb.cc

#6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing HPD ARX-03a: Lucas Luhr, Klaus Graf
#6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing HPD ARX-03a: Lucas Luhr, Klaus Graf

Photo by: Richard Sloop

#2 Audi Sport Team Joest R18 ultra: Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish, Lucas di Grassi
#2 Audi Sport Team Joest R18 ultra: Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish, Lucas di Grassi

Photo by: xpb.cc

Sebastian Saavedra, AFS Racing/Andretti Autosport Chevrolet, James Hinchcliffe, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet, Graham Rahal, Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
Sebastian Saavedra, AFS Racing/Andretti Autosport Chevrolet, James Hinchcliffe, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet, Graham Rahal, Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing Honda

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total World Rally Team
Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total World Rally Team

Photo by: xpb.cc

J.R. Hildebrand, Panther Racing Chevrolet
J.R. Hildebrand, Panther Racing Chevrolet

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Mattias Ekström, BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM
Mattias Ekström, BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM

Photo by: xpb.cc

Oak Racing exposition at a local Sao Paulo shopping mall
Oak Racing exposition at a local Sao Paulo shopping mall

Photo by: DPPI

Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total World Rally Team
Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen, Citroën DS3 WRC, Citroën Total World Rally Team

Photo by: Citroën Communication

Tristan Vautier, Sam Schmidt Motorsports
Tristan Vautier, Sam Schmidt Motorsports

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Race winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Race winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Photo by: Action Sports Photography

Heavy crash for #8 Merchant Services Racing Oreca FLM09: Kyle Marcelli, Lucas Downs
Heavy crash for #8 Merchant Services Racing Oreca FLM09: Kyle Marcelli, Lucas Downs

Photo by: Carol Fogle

Podium: race winners Nicolas Lapierre, Alexander Wurz
Podium: race winners Nicolas Lapierre, Alexander Wurz

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Start action
Start action

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

IndyCar Series 2012 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet celebrates
IndyCar Series 2012 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet celebrates

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Pole for Bruno Spengler, BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM
Pole for Bruno Spengler, BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M3 DTM

Photo by: xpb.cc

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

Photo by: Yamaha MotoGP

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