Top 10 photos of the week: 2014-07-16

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Top 10 photos of the week: 2014-07-16

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10. A colorful start from the WSBK weekend at Laguna Seca. A classic shot from a classic circuit.

 

Race 1 start
Race 1 start

Photo by: James Holland

 


9. Peak shot of peak action.

 

Mikhail Aleshin and Takuma Sato involved in a crash
Mikhail Aleshin and Takuma Sato involved in a crash

Photo by: Chris Jones

 


8. Nico Muller does some landscaping with his Audi DTM at Moscow Raceway.  But hey, if you don't push, you'll never be fast.

Nico Muller, Audi Sport Team Rosberg Audi RS 5 DTM
Nico Muller, Audi Sport Team Rosberg Audi RS 5 DTM

Photo by: ITR eV

 


7. A nice ambiance shot from World Rallycross. Check out that massive e-brake in the middle. Guess it's as important to the driver as the steering wheel, when it comes to RX.

Pontus Tidemand
Pontus Tidemand

Photo by: FIA World Rallycross

 


6. Dramatic light on a Mercedes DTM car. Expose for highlights and let those shadows do the talking.

 

Daniel Juncadella, Mercedes AMG DTM-Team Mücke DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe
Daniel Juncadella, Mercedes AMG DTM-Team Mücke DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupe

Photo by: XPB Images


5. Synchronized wheelies from the Ducati boys.

Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso
Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso

Photo by: Ducati Corse

 


4. A killer livery on the killer Viper at a killer circuit (we still call it Mosport - sorry Canadian Tire). This almost looks like Le Mans, with long shadows and trees as the backdrop.

#93 SRT Motorsports SRT Viper GTS-R: Jonathan Bomarito, Kuno Wittmer
#93 SRT Motorsports SRT Viper GTS-R: Jonathan Bomarito, Kuno Wittmer

Photo by: Michael Tan

 


3. It's not everyday you have to dodge a bike in the middle of the racing line. This gets the nod due to rarity.

Riders dodge the bike of Davide Giugliano
Riders dodge the bike of Davide Giugliano

Photo by: James Holland

 


2. Hey, it's Marc Marquez again! We can't help it, and the boy now has NINE wins in a row. And he knows how to celebrate.

Race winner Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team
Race winner Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team

Photo by: Repsol Media

 


1. Symmetry in a burnout. Actually harder to get than you'd think. Well done.

 

Brad Keselowski celebrates
Brad Keselowski celebrates

Photo by: NASCAR Media

 

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