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Canon 1Dx, 17mm tilt shift lens, 200iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Here is a tilt-shift lens view of the starting line during the national anthem prior to the first pair of top fuelers at the Summitracing.com Nationals.

Lets wrap up the weekend in Las Vegas with some of my images from Sunday at the track. Vroooom!

For the first round of pro eliminations I got access to the roof of the suites to get a great angle of the action.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority The Las Vegas strip can be seen in the distance behind the grandstands of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You think the racing action at LVMS is intense you should see the race by crew members, drivers and especially the photographers to get to the strip after racing each day!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
The Las Vegas strip can be seen in the distance behind the grandstands of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You think the racing action at LVMS is intense you should see the race by crew members, drivers and especially the photographers to get to the strip after racing each day!

Canon 1Dx, 17mm tilt shift lens, 200iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Here is a tilt-shift lens view of the starting line during the national anthem prior to the first pair of top fuelers at the Summitracing.com Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 17mm tilt shift lens, 200iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual
Here is a tilt-shift lens view of the starting line during the national anthem prior to the first pair of top fuelers at the Summitracing.com Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual In the first round we would witness a bit of history as top fuel dragster driver Brittany Force would defeat Doug Kalitta for her first career top fuel round victory. While that stat was cool, it was not the history. The history was Brittany became the first top fuel driver with a Ford engine to win a round in nearly 50 years!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
In the first round we would witness a bit of history as top fuel dragster driver Brittany Force would defeat Doug Kalitta for her first career top fuel round victory. While that stat was cool, it was not the history. The history was Brittany became the first top fuel driver with a Ford engine to win a round in nearly 50 years!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual Here is a wide shot from the roof of the main grandstand suites as top fuel drivers Steve Faria and Clay Millican do their burnouts during the first round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual
Here is a wide shot from the roof of the main grandstand suites as top fuel drivers Steve Faria and Clay Millican do their burnouts during the first round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual Spencer Massey races down track on his way to a first round victory over Bob Vandergriff.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
Spencer Massey races down track on his way to a first round victory over Bob Vandergriff.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual Anyone need a beer?

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual
Anyone need an over priced beer?

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual Always love good side by side shots when teammates race. Here Jason Line leads teammate Greg Anderson during the first round of pro stock.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual
Always love good side by side shots when teammates race. Here Jason Line leads teammate Greg Anderson during the first round of pro stock.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual Top alcohol funny car driver Doug Gordon blows an engine in his Ford Mustang.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
Top alcohol funny car driver Doug Gordon blows an engine in his Ford Mustang.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual Spencer Massey and Clay Millican square off in an old fashioned pedal fest during the second round of the Summitracing.com Nationals in Vegas. Massey would take the victory.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
Spencer Massey and Clay Millican square off in an old fashioned pedal fest during the second round of the Summitracing.com Nationals in Vegas. Massey would take the victory.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/500th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria is all business as she heads towards her car prior to the semi finals. While Alexis would lose the round, the team is showing some signs of becoming a serious contender.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/500th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria is all business as she heads towards her car prior to the semi finals. While Alexis would lose the round, the team is showing some signs of becoming a serious contender.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 4000iso, f5, 1/500th, Aperture Priority In car view of pro stock driver Erica Enders, who advanced to the final round and now sits fourth in the points standings.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 4000iso, f5, 1/500th, Aperture Priority
In car view of pro stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens, who advanced to the final round and now sits fourth in the points standings.

Time for our winners!

Canon 1Dx, 17mm tilt shift lens, 100iso, f4, 1/800th, Manual NHRA pro stock driver Allen Johnson celebrates after winning the Summitracing.com Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 17mm tilt shift lens, 100iso, f4, 1/800th, Manual
NHRA pro stock driver Allen Johnson celebrates after winning the Summitracing.com Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver Cruz Pedregon celebrates after winning the Summitracing.com Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver Cruz Pedregon celebrates after winning the Summitracing.com Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel dragster driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the Summitracing.com Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the Summitracing.com Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

I’m taking the Charlotte weekend off but will be back on the tour the next race in Houston.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
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