28
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority NHRA top fuel dragster driver Morgan Lucas explodes an engine on fire during qualifying for the Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Morgan Lucas explodes an engine on fire during qualifying for the Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.

Here are my favorite images from one of the crown jewel races on the NHRA schedule, the Summernationals at Raceway Park in Englishtown.

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22
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority Heatwaves fill the air as NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan powers through the finish line during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
Heatwaves fill the air as NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan powers through the finish line during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Here are a few of my favorite shots from NHRA at Atlanta Dragway for the Southern Nationals. Enjoy!

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20
May
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps lights up the night sky with huge header flames as he launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps lights up the night sky with huge header flames as he launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Behind on blogs as usual so here are my favorite images from NHRA Spring Nationals near Houston, TX. Continue on to see all the shots!

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14
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

In the third round of NHRA top fuel dragster qualifying for the Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida, multi time top fuel champion Larry Dixon would ride out one of the scariest rides the sport has ever seen. Continue on to check out the incredible accident frame by frame.

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08
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 250iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Jeff Arend explodes a fuel tank causing a fire alongside Tommy Johnson Jr during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Arend was uninjured in the explosion.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 250iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jeff Arend explodes a fuel tank causing a fire alongside Tommy Johnson Jr during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Arend was uninjured in the explosion.

Race one of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Series kicked off at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona for the Winternationals. Continue on to check out all the highlights from race one of the 24 race season.

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26
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual Air gets beneath the Valvoline body and tears it into several pieces.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman explodes the Valvoline sponsored Dodge into pieces during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Finally found a minute to post my final Best of 2014 photo blog with my best Crash and Burn photos of 2014. Continue on to check them out!

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05
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f11, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights With the help of a smoke machine I produced this shot of the 2015 Dodge Charger of two time NHRA funny car champion Matt Hagan during a portrait shoot at the teams shop near Indianapolis.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f11, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights
With the help of a smoke machine I produced this shot of the 2015 Dodge Charger of two time NHRA funny car champion Matt Hagan during a portrait shoot at the teams shop near Indianapolis.

Time to get to some of my favorite Best of posts as we kick it into high gear with my Best NHRA photos of 2014. Continue on to see my favorite sport from an assortment of angles and moments!

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24
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2500iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual Fire fills the cockpit of the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Steve Chrisman after exploding an engine during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2500iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
Fire fills the cockpit of the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Steve Chrisman after exploding an engine during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Only about six weeks late, I present my best shots from the final NHRA race of the 2014 season in Pomona, CA. Continue on to see all the action as champions were crowned.

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04
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority

In the final round of NHRA pro stock qualifying driver Deric Kramer would lose control of his 210mph Dodge with destructive consequences. Continue reading to see the whole incident from start middle to end…

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24
Oct
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 1600iso, f5.6, 1/640th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Bob Vandergriff Jr shoots huge header flames from the pink C&J Energy Services dragster during qualifying for the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 1600iso, f5.6, 1/640th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Bob Vandergriff Jr shoots huge header flames from the pink C&J Energy Services dragster during qualifying for the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

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