Mark J Rebilas Photograpy
29
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver John Force embraces daughter Courtney Force after she defeated him in the final round of the Sonoma Nationals.

Race two of the three in a row NHRA Western Swing brought us to the wine country of the Napa Valley, home to Sonoma Raceway and the Sonoma Nationals. Temperatures topping out near 100 degrees would provide the drivers and crew chiefs a tricky track to work with. Continue on to check out the shots!

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28
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Tim Wilkerson (right) crosses the centerline hitting the timing blocks alongside Tommy Johnson Jr during qualifying for the Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

The first race of the long running “Western Swing” kicked off in the mile high city of Denver, CO home of the Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. With it being my first NHRA race in over a month after shooting World Cup in Brazil, I was anxious to smell some nitro again! Continue on to check out the shots…

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05
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm with 1.4 converter (280mm), 5000iso, f4.5, 1/1250th, Manual United States goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) and defender Matt Besler (5) react after a second Belgium goal in overtime during the round of sixteen match in the 2014 World Cup at Arena Fonte Nova.

With USA defying the odds by advancing out of the proverbial “Group of Death”, soccer fever began to take over the United States prior to their round of 16 matchup against Belgium. “I believe that we will win” became a chant heard at bars all around the country, including some in Brazil. Lets get to the game that ended with a heartbroken nation.

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29
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (7) pushes the face of USA midfielder Kyle Beckerman during the 2014 World Cup at Arena Pernambuco.

With Team USA  just needing a tie to guarantee advancement out of the “Group of Death” to the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup, they would arrive in Recife, Brazil to conditions that nobody could have imagined. Continue on to check out all the soggy action from the final game of the group stage in the World Cup.

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24
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm with 1.4 converter (280mm), 4000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual USA midfielder Jermaine Jones (13) celebrates with teammates after scoring a second half goal against Portugal during the 2014 World Cup at Arena Amazonia.

After a big victory against Ghana in their opening match, Team USA would head to the rain forests of Manaus, Brazil, along the Amazon River for their second match of the group stage against Portugal. Continue on to check out all the images from a hot and sweaty match with a potential advancement to the round of 16 on the line!

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20
Jun
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For my third match of the 2014 World Cup, I found myself back at the Arena Corinthians for a big matchup between England and Uruguay. After both teams lost their first game, this game essentially would be an elimination game for the unlucky loser. Lets get to the match!

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18
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual USA defender John Brooks is mobbed by teammates after scoring a goal in the second half against Ghana during the 2014 World Cup at Estadio das Dunas.

In the humid beach city of Natal, Brazil Team USA took on Ghana in their opening match of the 2014 World Cup. It was a game that experts were saying they had to at least finish in a tie or their chances of advancing to the next round would be next to impossible with their upcoming games against powerhouses Portugal and Germany. Well instead of tying and getting 1 point in their rankings, USA went out and won the game to take 3 points. Continue on to see all the images from the exciting match!

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13
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Overall view as the sun sets behind Arena Corinthians during the game between Brazil against Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup.

Greetings from Sao Paulo, Brazil where the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off yesterday evening with a matchup between Brazil and Croatia. All the hassle of getting here and getting set up is finally in the rear view. Now its time to do what I do best, get cars blowing u… uh I mean, shooting some action shots at the biggest sporting event on our planet.. and perhaps the whole solar system. Continue on to check out the action from day one in Brazil!

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04
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

Race number nine of the 2014 NHRA season took us to Englishtown, NJ and the historic Raceway Park dragstrip for the Toyota Summernationals. Having spent a lot of my youth in New Jersey, its a track I know well. Lets jump right into the photos from the weekend.

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27
May
Overall view of fans in the grandstands and infield as IndyCar Series drivers head down the backstretch three wide towards turn three during the 2014 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

One of my favorite events I cover each year is the Indianapolis 500. To someone who’s never been there, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a mecca for motorsports fans. The place oozes with history and the tradition of the biggest race on Earth! Lets get on to the pics…

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