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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!

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1250iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority With the sun setting behind the grandstands, NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force launches during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1250iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
With the sun setting behind the grandstands, NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force launches during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f3.5, 1/400th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton sends massive header flames over the rear wing as he instantly goes up in smoke during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f3.5, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton sends massive header flames over the rear wing as he instantly goes up in smoke during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Spencer Massey slows in the shutdown area with the help of a parachute during qualifying for the Winternationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Spencer Massey slows in the shutdown area with the help of a parachute during qualifying for the Winternationals.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual The car of NHRA top fuel dragster driver Bob Vandergriff Jr is towed back to the pits during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual
The car of NHRA top fuel dragster driver Bob Vandergriff Jr is towed back to the pits during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Sidnei Frigo (right) blows a tire after he explodes an engine alongside Doug Kalitta during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Sidnei Frigo blows a tire after he explodes an engine alongside Doug Kalitta during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual As if his weekend hadn't been rough enough, NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps would add a little more sting to the weekend by getting into the wall in a round two loss.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps puts his NAPA Dodge into the wall in a round two loss at the Winternationals in Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority Auto Club Raceway at Pomona reflects in a water puddle as viewed from the top end of the track during the NHRA Winternationals.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
Auto Club Raceway at Pomona reflects in a water puddle as viewed from the top end of the track during the NHRA Winternationals.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver John Force pops from the roof hatch to celebrate after winning the 139th race of his illustrious career.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver John Force pops from the roof hatch to celebrate after winning the 139th race of his illustrious career.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority On the other side of the celebration was the dejection Matt Hagan was feeling as he ripped off his head sock after losing in the final round to John Force for the second race in a row.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
On the other side of the celebration was the dejection Matt Hagan was feeling as he ripped off his head sock after losing in the final round to John Force for the second race in a row.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f9, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority NHRA pro stock driver Jeg Coughlin Jr slows down with his parachutes following a qualifying pass at the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f9, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro stock driver Jeg Coughlin Jr slows down with his parachutes following a qualifying pass at the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 1600iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Brittany Force makes a great pass during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 1600iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Brittany Force makes a great pass during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 1600iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Manual A pair of NHRA jet cars shoot smoke into the sky as they launch off the starting line during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 1600iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Manual
A pair of NHRA jet cars shoot smoke into the sky as they launch off the starting line during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority Overall view of Wild Horse Motorsports Park as pro stock drivers Shane Tucker and Steve Kent slow in the shutdown area following a qualifying pass.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
Overall view of Wild Horse Motorsports Park as pro stock drivers Shane Tucker and Steve Kent slow in the shutdown area following a qualifying pass.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 1250iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Jeff Diehl runs over the centerline timing blocks during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 1250iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jeff Diehl runs over the centerline timing blocks during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 2000iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual A member of the NHRA safety safari directs funny car driver Robert Hight off the track as dust blows during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 2000iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual
A member of the NHRA safety safari directs funny car driver Robert Hight off the track as dust blows during qualifying for the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f4, 1/800th, Manual Members of the NHRA safety safari spray out a header fire on the car of top fuel dragster driver Antron Brown after winning the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f4, 1/800th, Manual
Members of the NHRA safety safari spray out a header fire on the car of top fuel dragster driver Antron Brown after winning the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria celebrates with husband Jesse James after winning the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria celebrates with husband Jesse James after winning the Carquest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority Declan Hines , son of NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Andrew Hines lays on his dads motorcycle in the pits at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
Declan Hines , son of NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Andrew Hines lays on his dads motorcycle in the pits at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/640th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Terry McMillen reacts as he walks away from his car after exploding an engine and blowing a tire during qualifying for the Gatornationals.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/640th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Terry McMillen reacts as he walks away from his car after exploding an engine and blowing a tire during qualifying for the Gatornationals.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Pat Dakin (right) explodes an engine alongside J.R. Todd during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Pat Dakin (right) explodes an engine alongside J.R. Todd during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 320iso, f7.1, 1/6400th, Manual The low sun in the sky highlights the lines on the Ford Mustang funny car of NHRA driver Bob Tasca III during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 320iso, f7.1, 1/6400th, Manual
The low sun in the sky highlights the lines on the Ford Mustang funny car of NHRA driver Bob Tasca III during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority Crew members remove the body from the car of NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Cassie Simonton in the pits during the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
Crew members remove the body from the car of NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Cassie Simonton in the pits during the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority A crew member for NHRA top fuel driver Steve Torrence works on the engine in the pits during the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
A crew member for NHRA top fuel driver Steve Torrence works on the engine in the pits during the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f4.5, 1/80th, Manual The hauler for the Geico sponsored dragster of top fuel rookie Richie Crampton sits parked in a shopping center parking lot in downtown Gainesville prior to the long drive back to Indianapolis the next morning.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f4.5, 1/80th, Manual
The hauler for the Geico sponsored dragster of top fuel rookie Richie Crampton sits parked in a shopping center parking lot in downtown Gainesville prior to the long drive back to Indianapolis the next morning.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/400th, Manual An NHRA official fills out an oil down report after top fuel driver Scott Palmer oiled the track during qualifying. After filling out the report, the official has the offending driver sign it.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/400th, Manual
An NHRA official fills out an oil down report after top fuel driver Scott Palmer oiled the track during qualifying. After filling out the report, the official has the offending driver sign it.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens celebrates after winning 50 thousand dollars in the K&N Horsepower Challenge.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens celebrates after winning 50 thousand dollars in the K&N Horsepower Challenge.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver Bob Vandergriff Jr has a fireball in the shutdown area after winning the first round during the Summitracing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Bob Vandergriff Jr has a fireball in the shutdown area after winning the first round during the Summitracing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence (center) performs with the Kilgore College Rangerettes at the Torrence estate.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence (center) performs with the Kilgore College Rangerettes at the Torrence estate.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash The Kilgore College Rangerettes perform behind the car of NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence at the Torrence estate.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
The Kilgore College Rangerettes perform behind the car of NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence at the Torrence estate.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Manual  A top fuel Harley rider launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals in Baytown.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Manual
A top fuel Harley rider launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals in Baytown.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash The Kilgore College Rangerettes perform behind the car of NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence at the Torrence estate.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
A crew member for NHRA top fuel dragster driver Steve Torrence holds the rear wing strut on the Capco Contractors sponsored dragster as they warm up in the pits at Houston.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver Bob Tasca III shows his frustration after losing to rival Robert Hight during the first round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Bob Tasca III shows his frustration after losing to rival Robert Hight during the first round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f4, 1/640th, Manual Following the race a young boy and his grandmother conduct a grudge match.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f4, 1/640th, Manual
Following the race a young boy and his grandmother conduct a grudge match.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f7.1, 1/2500th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Tim Wilkerson (left) explodes an engine sending pieces of the carbon fiber body into the air alongside John Force during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f7.1, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Tim Wilkerson (left) explodes an engine sending pieces of the carbon fiber body into the air alongside John Force during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Aperture Priority Detailed view of flames from the header of NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Aperture Priority
Detailed view of flames from the header of NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual The body work flies through the air as Beckman rides the fiery inferno.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman blows the Valvoline Dodge body off his car after an engine explosion during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Bob Vandergriff Jr loses control and goes on two wheels alongside Clay Millican during the first round of eliminations at the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Bob Vandergriff Jr loses control and goes on two wheels alongside Clay Millican during the first round of eliminations at the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

May 18, 2014; Commerce, GA, USA; NHRA funny car driver Tommy Johnson Jr (far lane) explodes the carbon fiber body off his car alongside Matt Hagan during the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Johnson was uninjured in the explosion.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 640iso, f7.1, 1/3200th, Manual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     NHRA funny car driver Tommy Johnson Jr (far lane) explodes the carbon fiber body off his car alongside Matt Hagan during the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Johnson was uninjured in the explosion.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority NHRA top fuel driver Spencer Massey reacts upon learning from a member of the safety safari that he was the winner of the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver Spencer Massey reacts upon learning from a member of the safety safari that he was the winner of the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f8, 1/500th, Aperture Priority A randomly placed rose bush along the right lane wall makes a pretty foreground as NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Summernationals at Raceway Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f8, 1/500th, Aperture Priority
A randomly placed rose bush along the right lane wall makes a pretty foreground as NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Summernationals at Raceway Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f7.1, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority A beautiful late afternoon New Jersey sky makes for a great background as top fuel driver Clay Millican does a burnout in his Parts Plus dragster at Englishtown.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f7.1, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
A beautiful late afternoon New Jersey sky makes for a great background as top fuel driver Clay Millican does a burnout in his Parts Plus dragster at Englishtown.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Manual The car of NHRA top fuel driver Shawn Langdon is visible through the starting line flowers in the right lane as he stages up his car during qualifying for the Summernationals at Raceway Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Manual
The car of NHRA top fuel driver Shawn Langdon is visible through the starting line flowers in the right lane as he stages up his car during qualifying for the Summernationals at Raceway Park.

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

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NHRA funny car driver Tommy Johnson Jr explodes an engine in flames destroying the Make-A-Wish sponsored Dodge body alongside Del Worsham during qualifying at Englishtown.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual Here is another fun shot of Morgan and the crew going wild.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
Morgan Lucas (center) celebrates with the Geico crew after driver Richie Crampton picked up his first career victory of his career during the Summer Nationals in Englishtown, NJ.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 6400iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual With header flames pouring from the NAPA sponsored car of Ron Capps, you can see the red pilot chutes being deployed behind his car as he crosses the finish line at 311 mph.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 6400iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
With header flames pouring from the NAPA sponsored car of Ron Capps, you can see the red pilot chutes being deployed behind his car as he crosses the finish line at 311 mph.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f7.1, 1/200th, Manual Fireworks explode following the conclusion of NHRA qualifying for the Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f7.1, 1/200th, Manual
Fireworks explode following the conclusion of NHRA qualifying for the Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver Paul Lee walks away from his smoking car after an engine fire during qualifying for the Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel dragster driver Tony Schumacher greets fans during driver introductions prior to the Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways. The race marked the 400th start of his career along with his 1000th round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Tony Schumacher greets fans during driver introductions prior to the Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways. The race marked the 400th start of his career along with his 1000th round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Terry McMillen explodes an engine in a huge fireball alongside Shawn Langdon during round one of the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Terry McMillen explodes an engine in a huge fireball alongside Shawn Langdon during round one of the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual Contrails come from the rear wing on the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta after winning to advance to the final round.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f6.3, 1/1600th, Manual
Contrails come from the rear wing on the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta after winning to advance to the final round.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 3200iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual NHRA top dragster driver Monte Green (left) crashes alongside Don Kritzky during the semi finals of the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 3200iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual
NHRA top dragster driver Monte Green (left) crashes alongside Don Kritzky during the semi finals of the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 3200iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual The helmet of NHRA top dragster driver Don Kritzky hits the roll bar of his dragster as he crashes into the wall during the semi finals of the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 3200iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual
The helmet of NHRA top dragster driver Don Kritzky hits the roll bar of his dragster as he crashes into the wall during the semi finals of the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Rain falls as NHRA top fuel driver Morgan Lucas is hugged by his mother Charlotte Lucas after winning the family sponsored Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Rain falls as NHRA top fuel driver Morgan Lucas is hugged by his mother Charlotte Lucas after winning the family sponsored Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver John Force (near) races alongside teammate Robert Hight during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver John Force (near) races alongside teammate Robert Hight during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver T.J. Zizzo launches off the starting line in his new look Rust-Oleum sponsored dragster during qualifying.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver T.J. Zizzo launches off the starting line in his new look Rust-Oleum sponsored dragster during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/400th, Aperture Priority Todd Smith, crew chief for NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force holds his ears as she does a burnout past hime during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/400th, Aperture Priority
Todd Smith, crew chief for NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force holds his ears as she does a burnout past hime during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual Legendary top fuel driver Don Garlits sits in the cockpit of the original Swamp Rat 11 front engine dragster that took him to the famous 1967 US Nationals victory which resulted in him shaving his beard in the winners circle.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual
Legendary top fuel driver Don Garlits sits in the cockpit of the original Swamp Rat 11 front engine dragster that took him to the famous 1967 US Nationals victory which resulted in him shaving his beard in the winners circle.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett (left) races alongside Cory McClenathan during night time qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f5.6, 1/1000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett (left) races alongside Cory McClenathan during night time qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f5, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher raises his arm as he celebrates after winning the 100 thousand dollar Traxxas Shootout race at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f5, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher raises his arm as he celebrates after winning the 100 thousand dollar Traxxas Shootout race at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/640th, Manual Blake Gann works on the bike of his son, NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Shawn Gann (not pictured) in the teams trailer following qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/640th, Manual
Blake Gann works on the bike of his son, NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Shawn Gann (not pictured) in the teams trailer following qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Angie Smith poses for a photo with Kandy Magazine cheerleaders during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe
NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Angie Smith poses for a photo with Kandy Magazine cheerleaders during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual Crew members wait with NHRA pro stock driver Shane Tucker in the staging lanes during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual
Crew members wait with NHRA pro stock driver Shane Tucker in the staging lanes during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f3.2, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe NHRA  funny car driver Ron Capps sits strapped into the cockpit of his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f3.2, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe
NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps sits strapped into the cockpit of his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe You can see the intensity in the eyes of NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe
You can see the intensity in the eyes of NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe NHRA top fuel driver Khalid Albalooshi is surrounded by crew members as he warms up his Al-Anabi gold dragster in the pits prior to eliminations at the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe
NHRA top fuel driver Khalid Albalooshi is surrounded by crew members as he warms up his Al-Anabi gold dragster in the pits prior to eliminations at the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver T.J. Zizzo explodes an engine in a huge ball of fire alongside Bob Vandergriff Jr during round one of the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver T.J. Zizzo explodes an engine in a huge ball of fire alongside Bob Vandergriff Jr during round one of the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver T.J. Zizzo reacts after exploding an engine and losing in the first round one during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel dragster driver T.J. Zizzo reacts after exploding an engine and losing in the first round one during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash A happy Steve Johnson (right) congratulates and thanks Eddie Krawiec after his final round win locked Johnson into the playoffs.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
A happy Steve Johnson (right) congratulates and thanks Eddie Krawiec after his final round win locked Johnson into the playoffs.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA  top fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton celebrates with his crew after winning the biggest drag race on Earth.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton celebrates with his crew after winning the biggest drag race on Earth.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria (left) shares a quiet moment with her father John Paul DeJoria as they walk on the track hours after winning the US Nationals. It was the first time her father was in attendance for one of her victories.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Alien Bee Strobe
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria (left) shares a quiet moment with her father John Paul DeJoria as they walk on the track hours after winning the US Nationals. It was the first time her father was in attendance for one of her victories.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver Tony Pedregon (left) does a burnout during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Tony Pedregon (left) does a burnout during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Angelle Sampey announces her return to drag racing during a press conference prior to qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Angelle Sampey announces her return to drag racing during a press conference prior to qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f7.1, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority NHRA fans in the crowd during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f7.1, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
A family of NHRA fans in the crowd wear goofy hats during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f8, 1/1600th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Troy Coughlin slows in the shutdown area with the help of twin parachutes during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f8, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Troy Coughlin slows in the shutdown area with the help of twin parachutes during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual NHRA top fuel dragster driver T.J. Zizzo reacts after exploding an engine and losing in the first round one during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm with 1.4 converter (420mm), 1000iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Manual
Safety crews look on as NHRA pro stock driver V. Gaines flips over in his Kendall Oil sponsored Dodge Dart during eliminations at the Carolina Nationals. Gaines was uninjured in the accident.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority Crew members and officials look on as NHRA funny car drivers Chad Head (left) and Tony Pedregon launch off the starting line during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Crew members and officials look on as NHRA funny car drivers Chad Head (left) and Tony Pedregon launch off the starting line during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f9, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver Cruz Pedregon does a burnout beneath a gorgeous sky during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f9, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Cruz Pedregon does a burnout beneath a gorgeous sky during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 640iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Hector Arana Jr takes the top qualifying position during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm with 1.4 converter (840mm), 640iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Hector Arana Jr takes the top qualifying position during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority The sun sets as members from the NHRA tech department weigh the funny car of Alexis DeJoria following her second round qualifying pass at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
The sun sets as members from the NHRA tech department weigh the funny car of Alexis DeJoria following her second round qualifying pass at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f11, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock driver Dave Connolly celebrates with the trophy after winning the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f11, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock driver Dave Connolly celebrates with the trophy after winning the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual Heatwaves fill the air behind the top fuel dragster of Spencer Massey as he races down track in the final qualifying session at Maple Grove.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
Heatwaves fill the air behind the top fuel dragster of Spencer Massey as he races down track in the final qualifying session at Maple Grove.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f5.6, 1/200th, Manual The brand new 2015 Toyota Camry funny car of driver Del Worsham is unveiled to the fans in attendance at the NHRA Fanfest under the neon lights on Fremont Street.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f5.6, 1/200th, Manual
The brand new 2015 Toyota Camry funny car of driver Del Worsham is unveiled to the fans in attendance at the NHRA Fanfest under the neon lights on Fremont Street.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority A crew member wears a Gumby costume for Halloween as he watches NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Freddie Camarena do a burnout during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
A crew member wears a Gumby costume for Halloween as he watches NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Freddie Camarena do a burnout during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1600iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority The sun bathed mountains in the distance make a picturesque background as crew members stand alongside NHRA funny car driver Bob Tasca III during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1600iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
The sun bathed mountains in the distance make a picturesque background as crew members stand alongside NHRA funny car driver Bob Tasca III during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 1250iso, f7.1, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority A crew member wears a Halloween mask as he backs up NHRA funny car driver Cruz Pedregon during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 1250iso, f7.1, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
A crew member wears a Halloween mask as he backs up NHRA funny car driver Cruz Pedregon during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5, 1/400th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force (near) launches off the starting line in her special edition 2013 Rookie of the Year paint scheme alongside J.R. Todd during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force (near) launches off the starting line in her special edition 2013 Rookie of the Year paint scheme alongside J.R. Todd during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta (near) launches off the starting line alongside Troy Buff during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5.6, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta (near) launches off the starting line alongside Troy Buff during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority NHRA pro stock driver Deric Kramer flips over as he crashes during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Kramer was unhurt in the accident.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/200th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro stock driver Deric Kramer flips over as he crashes during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Kramer was unhurt in the accident.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett slows in the shutdown area beneath a picture perfect sunset during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett slows in the shutdown area beneath a picture perfect sunset during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA top alcohol dragster driver Ashley Sanford does a burnout in the semi finals during the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top alcohol dragster driver Ashley Sanford does a burnout in the semi finals during the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual Crew members push NHRA top fuel driver J.R. Todd towards the starting line during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual
Crew members push NHRA top fuel driver J.R. Todd towards the starting line 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.

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, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver Shane Westerfield slows in the shutdown area during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Shane Westerfield slows in the shutdown area during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f3.2, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority A dejected NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Angie Smith reacts after losing in the first round of eliminations of the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f3.2, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
A dejected NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Angie Smith reacts after losing in the first round of eliminations of the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan celebrates after clinching the 2014 funny car championship during the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. It is the second career championship for Hagan.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan celebrates after clinching the 2014 funny car championship during the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. It is the second career championship for Hagan.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority Detailed view of the NHRA championship trophy during the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
Detailed view of the NHRA championship trophy during the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens celebrates with the trophy after clinching the 2014 pro stock championship and winning the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens celebrates with the trophy after clinching the 2014 pro stock championship and winning the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f11, 1/60th, Manual with Studio Lights Dramatic look at the 2015 Dodge Charger funny car of NHRA driver Ron Capps at the race shop at Don Schumacher Racing.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f11, 1/60th, Manual with Studio Lights
Dramatic look at the 2015 Dodge Charger funny car of NHRA driver Ron Capps at the race shop at Don Schumacher Racing.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f13, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights NHRA top fuel dragster driver Antron Brown poses for a portrait at the race shop at Don Schumacher Racing.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f13, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Antron Brown poses for a portrait at the race shop at Don Schumacher Racing.

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.

That wraps up an awesome year of NHRA!

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