12
Feb

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual

As if the weekend for the John Force family hadn’t been enough with John Force’s wild qualifying explosion that sent him to the hospital, during the first round of eliminations at the season opening NHRA Winternationals, reining World Champion Brittany Force would ride out a wild crash in her Monster Energy sponsored dragster that would have Brittany bouncing off both walls before getting upside down and then on fire. Continue on to see the crash from start to finish through the lens of my Canon 1dx mk2….

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09
Feb

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 400iso, f5, 1/4000th, Manual

During the second round of qualifying on the opening day of the NHRA season, funny car driver John Force would go for a wild ride after enduring a big explosion during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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08
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f3.5, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force (left) and pro stock motorcycle rider Eddie Krawiec celebrate after winning the 2017 world championships at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Check out all my favorite shots from the season ending NHRA Finals from Pomona!

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05
Oct

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 12,800iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett (right) explodes an engine alongside teammate Tony Schumacher as she takes the number one qualifying position during qualifying for the Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway.

Heres my favorite shots from NHRA Sonoma. Continue on to check them out!

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27
Feb

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 640iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA top sportsman driver Phil Dion flips over in the sand trap in his Dodge Avenger car after his parachutes failed to deploy during eliminations at the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Dion walked away from the crash.

Here are all my top images from the 2017 NHRA drag racing season opening Winternationals from Pomona. Continue on to see them all!

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30
Nov
Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/320th, Manual with Strobes NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps (left) and top fuel driver Antron Brown pose for a portrait with their world championship trophies after clinching their class championships during the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/320th, Manual with Strobes
Here are my favorite shots from the final race of the NHRA season at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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01
Aug
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.5, 1/400th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett lights up the Sonoma sky as she launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.5, 1/400th, Manual
Trying to get better about posting my NHRA blogs in a more timely manner so here are my favorite images from a solid weekend of shooting NHRA at one of my favorite tracks Sonoma!  Continue on to see all the shots.

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18
Feb
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver John Force (left) races alongside Ron Capps during Saturday night qualifying in Pomona.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver John Force (left) races alongside Ron Capps during Saturday night qualifying in Pomona.

The first race of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Series is in the book following a great season opener in Pomona. Continue on to see all my favorites from the weekend!

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09
Feb
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) looks at the Vince Lombardi Trophy as he celebrates after defeating the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual
Was fortunate enough to photograph my eighth career Super Bowl this weekend near San Francisco between the offensive powerhouse Carolina Panthers led by MVP Cam Newton against the stout defense of the Peyton Manning led Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50.  Continue on to see my favorite images from the big game!

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18
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver Tim Gibbons has a fire after blowing an engine during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Gibbons was uninjured.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Tim Gibbons has a fire after blowing an engine during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Gibbons was uninjured.

Sitting in Austin, TX on a layover to my trip to Miami, FL for NASCAR gave me some time to throw together a post of my favorite images from the final event of the 2015 NHRA season. Continue on to check them out!

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