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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31
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 200iso, f3.5, 1/4000th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher slows in the shutdown area after picking up the 82nd victory of his career at the Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 200iso, f3.5, 1/4000th, Manual

Here is a look at my favorite images from last weeks NHRA event at Bandimere Speedway near Denver. Continue on to see them all!

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23
May
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f4.5, 1/3200th, Manual

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f4.5, 1/3200th, Manual

During the semi final round of eliminations at the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka, veteran funny car driver Tim Wilkerson would lose control of his Ford Mustang right off the starting line.  Continue on to see the full sequence!

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18
May
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver John Hale explodes the carbon fiber body off his car during the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Hale was uninjured.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual

During round one of eliminations at the NHRA Southern Nationals, funny car driver John Hale would experience his first carbon fiber body tossing explosion of his drag racing career.  Continue on to see the shot by shot sequence!

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02
May
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Terry McMillen explodes an engine on fire during the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
In the first pair of cars down the track on the final day of the NHRA Spring Nationals, top fuel dragster driver Terry McMillen experienced one of the biggest explosions in the last couple decades in his Amalie Motor Oil sponsored dragster. Continue on to see the entire sequence frame by frame…

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30
Apr
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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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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04
Jan
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f7.1, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights The funny car of NHRA driver Jack Beckman reflects off a puddle of rain during preseason testing at Palm Beach International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 320iso, f7.1, 1/200th, Manual with Studio Lights
The funny car of NHRA driver Jack Beckman reflects off a puddle of rain during preseason testing at Palm Beach International Raceway. Click here to purchase print.

2015 was a great year for photos of my favorite sport, Drag Racing!  Continue on to see all my best drag racing shots from 2015!

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17
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus (center) is dunked with powerade and ice by pitcher Dallas Keuchel (left) and shortstop Carlos Correa after hitting two home runs in the victory over the Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus (center) is dunked with powerade and ice by pitcher Dallas Keuchel (left) and shortstop Carlos Correa after hitting two home runs in the victory over the Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Looks like its that time of year for my eighth annual Best of galleries which highlight various sports and themes from my busy year of photography. First up are my favorite reaction shots which shows happiness, sadness and all sorts of moods in between. Continue on to check them out!

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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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