25
Mar

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 125iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Exhaust smoke is backlit by the sun as NHRA top fuel driver  Leah Pritchett comes out of the shadows as she does a burnout during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. CLICK HERE TO ORDER PRINT

Here are all my favorite images from one of the crown jewel events on the NHRA series, the Gatornationals. Continue on to see all my best shots!

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03
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Terry Haddock has an engine fire in the first round of eliminations for the Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE IMAGE

Here are my favorite images from race two of the 2017 NHRA season, the Arizona Nationals.  Continue on to see all the shots!

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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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27
Jan

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro mod driver Dan Stevenson has an engine fire after an explosion during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville.

Time for my final Best of 2016 category with my best crash and burn shots of 2016. All drivers pictures walked away to race race again! Continue on to check them all out!

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26
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 10,000iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
West Virginia Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen is doused with Gatorade after defeating the Arizona State Sun Devils in the Cactus Bowl at Chase Field.

Next up in my Best of 2016 galleries are my best reaction shots of the year where the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat were on full display in 2016!

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19
Dec
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f13, 1/200th, Manual with Strobes The Venator Rocky Boot sponsored car of two time NHRA champion Matt Hagan during a portrait shoot at Don Schumacher Racing.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f13, 1/200th, Manual with Strobes
The Venator Rocky Boot sponsored car of two time NHRA champion Matt Hagan during a portrait shoot at Don Schumacher Racing. Click here to purchase print

Midway through December its time I get going with the 9th edition of my Best of the Year galleries.  Lets get things off to a fast start with all my favorite drag racing photos of 2016!

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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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03
Nov
Canon 1Dx MkII, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual Pedregon would nearly flip over backwards before the car would safely return to Earth. While Cruz picked up the win, the car was too damaged to return for the second round an hour later.

Canon 1Dx MkII, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
With 24 nitro funny cars on property for the NHRA Toyota Nationals I expected there to be some action but I certainly wasn’t expecting all the action in funny car that I ended up witnessing. Continue on to see all my favorite shots from a great weekend of racing in Las Vegas

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21
Oct
Canon 1Dx mk2, 16-35mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman leaps off his car as he celebrates after winning the Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 16-35mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Been so busy lately that I’ve neglected adding posts to my blog so Im going to try and post multiple blogs over the weekend. Here are my best shots from the NHRA playoff race in St. Louis.  Enjoy!

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06
Oct
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f4, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority The sun sets as NHRA funny car driver John Force (left) races alongside Ron Capps during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f4, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
From the better late than never department, here are all of my favorite images from the first race of the NHRA Playoffs in Charlotte!

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