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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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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05
Nov
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA rookie funny car driver Brandon Welch explodes an engine in flames alongside Jeff Arend during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA rookie funny car driver Brandon Welch explodes an engine in flames alongside Jeff Arend during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Here are my favorite images from a busy weekend of racing at the NHRA Toyota Nationals in Las Vegas.

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21
Oct
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher explodes an engine on fire during the Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher explodes an engine on fire during the Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

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09
Sep
Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman poses for a portrait with his two trophies after doubling up and winning the Traxxas Shootout and the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe
NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman poses for a portrait with his two trophies after doubling up and winning the Traxxas Shootout and the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Trying to be more timely with my blogs so here are my favorite images from this years NHRA US Nationals. While the temperatures made for a difficult weekend, there is something amazing about being up close when the drivers climb out of their cars at the top end as Indy champions. Continue on to see my best from the Bigger Go!

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28
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority NHRA top fuel dragster driver Morgan Lucas explodes an engine on fire during qualifying for the Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel dragster driver Morgan Lucas explodes an engine on fire during qualifying for the Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.

Here are my favorite images from one of the crown jewel races on the NHRA schedule, the Summernationals at Raceway Park in Englishtown.

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22
Jul
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority Heatwaves fill the air as NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan powers through the finish line during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
Heatwaves fill the air as NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan powers through the finish line during qualifying for the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Here are a few of my favorite shots from NHRA at Atlanta Dragway for the Southern Nationals. Enjoy!

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20
May
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps lights up the night sky with huge header flames as he launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps lights up the night sky with huge header flames as he launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Behind on blogs as usual so here are my favorite images from NHRA Spring Nationals near Houston, TX. Continue on to see all the shots!

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14
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/1250th, Manual

In the third round of NHRA top fuel dragster qualifying for the Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida, multi time top fuel champion Larry Dixon would ride out one of the scariest rides the sport has ever seen. Continue on to check out the incredible accident frame by frame.

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08
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 250iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Jeff Arend explodes a fuel tank causing a fire alongside Tommy Johnson Jr during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Arend was uninjured in the explosion.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 250iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jeff Arend explodes a fuel tank causing a fire alongside Tommy Johnson Jr during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Arend was uninjured in the explosion.

Race one of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Series kicked off at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona for the Winternationals. Continue on to check out all the highlights from race one of the 24 race season.

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