29
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority

During the second round of eliminations at the NHRA Gatornationals I would witness one of the rarest things that can happen in the sport when funny car drivers Robert Hight and Matt Hagan would BOTH blow the bodies off their cars in spectacular fiery explosions.   Continue on to see my view of something I can almost guarantee that I will never witness for the rest of my life!

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22
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 250iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority

During the second round of qualifying at the 49th annual NHRA Gatornationals, funny car drive John Force would suffer his third major body destroying explosion of the year in his Peak Auto sponsored Chevy.

Continue on to see the full sequence!

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26
Feb

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Manual

During the second round of eliminations of the NHRA Arizona Nationals, living legend John Force would suffer a massive engine explosion before losing control and crashing with opponent Jonnie Lindberg. Continue on to see all the shots from this breathtaking incident.

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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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26
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Daniel Descalso is doused with gatorade after hitting a walk off home run in the thirteenth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field.

Time for all my favorite reactions of 2017, featuring the highs and lows of being an athlete. Continue on!

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21
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/125th, Manual
Big flames pour from the header pipes on the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta as he does a burnout during qualifying for the Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park.

Its finally that time of year where I put together my Best of the Year blog posts for the various sports I shoot throughout the year.  First up are my Best Drag Racing photos of 2017. Enjoy!

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13
Dec

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f5, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in victory lane with champagne after winning the 2017 NASCAR Cup Championship and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

A few weeks ago NASCAR closed out its 2017 season in Miami to decide the champions across the three series. That always makes this race a big one to cover but this year it would be magnified by the retirements of three stars of the sport; Dale Earnhardt Jr, Matt Kenseth and Danica Patrick (kinda). Continue on to see all my shots from the weekend!

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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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24
Nov

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver J.R. Todd celebrates with his crew after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Heres all my favorite shots from the biggest race of the NHRA season, the US Nationals!  Continue on to check it out

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