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!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Danica Patrick is all smiles prior to climbing into her car to qualify for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f3.5, 1/200th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr walks to his car prior to qualifying for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr prepares to put on his helmet before qualifying for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr prepares to climb into his car during qualifying for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f4.5, 1/160th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr reacts after losing the pole position in the final seconds of qualifying for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
A skydiver flies in with the American flag prior to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Chase Briscoe does a burnout as he celebrates after winning the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the first victory of his NASCAR career.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 800iso, f4.5, 1/125th, Manual
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell does a burnout past his crew as he celebrates after clinching the 2017 championship during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homstead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell celebrates with a burnout after clinching the 2017 championship during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell celebrates after clinching the 2017 championship during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell celebrates after clinching the 2017 championship during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homstead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f4, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell (left) celebrates with team owner Kyle Busch after clinching the 2017 championship during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f4, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell celebrates with the trophy after clinching the 2017 championship during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Chase Briscoe celebrates with the bulky trophy after winning the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway for his first career NASCAR victory.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 400iso, f4, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr drives through the garage during practice for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 800iso, f4, 1/500th, Aperture Priority
Crew members work on the car of NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr in the garage during practice for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr signs autographs for fans in the garage during practice for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Ty Majeski (60) pits with the rest of the field during the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 1000iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Cole Custer (00) races alongside Sam Hornish Jr (22) during a green flag restart during the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver William Byron (9) passes Elliott Sadler (1) as he hits the wall in turn four during the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Cole Custer (00) celebrates with a burnout after winning the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the first victory of his Xfinity Series career.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Elliott Sadler (left) confront Ryan Preece after failing to win the championship for the second year in a row at the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f3.5, 1/250th, Manual
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver William Byron celebrates after clinching the 2017 championship during the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr is mobbed by fans as he signs autographs on his way to the drivers meeting prior to the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
Detailed view of the ridiculously large Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship trophy.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr greets the fans as he walks in front of the front stretch crowd prior to his final career race at the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski greets fans at driver introductions prior to the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR championship drivers (from left) Brad Keselowski , Kyle Busch , Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr pose next to the championship trophy prior to the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (580mm), 250iso, f4, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr greets crew members as he slowly drives down pit road prior to the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
Overall view as NASCAR drivers take the green flag to begin the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (580mm), 250iso, f4, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr pits during the first round of pit stops in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4.5, 1/8000th, Manual
NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth races into turn one through some fun light pockets during the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
The field of NASCAR Cup Series drivers are backlit by the setting sun as Martin Truex Jr leads the field down the backstretch on a restart during the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f4.5, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver David Starr (66) drives down the apron after blowing a tire during the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1600iso, f3.2, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
The sun sets in the background as NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski races into turn three during the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/320th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Ty Dillon pits late in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. crosses the finish line to win the 2017 NASCAR Cup Championship and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. celebrates with a burnout after winning the 2017 NASCAR Cup Championship and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr blows a tire as he does a burnout while celebrating clinching the 2017 championship and winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in victory lane after winning the 2017 NASCAR Cup Championship and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in victory lane after winning the 2017 NASCAR Cup Championship and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f5.6, 1/160th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. celebrates winning the NASCAR Cup Championship and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f5, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (left) congratulates Martin Truex Jr. as he celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Championship and the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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.


 
Posted in Florida, NASCAR, Racing, Sports   Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Check out my Facebook page devoted my photography where I routinely share my favorite photos from each shoot as well as favorite photos from the past. Click the below banner to check it out. Be sure to "like" the page so you can be kept up to date on all the events I am doing!