Mark J Rebilas Photograpy
23
Aug
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force (center) poses with her crew members for a selfie as they celebrate after winning the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Here are my favorite images from race 17 of the 24 race NHRA season.

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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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22
Jun
Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f4, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority View through a rose bush as NHRA top fuel driver Steve Torrence launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.


After being on the road for six consecutive weekends covering motorsports, I have fallen way behind in my blogging.  Here are my favorite images from the NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, NJ.  Continue on to see all the shots!

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31
May
Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority IndyCar Series drivers take the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers take the green flag during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Just returned home from my traditional Memorial Day weekend spent in Indiana covering my favorite motorsports event, the Indianapolis 500 for the 10th time. Continue on to see my 50 favorite images from the 100th edition of the greatest spectacle in racing.

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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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21
Mar
Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell (4) goes sideways sending a shower of sparks through the field of drivers during the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell (4) goes sideways sending a shower of sparks through the field of drivers during the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

After missing the last few years due to scheduling conflicts with NHRA I was finally able to get back to one of my favorite events to cover. The Daytona 500. Continue on to see all my favorite shots from the busy weekend of 200mph racing. Enjoy!

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