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May

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/15th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Will Power streaks through turn one during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

A few weeks ago the Verizon IndyCar Series raced on the one mile oval at Phoenix International Raceway. Continue on to see my best shots from the weekend!

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
A track safety team member gives a thumbs up as USAC Silver Crown series drivers head off pit road prior to their race.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal races through turn two during practice for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 320iso, f3.2, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Ed Jones pulls out of his pit box during practice for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/125th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Will Power practices pit stops prior to the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 640iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
A crew member for IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay carries a front wing through the garage during qualifying for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/160th, Manual with Flash
IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves celebrates with girlfriend Adriana Henao after winning the pole position during qualifying for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f5, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves celebrates after winning the pole position during qualifying for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f4, 1/5000th, Manual
USAC Silver Crown spotters watch their drivers from the roof above turn one.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/5000th, Manual
USAC Silver Crown race winner Bobby Santos celebrates in victory lane for the first time with his son.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
A crew member for IndyCar Series driver Will Power throws an air wrench as he the team practices pit stops prior to the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves greets fans prior to the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves (3) leads teammate Will Power (12) to the green flag during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers Mikhail Aleshin (7), Sebastien Bourdais (18) and Marco Andretti (27) crash on the first lap as James Hinchcliffe (5) goes low to avoid during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers Mikhail Aleshin (7), Sebastien Bourdais (18) and Marco Andretti (27) crash on the first lap as James Hinchcliffe (5) goes low to avoid during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers Mikhail Aleshin (7), Sebastien Bourdais (18) and Marco Andretti (27) crash on the first lap as James Hinchcliffe (5) goes low to avoid during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers Mikhail Aleshin (7), Sebastien Bourdais (18) and Marco Andretti (27) crash on the first lap as James Hinchcliffe (5) goes low to avoid during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti (27) crashes into the turn two wall during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Max Chilton (second from left) walks away after crashing during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series drivers Mikhail Aleshin (bottom left), and Marco Andretti (top right) after crashing on the first lap during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series safety crews clean up the wreckage from drivers Mikhail Aleshin (center), Marco Andretti (top right) and Max Chilton after crashing on the first lap during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves leads teammate Josef Newgarden through turn two during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Ed Jones leads a pack of cars through turn two during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
The setting sun illuminates the mountains as IndyCar Series drivers race through turn one during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 1600iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden races into turn one during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/125th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves powers into turn one during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud leads a pack of cars through turn four during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 1600iso, f3.5, 1/60th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly is illuminated by his steering wheel telemetry during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/15th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Will Power streaks through turn one during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Will Power pits during the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud takes the checkered flag to win the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud celebrates after winning the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f3.5, 1/200th, Manual with Flash
Confetti falls as IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud celebrates after winning the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f3.2, 1/200th, Manual with Flash
IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud (right) celebrates with crew members after winning the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway.

Next up are my best shots from NHRA in Topeka, KS before I fly to Indianapolis for the 101st Indianapolis 500! #myfavoriterace


 
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