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Sep
Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Sparks fly from the header pipes as they grind the pavement as NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight attempts to get back into his lane alongside Dave Richards.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Sparks fly from the header pipes as they grind the pavement as NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight attempts to get back into his lane alongside Dave Richards.

Heres a look back on my favorite photos from the 2016 NHRA US Nationals!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/800th, Aperture Priority NHRA pro mod driver Justin Shearer, also known as "Big Chief" from the Discovery Channel television show Street Outlaws during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro mod driver Justin Shearer, also known as “Big Chief” from the Discovery Channel television show Street Outlaws during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f4, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority Detailed view of the shadows from the wheelie bars on the pro mod of NHRA driver Mike Janis.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 640iso, f4, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
Detailed view of the shadows from the wheelie bars on the pro mod of NHRA driver Mike Janis in the staging lanes.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority NHRA pro mod driver Khalid Albalooshi does a burnout past starting line officials during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro mod driver Khalid Albalooshi does a burnout past starting line officials during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f4, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority The hood scoop from the car of NHRA pro mod driver Khalid Albalooshi breaks into pieces after flying off at speed during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f4, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
The hood scoop from the car of NHRA pro mod driver Khalid Albalooshi breaks into pieces after flying off at speed during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual NHRA pro stock driver Jason Line does a burnout beneath a gorgeous sunset during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual
NHRA pro stock driver Jason Line does a burnout beneath a gorgeous sunset during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual Papa Johns pizza founder John Schnatter (near) races alongside NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett during a charity match race prior to qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual
Papa Johns pizza founder John Schnatter (near) races alongside NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett during a charity match race prior to qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/13th, Aperture Priority “Papa John” Schnatter, founder of Papa Johns Pizza sits in his gold 1971 Camaro as he is towed back to the pits following to a charity race against NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. Papa John’s and DSR put up $10,000 each for Riley’s Hospital for Children, adding $20,000 to funds already raised through pizza sales earlier in the day.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/13th, Aperture Priority
“Papa John” Schnatter, founder of Papa Johns Pizza sits in his gold 1971 Camaro as he is towed back to the pits following to a charity race against NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. Papa John’s and DSR put up $10,000 each for Riley’s Hospital for Children, adding $20,000 to funds already raised through pizza sales earlier in the day.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f4, 1/125th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Chad Head launches off the starting line in his Stand-21 themed Toyota during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f4, 1/125th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Chad Head launches off the starting line in his Stand-21 themed Toyota during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/400th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria launches off the starting line in her first run back from missing two races with a broken pelvis suffered in a Sonoma crash last month.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria launches off the starting line in her first run back from missing two races with a broken pelvis suffered in a Sonoma crash last month.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/320th, Manual In a battle of champions, NHRA funny car driver Del Worsham (near) races alongside Jack Beckman during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/320th, Manual
In a battle of champions, NHRA funny car driver Del Worsham (near) races alongside Jack Beckman during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Aperture Priority Crew chief Rahn Tobler points at driver Ron Capps as he prepares to stage the NAPA Auto Parts funny car during Friday night qualifying.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Aperture Priority
Crew chief Rahn Tobler points at driver Ron Capps as he prepares to stage the NAPA Auto Parts funny car during Friday night qualifying.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/250th, Manual James Daniels launches off the starting line on his way to victory in the Mopar Hemi Challenge during the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/250th, Manual
James Daniels launches off the starting line on his way to victory in the Mopar Hemi Challenge during the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/400th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett launches off the starting line in her Papa Johns Pizza sponsored dragster during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett launches off the starting line in her Papa Johns Pizza sponsored dragster during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/160th, Aperture Priority Race fans get an up close view as NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta warms up his car in the pits at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/160th, Aperture Priority
Race fans get an up close view as NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta warms up his car in the pits at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority Detailed view as smoke comes from the header pipes on the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
Detailed view as smoke comes from the header pipes on the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Steve Torrence waits in the staging lanes for his turn to race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Steve Torrence waits in the staging lanes for his turn to race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority A sold out crowd of fans look on during professional qualifying at the NHRA US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
A sold out crowd of fans look on during professional qualifying at the NHRA US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual The Mac Tools dragster of Doug Kalitta is towed past the sold out crowd back to the pits after a qualifying pass.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual
The Mac Tools dragster of Doug Kalitta is towed past the sold out crowd back to the pits after a qualifying pass.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock driver Aaron Strong celebrates after winning the postponed final round from the Seattle race that was rescheduled to run during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock driver Aaron Strong celebrates after winning the postponed final round from the Seattle race that was rescheduled to run during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver J.R. Todd (left) races alongside Morgan Lucas during qualifying for the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver J.R. Todd (left) races alongside Morgan Lucas during qualifying for the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/800th, Aperture Priority NHRA top fuel driver Morgan Lucas climbs from his car after blowing an engine and oiling the track at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver Morgan Lucas climbs from his car after blowing an engine and oiling the track at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning $100,000.00 in the Traxxas Shooutout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning $100,000.00 in the Traxxas Shooutout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates with the $100,000.00 check after winning the Traxxas Shooutout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 800iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates with the $100,000.00 check after winning the Traxxas Shooutout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria at speed during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria at speed during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual During Saturday night qualifying I would be following funny car driver Dave Richards when his opponent Robert Hight suffered a body shattering explosion. Note the orange glow on the left as Hight blows up.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
During Saturday night qualifying I would be following funny car driver Dave Richards when his opponent Robert Hight suffered a body shattering explosion. Note the orange glow on the left as Hight blows up.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Right about here I realize I just missed something big as sparks, flames and pieces enter my frame.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Right about here I realize I just missed something big as sparks, flames and pieces enter my frame.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual As Dave Richards caught up to Hight it allowed me to get some images of the moments after the explosion.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
As Dave Richards caught up to Hight it allowed me to get some images of the moments after the explosion.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Finally I have my focus locked on Hight as he heads across the centerline towards Dave Richards.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Finally I have my focus locked on Hight as he heads across the centerline towards Dave Richards.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Despite the parachutes automatically deploying after the body left the car, Hight had difficulties calming the bouncing car down as it head to the left.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Despite the parachutes automatically deploying after the body left the car, Robert Hight had difficulties calming the bouncing car down as it head to the left.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Sparks fly from the header pipes as they grind the pavement as NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight attempts to get back into his lane alongside Dave Richards.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Sparks fly from the header pipes as they grind the pavement as NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight attempts to get back into his lane alongside Dave Richards.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual As I shot this I assumed the two cars had collided judging by all the sparks that were flying.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
As I shot this I assumed the two cars had collided judging by all the sparks that were flying.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual Luckily Robert Hight would not make contact with Dave Richards. Hight would be uninjured and return the next morning with a brand new car to race.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Luckily Robert Hight would not make contact with Dave Richards. Hight would be uninjured and return the next morning with a brand new car to race.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f4, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority Crew members watch as NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Steve Gasparelli launches off the starting line during the second round of eliminations at the US Nationals

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f4, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
Crew members watch as NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Steve Gasparelli launches off the starting line during the second round of eliminations at the US Nationals

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f4, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority The Donald Trump themed Camaro of NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Clint Thompson launches off the starting line at Lucas Oil Raceway. After winning his first round matchup, the Trump car would be eliminated in the second round by a foreigner.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f4, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
The Donald Trump themed Camaro of NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Clint Thompson launches off the starting line at Lucas Oil Raceway. After winning his first round matchup, the Trump car would be eliminated in the second round by a foreigner.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens sits strapped into her car during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens sits strapped into her car during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria (right) walks with father John Paul DeJoria to her car during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria (right) walks with father John Paul DeJoria to her car during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver Tim Wilkerson (center) stands with crew members as the national anthem plays during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver Tim Wilkerson (center) stands with crew members as the national anthem plays during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority Detailed view of damage to the car of NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps after crashing during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f2.8, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
Detailed view of damage to the car of NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps after crashing during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps heads back to the pits after crashing during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Ron Capps heads back to the pits after crashing into the sand trap during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f4.5, 1/800th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Jim Campbell does a burnout during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f4.5, 1/800th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jim Campbell does a burnout during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Del Worsham launches off the starting line in his DHL/Mello Yello themed Camry during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f4.5, 1/1000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Del Worsham launches off the starting line in his DHL/Mello Yello themed Camry during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett sits beneath her protective canopy as she waits to race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett sits beneath her protective canopy as she waits to race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan (right) alongside Courtney Force during the second round of the Traxxas Shootout at the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 320iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan (right) alongside Courtney Force during the second round of the Traxxas Shootout at the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force celebrates after winning the Traxxas Shootout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force celebrates after winning the Traxxas Shootout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force celebrates with the trophy after winning the Traxxas Shootout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force celebrates with the trophy after winning the Traxxas Shootout speciality race during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Clay Millican celebrates being the number one qualifier during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Clay Millican celebrates being the number one qualifier during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority NHRA top fuel driver J.R. Todd (left) races alongside Morgan Lucas as the first pair of cars during round one of eliminations of the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver J.R. Todd (left) races alongside Morgan Lucas as the first pair of cars during round one of eliminations of the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority NHRA top fuel driver T.J. Zizzo races alongside the parachute from the dragster of Antron Brown during the first round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver T.J. Zizzo races alongside the parachute from the dragster of Antron Brown during the first round of eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority NHRA top fuel driver T.J. Zizzo (near) gets very close to Antron Brown in the shutdown area at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver T.J. Zizzo (near) gets very close to Antron Brown in the shutdown area at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Manual Here is what 1/1000th of a second looks like as Matt Smith (near) would come up just short to L.E. Tonglet during round one of pro stock motorcycle eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Manual
Here is what 1/1000th of a second looks like as Matt Smith (near) would come up just short to L.E. Tonglet during round one of pro stock motorcycle eliminations.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Antron Brown surrounded by crew members as they wait for the call to fire the 12 thousand horsepower engine during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Antron Brown surrounded by crew members as they wait for the call to fire the 12 thousand horsepower engine during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual Dustin Cowen , crew member for NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta, holds his ears as the car does a burnout during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual
Dustin Cowen , crew member for NHRA top fuel driver Doug Kalitta, holds his ears as the car does a burnout during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f9, 1/640th, Manual Team owner Connie Kalitta sits on the wall as he watches his driver J.R. Todd race during the second round of the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f9, 1/640th, Manual
Team owner Connie Kalitta sits on the wall as he watches his driver J.R. Todd race during the second round of the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher sits in his car alongside crew members during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher sits in his car alongside crew members during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f7.1, 1/800th, Manual Team owner Connie Kalitta pumps his fist as he watches his driver Del Worsham advance to the semi finals of the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f7.1, 1/800th, Manual
Team owner Connie Kalitta pumps his fist as he watches his driver Del Worsham advance to the semi finals of the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher does a burnout during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher does a burnout during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro stock driver Chris McGaha does a burnout in his Chevrolet Camaro during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro stock driver Chris McGaha does a burnout in his Chevrolet Camaro during the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Jonnie Lindberg celebrates atop his Camaro after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top alcohol funny car driver Jonnie Lindberg celebrates atop his Camaro after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Andrew Hines celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock motorcycle rider Andrew Hines celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA pro stock driver Chris McGaha celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA pro stock driver Chris McGaha celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority An angry Allen Johnson looks at his time slip as race winner Chris McGaha celebrates with Steve Johnson following the final round of the US Nationals.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
An angry Allen Johnson looks at his time slip as race winner Chris McGaha celebrates with Steve Johnson following the final round of the US Nationals.

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

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

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the US Nationals for a record 10 times at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the US Nationals for a record 10 times at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f4.5, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority NHRA pro stock motorcycle winner Andrew Hines celebrates with his son Declan on the podium after his big win.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f4.5, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro stock motorcycle winner Andrew Hines celebrates with his son Declan on the podium after his big win.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f4.5, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority Confetti falls as NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f4.5, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
Confetti falls as NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher celebrates after winning the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Aperture Priority Tony Schumacher walks away with his Wally trophy during winners circle festivities.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Aperture Priority
Tony Schumacher walks away with his Wally trophy during winners circle festivities.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Flash NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher poses for a portrait with his trophies after winning the US Nationals and the Traxxas Shootout at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher poses for a portrait with his trophies after winning the US Nationals and the Traxxas Shootout at Lucas Oil Raceway.


 
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