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Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 640iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA top sportsman driver Phil Dion flips over in the sand trap in his Dodge Avenger car after his parachutes failed to deploy during eliminations at the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Dion walked away from the crash.

Here are all my top images from the 2017 NHRA drag racing season opening Winternationals from Pomona. Continue on to see them all!

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Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 200iso, f8, 1/200th, Manual with Strobes
NHRA top fuel driver Clay Millican poses for a portrait during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.   Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 200iso, f8, 1/200th, Manual with Strobes
16 time NHRA funny car world champion John Force poses for a portrait during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 200iso, f7.1, 1/200th, Manual with Strobes
NHRA funny car driver Jonnie Lindberg poses for a portrait during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 200iso, f8, 1/200th, Manual with Strobes
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher poses for a portrait during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/160th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force waits for a photo shoot to begin during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f2.8, 1/160th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force waits for a photo shoot to begin during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA drivers John Force , Courtney Force , Brittany Force and Robert Hight pose for a portrait during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

 

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 200iso, f9, 1/200th, Manual with Strobes
(From left) NHRA top fuel driver Brittany Force , funny car driver Courtney Force , Robert Hight and John Force pose for a portrait during media day at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

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Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro stock driver Tanner Gray during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver J.R. Todd launches off the starting line during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight drives a California Highway Patrol themed car during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 1000iso, f5, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA top sportsman driver Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Snyder-Ellingson is the owner of In-N-Out Burger company.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 640iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA top sportsman driver Phil Dion flips over in the sand trap in his Dodge Avenger car after his parachutes failed to deploy during eliminations at the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Dion walked away from the crash.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 640iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA top sportsman driver Phil Dion flips over in the sand trap in his Dodge Avenger car after his parachutes failed to deploy during eliminations at the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Dion walked away from the crash.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 640iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA top sportsman driver Phil Dion flips over in the sand trap in his Dodge Avenger car after his parachutes failed to deploy during eliminations at the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Dion walked away from the crash.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 640iso, f5, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA top sportsman driver Phil Dion flips over in the sand trap in his Dodge Avenger car after his parachutes failed to deploy during eliminations at the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Dion walked away from the crash.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
A member of the NHRA Safety Safari runs out of the path of pro stock driver Tom Huggins after his parachutes failed to deploy and he ended up in the sand trap during qualifying for the Winternationals.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
A trail of tire skid marks lead to the car of NHRA pro stock driver Tom Huggins as his Dodge sits in the sand trap after his parachutes failed to deploy during qualifying for the Winternationals.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f4, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
Crew members carry the damaged front clip from the car of NHRA pro stock driver Tom Huggins after his parachutes failed to deploy and he went into the sand trap during qualifying for the Winternationals.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 320iso, f4, 1/5000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Jim Campbell slows in the shutdown area during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Troy Coughlin Jr gets sideways in his dragster during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 1250iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Nitro Harley rider Andy Beauchemin in his Joker themed motorcycle slow in the Pomona shutdown area after a qualifying pass for the Winternationals.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 1250iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA nitro Harley rider Tii Tharpe locks up the front tire after crossing the finish line at 216 mph and nearly lays the bike down. Somehow Tii was able to keep the nitro Harley upright and bring it safely to a stop.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 1600iso, f5, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Troy Buff explodes an engine on fire during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 2000iso, f5, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett qualifies number one during qualifying for the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 500iso, f7.1, 1/1600th, Manual
Jacob Hood (left) and Noah Hood, the children of former NHRA funny car driver Ashley Force Hood sit in the grandstands as they watch eliminations for the NHRA Winternationals. Bet we see Jacob in a car a few years from now!    Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 400iso, f7.1, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett deploys her parachutes during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/60th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett (left) puts on her safety gear as Tony Schumacher stretches prior to getting into his car during the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f3.5, 1/5000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett races down track during the semi finals of the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 100-400mm, 1250iso, f11, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver Tony Schumacher (left) races alongside teammate Leah Pritchett during the semi final round of the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 100-400mm, 1250iso, f11, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan (left) nearly crosses the center line after opponent Ron Capps red lit in the semi finals of the Winternationals. After a few minute review, NHRA officials determined that Hagan did not cross the center line.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/5000th, Manual
NHRA pro stock winner Jason Line (right) slows in the shutdown area alongside teammate Greg Anderson in the final round of the Winternationals.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 100-400mm, 1250iso, f11, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan (right) defeats Courtney Force in a close final round match at the Winternationals.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/5000th, Manual
Overall view of Auto Club Raceway at Pomona and nearby Mount Baldy reflecting in a rain puddle at the top end of the track during the Winternationals.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett celebrates after winning the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett celebrates with her crew after winning the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett reacts as she looks at her her trophy as she celebrates after winning the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 250iso, f3.2, 1/5000th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett (right) dumps Mello Yello soda on the head of funny car winner Matt Hagan as they celebrate after winning the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett poses for a portrait as she celebrates after winning the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett poses for a portrait as she celebrates after winning the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

 

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f5.6, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobe
NHRA top fuel driver Leah Pritchett poses for a portrait as she celebrates after winning the Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.     Click here to purchase Print

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