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Day 8: 10DRPC

Day 8 for my racetrack photo challenge from John Wiedemann of RacingNation.com and XtraLaps.com: Track: IMS road course configuration for IndyGP 2014. Before I met John on that rainy Friday in early May I was practicing my panning technique as the cars entered turn 3 and as the exited the slow right hand turn 4 and headed… Read more »

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Day 7: 10DRPC

Day 7/10 of my racetrack challenge: Another B/W photo for today and this imaged was captured at the unveiling of Ryan Hunter-Reay’s likeness on the Borg-Warner Trophy after he had won the Indy 500. The event was held inside the museum on the grounds of the Speedway in December of 2014. Going to the museum… Read more »

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Day 6: 10DRPC

Day 6: I love black and white photographs of people but one area you don’t see very many B/W images is in sports. On day one of this challenge I posted a B/W image of Jack Hawksworth which I really like but today is my absolute favorite B/W racing photograph that I have taken. It… Read more »

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Day 5: 10DRPC

Day 5 of 10 for my racetrack challenge: Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. ‘America’s National Park of Speed’ … I may know who coined that slogan even though he gets no credit for it, so I give him credit, great work John Wiedemann. Last August John Lindley and I drove up to RA to attend the IMSA… Read more »

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Day 4: 10DRPC

Day 4: Today’s image is from 2006 taken at the Columbus Kart Club in Columbus, IN.  The CKC track is located on the county fair grounds and is a ¼-mile or 1/5-mile dirt oval depending on the configuration. I started shooting CKC on a film SLR camera and this photo was from my first digital… Read more »

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Day 3: 10DRPC

Day 3: After meeting John Wiedemann in May of 2014 he was kind enough to request credentials for me to cover the 2014 Mid-Ohio IndyCar race in August, yes it happened that fast, for his site RacingNation.com. Fast forward to 7am August 1st to Lexington, Ohio or better known as the middle of nowhere Ohio. I was so excited… Read more »

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Day 2: 10DRPC

The Fans. Racing is entertainment and no matter how great your product is on the track or how friendly your drivers are or how spectacular the venue is, without fans there is nothing. Today’s image is of two young fans in front of the Pagoda at IMS and I happen to believe they are the… Read more »

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10 Day Racetrack Photo Challenge: Day 1

Awhile back on Facebook I was challenged to a 10 day racetrack photo challenge by John Wiedemann (Owner, operator, and editor in chief of RacingNation.com). Over the 10 days you were to share a photo with the story behind the image. I thoroughly enjoyed this challenge as it was great fun for me and so… Read more »

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Before & After 3.15.16

In this second installment of the B&A my Dad requested I do a few images from my R/C Fun Time post, so here you go Dad. 1.  For this photo I didn’t push it to make drastic changes except for going to B/W.  The reason I did go to B/W was because I thought that… Read more »

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SVRA

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association held their second event at the Brickyard last year and it was my first time attending a vintage race.  Thinking I knew what to expect for the one day I was able to shoot I wasn’t all that excited for the event.  Don’t get me wrong I love the classic… Read more »