Road America – IndyCar Edition

Road America. What else can I say other than that this place is awesome.  I could gush all about this historic track but I won’t.  To grasp how cool it is meet me there the first weekend of August for the IMSA Sportscars race and you will get it. This was the first time in… Read more »

The 100th Running of the Indy 500

The experience of attending a 500 is exhilarating in and of itself and add to that I get to photograph the event took this day to the stratosphere for me.  Like the rest of the month I was mainly shooting for XtraLaps.com and some images ran on RacingNation.com too.  With this being my first time shooting… Read more »

Qualifying Day 2: The Field is Set

Quick gallery of my favorites from Sunday’s qualifications.  Be sure to view all of them because the last half dozen or so images are in chronological order starting with Hinch leaving pit lane for his qualifying run to the scrum for the Indy 500 Pole winner, James Hinchcliffe. -amc

Qualifying Day 1

Day one of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 started off under light rain which delayed the start of practice but it turned into a beautiful May day.  With the delayed start and with daylight savings time in affect the decided to qualify until 7pm. Running from 6pm to 7pm had me excited because I knew… Read more »

Fast Friday

Fast Friday is the last practice day before qualifying and this year, like the previous few, the teams get extra boost so the speeds jumped 4-6 MPH.  As a fan it is very cool to see the guys and gals trim out (term for low downforce which also means the cars is even harder to… Read more »

IndyCar: GP of Indy

Here are my favorite images from the Angie’s List Grand Prix weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Check back soon for more images from the last weekend from the support series. -amc

Day 10 of 10DRPC

!0/10 of my racetrack photo challenge:  This being the last day of the challenge I wanted to share a celebration image from the USF 2000 podium from their Friday race at IMS. The champagne celebrations on road and street courses are a fun tradition that was started at the 24 Hours of Le Mans by… Read more »

Day 9: 10DRPC

Day 9: Friday night triple shot because well, I feel like breaking the rules and it is the eve of the 24 Hours of Daytona. These images are from the IMSA Sportscar Championship race on the Brickyard Super weekend from July 2014. This was my first time attending an IMSA race and it was a… Read more »

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 »

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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • New Logo

    If you have not noticed already I had a new logo designed (and active on the site this week) and I absolutely love it.  I worked with a super nice guy, Ben, that designed this logo for me.  He was great to work with and did an outstanding job with everything.  Thank you Ben!  This… Read more »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Time to Ride

    My boys love to ride anything with wheels (such as bicycles, scooters, and big wheels) and the faster it goes the bigger the smile.  When they set out to break a new track record I do my best to capture those precious moments and also practice my photography skills.  It is great fun and exercise… Read more »

  • Eagle Creek

    For those mornings I want to go photograph the sunrise I choose Eagle Creek Park on the west side of Indy.  When I am there I always feel like I am in any state but Indiana because of the beauty of the park with the water surrounded by steep wooded hills and the chatter of… Read more »

  • Scotland

    A few years ago I posted pictures of the book I created and had printed from my trip to Scotland but I never posted any of those images from the trip. Well, that changes today, and it should because it has only been eight plus years!  🙂  In fact it will be nine years ago… Read more »