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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  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • R/C Fun Time

    My boys and I dusted off the Traxxas Slash 4×4 a few weeks back and we had a blast tearing around the cul-de-sac.  After running through a couple of batteries we decided to take some photos of the truck kicking up the gravel at the end of my driveway.  Before I mentioned to the boys about… Read more »

  • Mid-Ohio 2015

    For my second trip to Mid-Ohio I was even more excited but not nearly as nervous as my first trip.  Knowing the track layout and visual lines of most of the track helped prepare me for a much higher success rate of capturing images. I didn’t disappoint myself.  Here are a few of my favorites… Read more »

  • Before and After

    If you have ever wondered what the photographs I capture look like straight from the camera, then this is the perfect post.  The ‘Before and After’ posts will be just that, the original unedited image and the final finished image. I plan on doing these from time to time to show the edits I make… Read more »

  • Road America 2015 TURDOR Sportscars

    Road America is located in beautiful Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.  The track is huge at over four miles in length with many hills and stairs to climb as you walk around the massive park.  I use the word park because this track is like going to a state or national park and finding a race track… Read more »

  • Borg-Warner Trophy

    A cool and new event that is held in December is that years winner of the Indy 500 likeness is unveiled on the Borg-Warner Trophy.  On December 3 of 2014 I was able to attend Ryan Hunter-Reay’s ceremony and photographed the event for RacingNation.com and below is a sample of the images I captured. -amc

  • Tudor IMSA Sportscar Championship at the Brickyard

    My first time attending a sportscar race and it is safe to say I was hooked before the race even started.  What a great Friday evening at the Brickyard!   -amc

  • May 2013

    A small collection of images from May 2013.  No matter the conditions or the images I capture I always enjoy the days I am able to spend at the greatest racetrack in the world.   -amc

  • Mid-Ohio 2014

    A few images from my first credentialed race weekend. Friday and Saturday photos from all support series. Friday and Saturday images from IndyCar. Race Day Galleries: IndyCar