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Ferrari Challenge comes to VIR

Discussion in 'Sports Photography' started by davidfriend, May 20, 2007.

  1. I spent all yesterday at Virginia Intl Raceway for the awesome Ferrari Challenge event, including the Shell Historic Challenge featuring vintage Ferrari/Alfa Romeo race cars. It will take me a while to process all the photos from the Challenge race, but here are some of the historic race cars, enjoy!






    The astute observer will notice in the previous 2 photos, the driver is counter-steering to keep the car straight after exiting the 'oak tree' turn :) 

    And here is one of the Challenge race itself:

    it was also interesting to note that the vast majority of serious amateur photogs were shooting Nikon :) 
  2. bradystrib

    bradystrib Guest

    I shoot atleast 2-3 auto events a month for various websites/magazines. The number of Nikons is now starting to outnumber the grey lenses i see with media credentials. It's crazy considering how it was even just a year ago.

    Gorgeous shots btw....I almost went to that event but I was at Road Atlanta for the Formula Drift event.
  3. Very nice I have never had an oppurtunity to shot a racing event
  4. biggstr6


    Apr 26, 2005
    Nice .
    Man I wish I had checked thier schedule. I would have loved to have gone.
  5. BryanSpeed


    Feb 20, 2007
    N. Texas
    Sweet Vintage. those are images to cherish :) 
  6. Oldtime


    Jul 5, 2006
    Durham, NC
    David , looks like you had a nice day-- sweet cars and great shots under that harsh VIR light 5 and 6 are great
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