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2015 Duck Commander 500 from Texas Motor Speedway

You'll never forget this roar

This weekend’s Duck Commander 500 was a FANTASTIC race! Lots of great racing in the field — the battle between Harvick and Junior in the final laps was an absolute blast to watch.

Dad’s season ticket package included pit passes this year, so I got a few decent photos from down on the infield. Here they are. Enjoy!

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Pit Sign

Denny Hamlin - FedEx 11

Brad Keselowski -- Miller Lite 2

Joey Logano - Shell Pennzoil 22

Paul Menard - Quaker State 27

Pit Road

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Let’s go racing, boys!

Anatomy of a Flip

It’s been a while since I shared any of my racing photography. I’ll be going back to Texas Motorspeedway this weekend for the Duck Commander 500. Dad and I still go to the “Church of the Quad-Oval” pretty religiously, but I’ve been slacking in the photography department (in general, not just racing) lately.

I’ll try to be better about that.

I’ve been browsing through my archives, and thought I’d share a few of the gems I find. I’ll also be posting some previously unpublished stuff to the blog soon.

Falling Lone Star

Where to land?

PINK smoke?

Return of the Muchachos!

This gum tastes rubbery


Stripes, sans stars

I'm seeing triple

Jeff Burton at the "Trackside Live" set


Ken Schrader unfastens his HANS device


Kyle Petty

Rear end gear

Jeff Burton

Ready for Green

We need more fans like these

Flame Broiled

The pack heads in to turn 1

Kodachrome .... makes you think all the world is a sunny day, oh yeah.

Hit It Here Win a Prize!

Catch as Catch Can


Half round of wedge, please

Matt Kenseth Pit Stop


Brendan Gaughan spins across the infield grass at the O'Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway

Michael McDowell Crash Composite

It's pretty obvious who the fan favorite is...

Truck Night in Texas

Toyotas in Turn 4



The Trophy

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The Star Spangled Banner

The Star Spangled Banner by sidehike
The Star Spangled Banner, a photo by sidehike on Flickr.
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Metaphor for a season

Fireworks - Metaphor for a season

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… and the home of the brave! Play Ball!

... and the home of the brave. Play ball!

Opening Day is finally here! Here are some pics from The Rangers vs. Blue Jays.

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Cowboys Stadium

Cowboys Stadium


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Brendan Gaughan spins across the infield

More pics are race weekend continues…

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Daytona Pics

Three Wide on the Banks

This is a long overdue post.

After the Daytona 500 Dad and I drove back to Texas and I turned right around and headed to Kansas to help take care of my grandmother. I uploaded some of the pics to Flickr, but I never got around to posting them here. Sorry ’bout that!

Here are the pics from the truck race. There aren’t many of them. It was a little too dark to get much with the lens I was using. (Or just about any lens, for that matter.)

And here are the pics from the main event. The weather wasn’t cooperating, but I still got a few decent shots. (Although I would have had more had I not made a bigtime rookie mistake and ignored my settings as the sun set.)

Regardless, the race was a ton of fun. This is one of those things you HAVE to see in person at least once in your life.

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Pictures from Daytona: The Gatorade Duels

The Deuce is Loose
(View this one big HERE.)

My Dad and I were lucky enough to receive tickets to the Daytona 500 for Christmas. (Best. Mom. Ever!)

I’ve posted my pics from Thursday’s Gatorade Duels HERE.

Photos from Friday’s truck race may not make it up quite so quickly, since it’s a night race and we won’t likely make it back until late and we have to turn around and go back ridiculously early for the Nationwide race the next morning.

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Nostalgia Tuesday: Me, shirtless with a truck … Like a young Burt Reynolds

Me, shirtless, with trucks

I really did miss my calling as a beefcake model, didn’t I?

(I figure I’ve embarrassed mom enough for a while, it’s time to turn the scanner on myself.)