This year the LOORS racing crew got several new television contracts, good for them, not so good for the still photographers covering the series. With all the additional television coverage and safety concerns everyone has been moved out of the infield photo positions meaning we are only allowed to shoot from just outside the track. Don’t get me wrong, I understand the safety concerns and would rather be allowed to shoot from just outside the track then be killed by a truck or buggy flying into one of the photo position.
Having said that, there are some additional challenges to getting good clean shots from just outside the track and with some tracks that challenge is even greater due to very distracting backgrounds and harsh mid-day lighting conditions during the race.
I didn’t say that makes our job any less fun, just makes things a little more of a challenge. On with the results.
RJ Anderson rips up the track during practice in his Pro Lite Unlimited Monster Energy sponsored Dodge.
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Matt Cook searching for the limits of his Toyo Tires in Friday’s practice session.
Of course you can’t forget Brian Deegan in his Metal Mulisha, Rockstar Energy/Makita Tools sponsored Ford.
Pro 2 Unlimited driver Robby Woods watches from the stands to check track conditions for his upcoming race.
Rob MacCachren puts down the power through the final turn in his Pro 2 Unlimited practice session.
Carl Renezeder works the perfect barrel-roll during the Pro 2 Unlimited race hoping for “style points” rather than track position.
Kyle LeDuc has been taking the top podium spot at every race and this day would be no different.
Pro Buggy Unlimited driver Steven Greinke works hard for a podium spot during the race.
Doug Fortin take home top honors on Saturday in the Pro Buggy Unlimited class.