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Trip to Las Vegas Motor Speedway - NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Race (Click on any image to load a larger copy)
Introduction
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Photo Info
I used a Fuji FinePix S9000 9 Megapixel Digital Camera. The images were cleaned up a bit with Adobe PhotoShop Elements (To correct the color balance). Additional Camera Information

FOX TV announcer Jeff Hammond at the Speed Channel truck signing autographs Pit Lane open to fans before the race started Fans gather in Pit Lane to hear a talk
FOX TV announcer Jeff Hammond at the Speed Channel truck signing autographs Pit Lane open to fans before the race started Fans gather in Pit Lane to hear a talk
Bank Of America had a hospitality tent between Turn 4 and Pit Lane Drivers gathering behind the stage for Driver Introductions The new Neon Garage where fans can see the cars being worked on
Bank Of America had a hospitality tent between Turn 4 and Pit Lane Drivers gathering behind the stage for Driver Introductions The new Neon Garage where fans can see the cars being worked on
Pit Crews standing at attention for the US National Anthem Large American flag in the stand next to mine The USAF Thunderbirds coming over to the race track for a display
Pit Crews standing at attention for the US National Anthem Large American flag in the stand next to mine The USAF Thunderbirds coming over to the race track for a display
Cars are leaving Pit Lane after being give the command 'Gentleman, Start your Engines' Cars behind the Pace Car for the last time before the Green Flag is thrown The Race has begun with the #9 Dodge Charger driven by Kasey Kahne in the lead
Cars are leaving Pit Lane after being give the command 'Gentleman, Start your Engines' Cars behind the Pace Car for the last time before the Green Flag is thrown The Race has begun with the #9 Dodge Charger driven by Kasey Kahne in the lead
Cars entering Turn 3 with the Thunderbirds in the background The Thunderbirds doing another pass over the track The Thunderbirds breaking off so they can land at the nearby Nellis Air Force Base
Cars entering Turn 3 with the Thunderbirds in the background The Thunderbirds doing another pass over the track The Thunderbirds breaking off so they can land at the nearby Nellis Air Force Base
Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - starting to change right side tires Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - mid way through changing right side tires Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - starting to change left side tires with the jack man going around the car
Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - starting to change right side tires Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - mid way through changing right side tires Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - starting to change left side tires with the jack man going around the car
Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - near the end of changing left side tires and refueling the car everything in less than 20 seconds Pit Road can be busy when all the cars come in Pit Crew members at the Gas Station in the infield getting more fuel
Pit Stop in the #21 Ford Fusion driven by Jon Woods - near the end of changing left side tires and refueling the car everything in less than 20 seconds Pit Road can be busy when all the cars come in Pit Crew members at the Gas Station in the infield getting more fuel
The #9 Dodge Charger driven by Kasey Kahne limping into the pits after wrecking in Turn 2 One of the last restarts of the race with the #48 Car in the lead, followed by the #24, #01, #11, #17, #12, #1, #99, and #19 Last Lap with #48 in the lead with #24 and #20 following him
The #9 Dodge Charger driven by Kasey Kahne limping into the pits after wrecking in Turn 2 One of the last restarts of the race with the #48 Car in the lead, followed by the #24, #01, #11, #17, #12, #1, #99, and #19 Last Lap with #48 in the lead with #24 and #20 following him
The #48 Lowe's Monte Carlo driven by Jimmie Johnson wins the race The #48 Car gets congratulated by his competitors The #48 Car does a victory burn-out
The #48 Lowe's Monte Carlo driven by Jimmie Johnson wins the race The #48 Car gets congratulated by his competitors The #48 Car does a victory burn-out
The #48 Car head off to Victory Lane

The #48 Car head off to Victory Lane

Last Updated on January 2, 2009 Images and Text © 2007 Andrew Patton - Copyright Information