2003 Photos of the Week Archive
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1/19/03 - F1: Italy
Annual Ferrari ski outing - sideways on ice
 
Photo Credit: Ferrari

F1: Barcelona

Allan McNish tests for Renault
Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images


IRL: Indianapolis
The new Target Ganassi G-Force 
Photo by Robert Laberge Getty Images

IRL: Indianapolis
The new Target Ganassi teammates Scot Dixon and Tomas Scheckter 
Photo by Robert Laberge Getty Images
 
1/26/03 - CART: Laguna Seca
Paul Tracy locks wheel in his new ride

Photo Credit: ©2002, Dan Boyd/LAT, courtesy of CART

 CART: Laguna Seca
Tagliani locks wheels at top of Corkscrew
 
Photo Credit: ©2002, Dan Boyd/LAT, courtesy of CART

F1: Barcelona
Jacques Villeneuve tries out new BAR Honda
 
Photo Credit: Honda

F1: Barcelona

Michael Schumacher broke the lap record in last years car
Photo: Ferrari


Rally: Monte Carlo

Markko Martin in the Ford Focus.  Note suicidal spectators 
Photo by McKleinLAT


2/9/03 - CART: Sebring
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch talks to Michel Jourdain Jr. and Paul Tracy prior to Busch driving Jourdain's Champ Car

Photo Credit: Paul Strak/Players

 CART: Sebring
Former F1 men: Mika Salo talks to Craig Pollock
 
Photo Credit: ©2002, Gavin Lawrence/LAT, courtesy of CART

NASCAR: Daytona
Theresa Earnhardt hugs stepson Dale Jr. after winning Budweiser Shootout
 
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

IRL Phoenix

Michael Andretti and Tony Kanaan show off their new colors
Photo: Ron McQueeney


F1: Ferrari Launch

Prediction: The 2003 World Championship winning car 
Photo by Ferrari


2/16/03 - NASCAR: Daytona
Ryan Newman barrel rolls his #12 Penske Racing Alltel Dodge
Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images

NASCAR: Daytona
Mike Skinner rides the rim through turn 4
 
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

NASCAR: Daytona
Pole sitter Jeff Green blows a tire and collects Jimmy Spencer
 
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

F1: Valencia

Mark Webber of Australia and Jaguar wears the new Hans safety device, during Formula One testing at Valencia, Spain. F1 drivers are coming to terms with it after initial complaints
Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images

2/23/03 - CART: St. Petersburg
Nigel Mansell and his former team owner and actor, Paul Newman reunite
Photo by Mark Scheuren

NASCAR: Rockingham
Jeff Gordon goes sliding through the infield grass
 
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

CART: St. Petersburg
Jimmy Vasser powers by just as an airplane is taking off
 
Photo Credit: Paul Webb and Steve Swope

NASCAR: Rockingham
Winner Dale Jarrett
 
Photo Credit: Autostock

CART: St. Petersburg
Race winner Paul Tracy lifts a wheel over the curbs
 
Photo: Players/Paul Strak

3/2/03 - NASCAR: Las Vegas
Bobby Labonte and Jeff Gordon do battle in front of the jam-packed grandstand
Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images

IRL: Homestead
Scott Dixon celebrates his first IRL win
 
Photo Credit: Toyota

NASCAR: Las Vegas
Earnhardt, Wallace and Mayfield go 3-wide
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

IRL: Homestead
Michael Andretti, driver of the #7 Andretti Green Racing Team 7-Eleven Honda Dallara, takes a lap of honor in his countdown to his retirement
 
Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

IRL: Homestead
New IRL
Team owner Michael Andretti started the weekend off right with both his cars on the front-row.
 
Photo Credit: Ron McQueeney/IRL

3/9/03 - F1 Australia
Michael Schumacher took the nose off his Ferrari in practice
Photo by Ferrari

F1 Australia
Class of 2003
Photo by Ferrari

NASCAR: Atlanta
Jeff Gordon had nothing for Bobby Labonte
Photo Credit: CIA Photo

F1 Australia
Juan Montoya throws away a win by spinning in Turn 1
 
Photo Credit: Robert Ciaflone/Getty Images

F1 Australia
Antonio Pizzonia gets all 4 wheels on the grass during qualifying but never lifted.
 
Photo Credit: Jaguar

3/16/03 - NASCAR Darlington
Ricky Craven and Kurt Bush grind to a photo finish
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR Darlington
Ricky Craven and Kurt Bush grind bump and bang with 2 laps to go
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

ALMS Sebring
The Champion Audi zips past the GTS Class winning Corvette
Photo Credit: Bill Kistler

ALMS Sebring
The race winning Joest Audi
Photo Credit: Bill Kistler

NASCAR Darlington
Another big NASCAR crowd
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

3/23/03 - CART Monterrey
Bruno Junqueira bounces over the curbs
Photo by LAT/CART

CART Monterrey
Alex Tagliani goes off course
Photo by LAT/CART

NASCAR Bristol
Casey Mears gets into Michael Waltrip
Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images

NASCAR Bristol
Terry Labonte drives his #5 Hendrick Racing Kellogg's Chevrolet into the wall
Photo Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images

F1 Malaysia
Antonio Pizzonia locks a wheel under braking
Photo by Jaguar Racing

3/30/03 - NASCAR Texas
Dale Jarrett lights it up
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR Texas
Spencer drifts up into Stewart
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR Texas
Newman celebrates 2nd career win
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

World Super Bike Phillip Island Australia
David Garcia of Spain and Carrachi NCR Nortel Networks crashes out of the World Superbike Championship at Phillip Island
Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
 

4/6/03 - NASCAR: Talladega
Pack racing at Talladega
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

 F1: Brazil
Aftermath of Mark Webber's violent crash
Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images


F1: Brazil
Jenson Button and other drivers had to deal with heavy rains in Brazil
Photo by Honda

F1: Brazil
Giancarlo Fisichella was the real winner of the Brazilian GP
Photo by Jordan Team

NHRA: Las Vegas
Tony Pedregon captured the SummitRacing.com Nationals beating Whit Bazemore in final round
Photo by David Allio

4/13/03 - NASCAR: Martinsville
Winner
Jeff Gordon does donuts
Photo by CIA Stock Photo

 CART: Long Beach
Jourdain lifts wheel while pulling away from Tracy
Photo by
Bob Heathcote/AR1

CART: Long Beach
Ryan Hunter-Reay hangs out the tail coming out of hairpin

Photo by
Bob Heathcote/AR1

IRL: Japan
Scott Sharp accepts the trophy
Photo by Toyota

CART: Long Beach
Paul Tracy gets airborne on way to win
Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images

4/20/03 - F1 Imola, Italy
Giancarlo Fisichella of Italy and Jordan belatedly celebrates his Brazilian race win during preparations for the Formula One San Marino Grand Prix
Photo: M. Thompson/Getty Images

 F1 Imola, Italy
Race winner Michael Schumacher holds back tears following his mother's death that morning
Photo: C. Mason/Getty Images

F1 Imola, Italy
Ferrari teammates Barrichello and Schumacher congratulate each other.  Both finished on the podium
Photo: Ferrari

F1 Imola, Italy
Rubens Barrichello gives a sad Michael Schumacher a hug
Photo: Bridgestone

F1 Imola, Italy
Team Principals (L-R) Eddie Jordan (Jordan), Paul Stoddart (Minardi) and Dave Richards (BAR) watch Bernie's every move
Photo: C. Mason/Getty Images

F1 Imola, Italy
Jarno Trulli of Italy and Renault locks up
Photo: C. Mason/Getty Images

4/27/03 - NASCAR: Fontana
Kurt Busch outran Wallace and Labonte for the win
Photo: Autostock/Ford

 NASCAR: Fontana
Kurt Busch moved up from 16th to win
Photo: Autostock/Ford

IRL: Indy
America's greatest driver ever prepares to get back behind the wheel in his son Michael's car at Indy during a private test
Photo: Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images

IRL: Indy
Michael Andretti explains the cockpit of his IRL car to father Mario
Photo: Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images

NASCAR: Fontana
Arnold Schwarzenegger was at Fontana to promote his new movie Exterminator 3.  Jamie McMurray is carrying a special paint scheme
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

5/4/03 - CART: England
Paul Tracy's gearbox goes up in flames running second in the race following his second pitstop.
Photo: Michael Kim/LAT Photographic

 ALMS: LeMans
The pace setting Bentley Number 7 driven by Tom Kristensen, Dindo Capello and Guy Smith in action during Practice for the Le Mans 24 Hours
Photo: Ker Robertson/Getty Images

F1: Spain
David Coulthard goes spinning out of the race in the pea gravel
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

NASCAR: Richmond
A typical NASCAR night race - a full house under the lights
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Richmond
Mark Martin battles Jeff Gordon for the lead early
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

5/11/03 - CART: Germany
Alex Zanardi turns hot laps on his return.
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

 CART: Germany
Alex Zanardi meets Emerson Fittipaldi.
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

IRL: Indy
Pole day was a wash-out
Photo: Toyota

CART: Germany
Sebastien Bourdais and Mario Dominguez do battle
Photo: Dan R. Boyd/LAT and CART

CART: Germany
The
historic nearby town of Dresden
Photo: Dan R. Boyd/LAT and CART

5/18/03 - NASCAR: Charlotte
Terry Labonte, Tony Stewart slide into the wall as Dale Jarrett gets caught up in the wreck at the Winston
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Charlotte
Sterlin Marlin spins as Jeff Gordon goes by at the Winston
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

F1: Austria
Schumacher kicks up dirt during Austrian GP
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

F1: Austria
Ralf Firman climbs from his damaged car after crashing in practice for Austrian GP
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

F1: Austria
Giancarlo Fisichella kicks up some dirt
Photo: Jordan

5/25/03 - IRL: Indy
Gil de Ferran enjoys his first Indy 500 win
Photo: Toyota

 NASCAR: Charlotte
John Andretti hits the wall and sparks fly
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Charlotte
Craven blows an engine
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Charlotte
Earnhardt Jr. loses it and spins out of race
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

IRL: Indy
Gil de Ferran copies his teammates fence climbing antics
Photo: Toyota

6/1/03 - F1: Monaco
Michael Schumacher congratulates Juan Montoya on his win
Photo: Ferrari

 F1: Monaco
FIA President Max Mosley, Renault team boss Flavio Briatore, F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone and Brazilian footballer Ronaldo share a joke
Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

 NASCAR: Dover
Casey Mears crash collects a number of cars
Photo: Dodge/Getty Images

 NASCAR: Dover
On a restart Jeff Gordon pushes Ryan Newman across the line
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

CART: Milwaukee
Michel Jourdain Jr. gets his first CART win
Photo: Ford

6/8/03 - V8 Supercar: Perth Au.
Ford driver Marcos Ambrose gets up on two wheels over the curbing
Photo: Ford

 IRL: Texas
Airton Dare crashes his #5 AJ Foyt Enterprises Toyota G-Force during practice
Photo: Jonathan Ferry/Getty Images

 IRL: Texas
Al Unser Jr. finally breaks his winless streak
Photo: Toyota

 NASCAR: Pocono
The charred remains of Dale Jarrett's Taurus hit the wall and caught on fire
Photo: Ford

NASCAR: Pocono
John Andretti jumps out of turn 3
Photo: Dodge

6/15/03 - World Super Bikes Silverstone
Gergorio Lavilla of Spain battles for the lead with Neil Hodgson of Great Britain during the World Super Bike Championship race at Silverstone
Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

 ALMS: LeMans
The fire belching Pescarolo Courage driven by J.C. Boullion, Frank Lagorce and Stephane Sarrazain
Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

 CART: Laguna Seca
Rookie Joel Camathias spins out
Photo: Bob Heathcote

 NASCAR: Michigan
Sterling Marlin leads Tony Stewart
Photo: Dodge

F1: Canada
The Jordon Ford expires
Photo: Jordon

 6/22/03 - NASCAR: Sears Point
Pleasure
Photo: Bob Heathcote

 NASCAR: Sears Point
Double Pleasure
Photo: Bob Heathcote

 CART: Portland
Race leaders Michel Jourdain and Paul Tracy tangle
Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT/CART

 CART: Portland
Ryan Hunter-Reay waits out a downpour in Portland
Photo by Paul Webb

 NASCAR: Sears Point
Jeff Gordon tried all he had to get past Robby Gordon but came up short
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Sears Point
Jimmy Spencer gets into another fender bender
Photo: Bob Heathcote

NASCAR: Sears Point
Robby Gordon gets it up one one wheel
Photo: Bob Heathcote

 6/29/03 - ALMS Road Atlanta
The ADT Champion Audi driven by Lehto and Herbert were victorious
Photo: ALMS/Rick Dole

 F1: Nurburgring
Panis spins off
Photo: Getty Images

 F1: Nurburgring
Villeneuve locks up the right front
Photo: Honda

 F1: Nurburgring
Rain hit the Nurburgring on Friday
Photo: Jaguar

 F1: Nurburgring
A good look at the rear of the new Ferrari
Photo: Ferrari

 7/6/03 - CART: Cleveland
Fireworks go off during the podium celebration for CART's first night race in Cleveland
Photo: Michael Kim/LAT

 F1: Magny-Cours
Rookie Cristiano da Matta throws up a rooster tail on Friday
Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

 NASCAR: Daytona
Mike Bliss sits in the the smoke after he spun into the pit wall during the Winn-Dixie 250
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

 CART: Cleveland
Driving a road course at night can be tricky.  Note dark and light contrast
Photo: Dan Boyd/LAT

 IRL: Kansas
Scott Dixon's mechanic waves him in before 75% capacity crowd
Photo: Toyota

 CART: Cleveland
The Musco lights lit up the entire airport circuit
Photo: Michael Kim/LAT

 7/13/03 - NASCAR Chicagoland
Bobby Labonte hits wall and bursts into flames
Photo: CIA Photo

 NASCAR Chicagoland
Bobby Labonte spins down to apron in flames
Photo: CIA Photo

  NASCAR Chicagoland
As his life passes before his eyes, Bobby Labonte dives out of his burning car
Photo: CIA Photo

 CART: Toronto
Canadian Paul Tracy and his crew salute to the wildly cheering Canadian fans
Photo: Michael Levitt/LAT

CART: Toronto
Paul Tracy sprays the champagne
Photo: Paul Strak/Players

 7/20/03 - F1: England
Page 3 model Jodie Marsh kisses Jordan team owner Eddie Jordan in the Jordan pits to promote the launch of Formula One 2003 for Playstation 2
Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

 NASCAR New Hampshire
John Andretti driver of the #0 NetZero Pontiac hits the wall
Photo: Craig Jones/Getty Images

  V8 Supercars: Australia
Mark Skaife #1 of the Holden Racing Team in action during the Big Pond 300 which is round 7 of the 2003 V8 Supercars Championship Series at Queensland Raceway on July 20, 2003 in Ipswich, Australia.
Photo: Darren England/Getty Images

 F1: England
British GP winner Rubens Barichello
Photo by Ferrari

F1: England
Terminator 3 stars Kristanna Loken and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Antonio Pizzonia of Brazil and Jaguar and team mate Mark Webber of Australia
Photo Clive mason/Getty Images

 7/27/03 - World Super Bike: Brands Hatch
Shane Byrne of Great Britain and Ducati wins both races of the World Super Bike Championship

Photo by Clive/Getty Images

 IRL: Michigan
Alex Barron just nips Hornish at the line
Photo: Chris Stanford/Getty Images

  CART: Vancouver
Michel Jourdain Jr. spins out.
Photo: Dan Boyd/LAT

 CART: Vancouver
Bourdais punts Moreno in Turn 1
Photo: Leslie Ann Miller/LAT

NASCAR: Pocono
Ricky Rudd celebrates his 700th NASCAR start with his wife and son
Photo by Ford

 8/3/03 - CART: Road America
Patrick Carpentier splashes through water, demonstrating how bad the weather was at times

Photo by Paul Strak/Players


  NASCAR: Indy
Kevin Harvick wins Brickyard 400 before massive Indy crowd

Photo by CIA Stock Photo

 CART: Road America
Tiago Monteiro lets it all hang out
Photo: Dan R. Boyd/LAT

  F1: Germany
A big first turn shunt took out Kimi Raikkonen, Ralf Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

 F1: Germany
Juan Montoya almost lapped the entire field in a total romp
Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

 8/10/03 - CART: Mid-Ohio
Player's drivers Paul Tracy and Patrick Carpentier ran 1-2 on Sunday and held up tradition by running half naked around the track

Photo by Paul Strak/Players


  WRC Rally: Finland
Markko Martin of Estonia gets big time air in his Ford Focus RS during the second leg of the WRC Rally of Finland .
 Photo by Reporter Images/Grazia Neri/Getty Images

 NASCAR: Watkins Glen
Polesitter Jeff Gordon lifts front wheel
Photo Craig Jones/Getty Images

  NASCAR: Watkins Glen
Robby Gordon leads Labonte
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

 IRL: Gateway
Winner Helio Castroneves does his usual fence climbing, that's getting old by now.  Staged and now too artificial, all fake and no real emotion.
Photo: Toyota

 8/17/03 - NASCAR: Michigan
Rusty Wallace on fire, ending his day

Photo by CIA Stock Photo


  NASCAR: Michigan
Rusty Wallace on fire, jumps out of car

 Photo by Dodge/Getty Images

 IRL: Kentucky
AJ Foyt IV looks worried and confused after being one of the slowest cars in the field yet again
Photo Toyota

  ALMS: Mosport
The #1 Infineon Team Joest Audi R8 took the overall
win in Sunday's American Le Mans Series Toronto Grand Prix of Mosport with
drivers Frank Biela and Marco Werner
Photo: R. Dole/ALMS

 8/24/03 - NASCAR: Bristol
The Bristol crowd is huge

Photo by CIA Stock Photo


  NASCAR: Bristol
Was it Winston Cup or a Jalopy race?

Photo by CIA Stock Photo

 NASCAR: Bristol
Michael Waltrip gets clobbered

Photo by CIA Stock Photo

  CART: MontrealRT: Montreal
Winner Michel Jourdain gets a wheel off
Photo: Ford

  IRL Nazareth
Winner Castroneves was up to his Spiderman tricks again
Photo: Toyota

 8/31/03 - CART: Denver
Hunter-Reay pulls away too early breaking fuel line and sparking a fire

Photo by Don Streck/LAT


  CART: Denver
Hunter-Reay is doused with water and pulled from car

Photo by Don Streck/LAT

 NASCAR: Darlington
Terry Labonte was a popular winner

Photo by CIA Stock Photo

  NASCAR: Darlington
Sans bodywork, Jeff Gordon exposes the 1950's era Winston Cup chassis
Photo: CIA Stock Photo

  CART: Denver
Alex Tagliani locks a front wheel

Photo by Leland Hill/LAT

 9/07/03 - IRL: Chicagoland
Hornish (outside) wins a 3-way photo finish over Dixon (inside) and Herta (center)
Ron McQueeney/IMS


 IRL: Chicagoland
Hornish (outside) wins a 3-way photo finish over Dixon (inside) and Herta (center)
Donald Miralle/
Getty Images

  NASCAR: Richmond
Kevin Harvick was upset when he and Rudd got together in the closing laps

Photo: CIA Stock Photo

  NASCAR: RichmondAR: Richmond
Harvick and his jack man then proceed to stomp on Rudd's hood, putting some nice dents in it

Photo: CIA Stock Photo

  NASCAR: Richmond
Robby Gordon spins

Photo: CIA Stock Photo

  ALMS: Laguna Seca
First turn, first lap tangle

Photo by ALMS/Rick Dole

 9/14/03 - F1: Monza
Da Matta blows a rear tire under braking for the Parabolica
Clive Rose/Getty Images

  F1: Monza
Da Matta then bounces through the air over the curbs
Clive Rose/Getty Images

  F1: Monza
Da Matta then lands and heads for the gravel trap on the outside of the Parabolica
Clive Rose/Getty Images

  V8 Supercars: Melbourne
V8 Supercar Driver Craig Lowndes lifts the inside wheels over the curbs
Ford

  V8 Supercars: Melbourne
The Ford engine in V8 Supercar Driver Paul Radisich's car belches flames on downshifts
Ford

  NASCAR: Loudon
Todd Bodine in 4-wheel drift off of turn 4

Ford/Autostock

  NASCAR: Loudon
Johnson & Burton almost touch

CIA Stock Photo

 9/21/03 - IRL: Fontana
Tomas Scheckter burns rubber

Darrel Ingham/Getty Images

  IRL: FontanaIRL: Fontana
Hornish leads them down the backstraight

Bob Heathcote/AR1


  IRL: Fontana
The IRL still struggles to fill the seats at some venues

Bob Heathcote/AR1


  NASCAR: Dover
Tony Stewart stops for service

CIA Stock Photo

  NASCAR: Dover
Jeff Green drove the famous #43 and finished 16th

Dodge

 9/28/03 - F1: Indianapolis
As Michael Schumacher celebrates an almost certain 6th title, note wheel marks on his sidepods

Ferrari

  CART: Miami
Miami bump launches Patrick Carpentier into air

Ford



  F1: Indianapolis
A decisive moment in the USGP when Juan Montoya and Rubens Barrichello got together

Clive Mason

/Getty Images

  NASCAR: Talladega
Waltrip celebrates from new escape hatch

CIA Stock Photo

  CART: Miami
Adrian Fernandez gets Bruno Junqueira under braking on lap 2

Bob Heathcote/AR1

 10/5/03 - NASCAR: Kansas
Johnny Benson crashes hard

Robert Laberge/Getty Images

  NASCAR: Kansas

Sauter catches fire in Saturday Busch race

CIA Stock Photo

  NASCAR: Kansas

Ryan Newman celebrates another win

CIA Stock Photo

  German DTM: Hockenheim
Bernd Schneider won the 2003 German DTM crown

DaimlerChrysler

 
German DTM: Hockenheim
Bernd Schneider (L) and Christijan Albers (R) were divided by one point for the series championship, which was decided by a blown tire for Albers

DaimlerChrysler

10/12/03 - CART: Mexico
211,011 see Paul Tracy win in Mexico

Dan Boyd/LAT

IRL: Texas
IRL champion Dixon gets the Indy Girls

Toyota

 V8 SuperCars
Marcos Ambrose gets up on two wheels

Mark Nolan
/Getty Images

NASCAR: Lowe's
Elliott Sadler crashes yet again

Craig Jones/Getty Images

NASCAR: Lowe's
Ryan Newman loses the lead to Tony Stewart

CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR: Lowe's
Richard Childress drives Dale Earnhardt tribute lap

CIA Stock Photo

10/19 - MotoGP Australia
Valentino Rossi wins again to prove why he is the best in the world right now

R. Ciaflone/
Getty Images

MotoGP Australia
Troy Bayless loses control of his bike

M. Dadswell/
Getty Images

MotoGP Australia
Troy Bayless about to slam tarmac

M. Dadswell/
Getty Images

MotoGP Australia
Troy Bayless's bike skids to a halt

R. Ciaflone/
Getty Images

NASCAR: Martinsville
Sterling Marlin spins

Dodge

NASCAR: Martinsville
Sterling Marlin spins

CIA Stock Photo

10/26 - V8 Supercars Australia
John Bowe belches flame

R. Pierse/
Getty Images

CART Australia
Ryan Hunter-Reay win his first Champ Car race

D. Boyd/LAT

CART Australia
Paul Tracy claims his first CART Champ Car title

D. Boyd/LAT

CART Australia
Adrian Fernández sends Oriol Servia crashing into the first chicane wall

R. Pierse
/Getty Images

CART Australia
If CART had pit babes like this at all the race perhaps attendance would be like Australia everywhere

D. Boyd/LAT

CART Australia
Mika Salo drives through the rain

R. Ciaflone
/Getty Images

11/2 - NASCAR Phoenix
Dale Earnhardt Jr. sets up Jimmie Johnson for a pass

CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR Phoenix
Kevin Harvick heads back to the pits for repairs

CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR Phoenix
Joe Gibbs Racing crew member carries back Labonte's hood which sums up his day
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR Phoenix
Another big crowd at Phoenix

CIA Stock Photo

Las Vegas: World of Outlaws
Danny Lososki splits two lapped cars on his way to a doubleheader win

D. Allio

Las Vegas: World of Outlaws
Roger Crockett suffered a flat tire and went for a
ride
D. Allio

11/9 - NASCAR Rockingham
Jeff Burton spins through the grass early during the race. Burton fought back to post a 7th place finish

Autostock

NASCAR Rockingham
2003 Winston Cup Matt Kenseth celebrates

Ford

NASCAR Rockingham
Race winner Bill Elliott sprays the bubbly

CIA Stock Photo

V8 Supercar New Zealand
Jason Richards of Team Dynamik rolls his car several times after clipping a tire barrier
Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

V8 Supercar New Zealand
Jason Richards of Team Dynamik rolls his car several times after clipping a tire barrier
Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Cody Unser
Cody Unser, daughter of famous racecar driver, Al Unser Jr., and Ford's newest Mobility Motoring Able Ambassador
Ford

11/16 - NASCAR Homestead
Brian Vickers blows a tire and hits the wall

R. Laberge/Getty Images

NASCAR Homestead
2003 CART Champion Paul Tracy meets 2003 Winston Cup Champ Matt Kenseth

Ford

NASCAR Homestead
Jamie McMurray navigates Homestead's new banks

Dodge

NASCAR Homestead
Seven-time Winston Cup champion Richard Petty
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR Homestead
NASCAR teams run their cars very low to keep air out from under the car - Matt Kenseth's Ford scrapes the track surface
CIA Stock Photo

NASCAR Homestead
Race winner Labonte celebrates with crew chief Fatback
CIA Stock Photo

11/23 - Rally of the Tall Pines
"Flying over the Pines"-- 2002 Canadian National Rally Champion Patrick Richard launches his Subaru WRX STi over a bump

Paul Strak

Rally of the Tall Pines
The Mitsubishi Lancer of driver Frank Sprongl and co-driver Brian Maxwell fly over a bump on their way to victory.

Paul Strak

F1: Bahrain
Tickets go on sale at the Seef Mall for the inaugural Bahrain GP

Bahrain GP

CART: Indy 500
1980 Indy 500, a potent front-row of Johnny Rutherford (#4), Mario Andretti (#12), and Bobby Unser (#11) at the start of the race.
Ford

USAC: Riverside
Rex Mays 300, Riverside, CA, 1967. World F1 champion John Surtees made his only start ever in an Indianapolis type race car
Ford

11/30 - F1: Valencia
David Coulthard of Scotland during Formula One testing of his new McLaren at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, Spain.

M. Thompson/Getty Images

F1: Valencia
Coulthard applies a good dose of opposite lock

West McLaren

F1: Valencia
Jenson Button tries out the new interim BAR Honda F1 car

Honda

V8 Supercars: Sydney
Steve Ellery of the Super Cheap Auto Racing Team crashes into the barrier during race one.
Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

USAC: Indy 500
Jim Clark dominated the Indy 500 that year with this Colin Chapman designed Lotus

Ford

12/7 - NASCAR: NY City
Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth and crew chief Robbie Reiser with their Winston Cup trophy.

Ford

NASCAR: NY City
Kenseth's crew poses for photo shoot in heavy snow

Ford

NASCAR: NY City
Matt Kenseth backs up his new Ford GT given to him by Ford for winning the championship

Ford

F1: Testing
Nick Heidfeld tests for Jordan but will he get a fulltime ride?

Jordan F1

F1: Testing
Test driver Ryan Briscoe

Toyota

F1: Testing
Ricardo Zonta gets his brake rotors red hot

Toyota

12/14 - F1: Jerez
Ho-Pin Tung becomes the first Chinese driver to pilot an F1 car

BMW

F1: Jerez
Ho-Pin Tung becomes the first Chinese driver to pilot an F1 car

BMW

F1: Germany
The exhaust of the 19,000 RPM BMW V10 glows red hot on dyno

BMW

F1: Italy
Michael Schumacher raced a jet with his Ferrari.  If not for a wet track, he would have beaten the Jet
Ferrari

Nissan Superfund: Jarama
Bas Leinders gives us a peek at perhaps the next generation Champ Car
Guenter Reinhold

Nissan Superfund: Jarama
Angel Burgueno gives us a peek at perhaps the next generation Champ Car
Guenter Reinhold

Nissan Superfund: Jarama
Alex Portiero gets a wheel off
Guenter Reinhold

12/21 - F1: Paul Ricard 78
Mario Andretti, winner, enjoys a moment with teammate Ronnie Peterson on victory podium while 3rd-place James Hunt looks thoroughly defeated
 
Ford

F1: Long Beach 1977
Race winner Mario Andretti with teammate Gunnar Nilsson who would later die of cancer

Ford

F1: Long Beach 1977
Eventual race winner Mario Andretti in his Lotus 78

Ford

F1: Zolder 1978
Mario Andretti wins first time out in new Lotus 79
Ford

F1: Jarama 1978
Two weeks later Mario Andretti makes it back-to-back wins with his new Lotus 79
Ford

12/28 - F1: Brazil 1993
Ayrton Senna's McLaren Ford holds off the Benetton Ford of Michael Schumacher at Interlagos.  Because of his death in 1994, we were deprived of seeing more battles between these two greats
 
Ford

F1: Mugello
Ferrari test and race drivers and Jean Todt wave to the crowd at the recent Maserati World Finals

Ferrari

NASCAR: Ontario 1971
AJ Foyt (#21) passes Richard Petty (#43) and Bobby Issac (#71)

Ford

NASCAR: Daytona 1969
Richard Petty and his Ford car during the only year he drove for Ford
Ford

Ferrari Fiorano
The Ferrari 575GTC that Danny Sullivan will make his racing comeback with at Sebring in March
Ferrari

China: Great Wall
Ferrari's at the Great Wall of China
Ferrari
   

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