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Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-06-08

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Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-06-08
Jun 8, 2016, 7:02 PM

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning Motorsport.com photographers and contributors.

Welcome to this week's top 10 photos chosen by our own photo editors. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did selecting these photos.

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10. Maverick Viñales, Team Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP

10. Maverick Viñales, Team Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP
1/10

Photo by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images

We are big fans of atmospheric shots and establishing shots. The pit ambiance is always an elusive "feeling" to capture, but sometimes it just works.

9. Winners #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP: Ricky Taylor, Jordan Taylor with father Wayne Taylor

9. Winners #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP: Ricky Taylor, Jordan Taylor with father Wayne Taylor
2/10

Photo by: Action Sports Photography

Well, this was awkward.

8. #33 Eurasia Motorsport Oreca 05 Nissan: Jun Jin Pu, Nick de Bruijn, Tristan Gommendy, #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley, #99 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage: Andrew Howard, Darren Turner, Alex MacDo

8. #33 Eurasia Motorsport Oreca 05 Nissan: Jun Jin Pu, Nick de Bruijn, Tristan Gommendy, #1 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley, #99 Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin Vantage: Andrew Howard, Darren Turner, Alex MacDo
3/10

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Speaking of establishing shots, this is the pinnacle of them all. It's a shame in a week's time that sign will be covered with a Playstation or Shell advert...

7. Podium: Tanner Foust, Volkswagen

7. Podium: Tanner Foust, Volkswagen
4/10

All we can think of is WASSSSSUP!

6. Ryan Tuerck

6. Ryan Tuerck
5/10

Photo by: Larry Chen / formulad.com

Although perhaps not considered proper "racing" drifting is one hell of a photogenic series.

5. Andrea Iannone, Ducati Team, Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha Factory Racing crash

5. Andrea Iannone, Ducati Team, Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha Factory Racing crash
6/10

Photo by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images

Although not funny for the riders or teams involved here, this split second moment is comical. Like synchronized crashing gone wrong.

4. Start: Brad Keselowski, Team Penske Ford leads

4. Start: Brad Keselowski, Team Penske Ford leads
7/10

Photo by: NASCAR Media

That's a killer reflective flag stand at Pocono and the photographer here used it perfectly. It also solves the problem of the "basket" hanging over the track so much that the outside car (Brad Keselowski here) is always hidden. Who cares when you're distracted by a cool reflection?

3. James Hillier, Quattro Plant Muc-Off Kawasaki, Kawasaki

3. James Hillier, Quattro Plant Muc-Off Kawasaki, Kawasaki
8/10

Photo by: Toni Börner

We keep saying this but it's true: In case there was still some doubt about whether these Isle of Man riders go all out on the limit, there's this.

2. The traditional official car photoshoot

2. The traditional official car photoshoot
9/10

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

In our hearts, this marks the start of June at Motorsport.com

1. Adam Norrodin, Drive M7 SIC Racing Team, crash

1. Adam Norrodin, Drive M7 SIC Racing Team, crash
10/10

Photo by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images

Norrodin goes flying. Impressive air, and body language. It wasn't pleasant for him, but this photo is spectacular.

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