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Quattro Ferrari

By blackett  
Four 2006 Ferrari F1 cars on track at Monza during the Ferrari Finali Mondiali last weekend at Monza. Front to back: Michael Schumacher, Felipe Massa, Luca Badoer and Marc Gene. This is a sight you only see at the World Finals, an awesome event well worth catching next year. Shot through the fence on the pit straight using a slow shutter speed to blur the fence wire. The sun was going down so the track was in shadow to add to my difficulties. Michael's last Ferrari event as a current driver, his car had been wrapped in a large red, white and green bow and presented to him as a leaving present!

1/125th sec at F4.5 (shown full frame)

I hope you like it, IanSmile

Tags: General Transport Sports and action

Voters: jazzygf, G3, Leightonhs and 15 more

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Phil_Morgan 11 182 1 Wales
6 Nov 2006 10:03AM
Love it!


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vaughar 13 242 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2006 10:47AM
shame about the post and the sharpness, but likely something most will never see.
tags66 12 8 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2006 3:28PM
A good piece of photo journalism. Well done.
vfast 13 5 Wales
6 Nov 2006 8:03PM
Pesky fencing!

blackett 14 18
6 Nov 2006 8:41PM
Cheers guys, the fencing serves a purpose I suppose. I am really chuffed with the shot anyway, bearing in mind the position I was in. I heard them coming down the straight but didn't expect them in a line, this is the most unusual shot from the whole weekend. Looking forward to the Rally Show in 2 weeks. IanSmile
shed 14 586 England
21 Nov 2006 5:31PM
Cracking photo Ian, fence doesn't bother me, but I'd be inclined to crop out the bright area at the top.

Twiff 12 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2006 8:27PM
Great shot Ian, a fab capture.
jazzygf 14 537 Scotland
22 Jan 2007 11:02PM
Love this photo. Very good idea of Ferrari to say bye to Mr Schumacher. I like the way Michael is just edged into the front of the 4 cars. Well done
Leightonhs 11 155 1
5 Feb 2007 6:20PM
I love this one!

20 Apr 2009 9:34PM
Well, done.

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