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Stars and Stripes | by Roger Smith
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Stars and Stripes

The NASCAR Nextel Cup (stock car racing) pit crews lined up on pit road during the national anthem before the start of the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway in April 2007.


The teams are, from left, the FedEx crew of Denny Hamlin, the Cheerios crew of Bobby Labonte, the Kelloggs crew of Kyle Busch, the Target crew of Reed Sorenson, the Best Buy crew of Jeff Green, the Certainteed crew of Joe Nemechek, the Bass Pro Shops crew of Martin Truex, the Kodak crew of Ryan Newman (special paint scheme), the National TIre and Battery team of Kyle Petty, and the Dodge team of Kasey Kahne.


This shot was taken hand-held at a distance of approximately 900 feet (275 meters) with a 35mm equivalent zoom of slightly more than 800mm.

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Taken on April 29, 2007