It's hard to catch a fast boat on camera. But when you manage to do it, that zoom lens provides a perspective that no spectator can see with the naked eye: the spray of water fanning off the stern, the crisp contours and painted lines along the hull, the determined look on the face of the driver(s).

We have hundreds upon hundreds of Shootout race photos. You can scroll through them en masse here and here and here and here!

But below, we've picked out 31 of the ones that really stuck out, for one reason or another. Take a look...

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