Bash's Race Day Blog

Photos of preparation for the race, a few old cars and a little action out of Turn 3.

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  • The nerve center of IMS.
  • 100 years...
  • Pre-race preparations on Vitor Meira's car.
  • Sam Schmidt with the media.
  • Former IndyCar team co-owner Patrick Dempsey (Vision Racing).

  • Pippa Mann's number 36 machine.
  • A few spare parts for James Hinchcliffe.
  • Paul Tracy's team attending to the details.
  • Davey Hamilton greets a fan.
  • Ana Beatriz's machine gets a little topping off.
  • Testing the caution light on Davey Hamilton's car.
  • Armed forces members march through Pagoda Plaza.
  • Not filled with Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka...
  • Briscoe's car being towed to pit lane...
  • Bertrand Baguette led several laps near the end of the race before pitting for fuel on lap 197.
  • One of the historic cars that ran the track during pre-race festivities.
  • Tagliani's rear wing.
  • Sam Schmidt with a friend on pit lane.
  • The pole winner.
  • Ryan Briscoe.
  • Paul Tracy.
  • Davey Hamilton.
  • Cleaning the second line during a yellow.
  • John Andretti.
  • Townsend Bell.
  • Scott Dixon.
  • Graham Rahal.
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