Opening Day at Indy 2012

Opening Day at Indy started with the Celebration of Automobiles car show. May 12th.

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  • 2012 Indy 500 Race Logo
  • IMS Logo
  • A parade of DeLoreans help start off the Celebration of Automobiles show. ©Clarino 2012

  • Wings up this DeLorean circled the Indy 500 track. ©Clarino 2012

  • A line up of Corvette Pace Cars. ©Clarino 2012

  • Corvette Pace cars sat in the pits near the start/finish line. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1920 Templar Test Car driven by "Cannonball Baker" from New York to Los Angeles in 6 days, 17 hours and 33 minutes. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1937 Cord Westchester Sedan. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1937 Cord 812SC Phaeton. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1929 Stutz Dual Cowl Phaeton. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1930 Cord L-29 hood ornament. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1930 Cord L-29 tire strap ornament. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1953 Official Ford Pace Car. ©Clarino 2012

  • 1937 Railton Saloon Limousine. ©Clarino 2012

  • Ryan Briscoe was all smiles on opening day. ©Clarino 2012

  • Briscoe walks to his pit. ©Clarino 2012

  • Car #9, driven by Scott Dixon, comes into the pits. ©Clarino 2012

  • Car #12, driven by Power, leaves his pit during practice. ©Clarino 2012

  • Car #18 is driven by Justin Wilson. ©Clarino 2012

  • Ed Carpenter is driving the Fuzzy's Vodka car. ©Clarino 2012

  • Servia is driving car #22 this year. ©Clarino

  • Rahal going out for practice in car #38. ©Clarino 2012

  • The crew works on car #9. ©Clarino 2012

  • Dixon climbs into his car. ©Clarino 2012

  • Scott Dixon. ©Clarino 2012

  • Graham Rahal on his timing stand. ©Clarino 2012

  • JR Hildebrand. ©Clarino 2012

  • Kimball signs autographs. ©Clarino 2012

  • Rookie Simon Pagenaud sits in his car. ©Clarino 2012

  • Sam Schmidt on his way to the pits. ©Clarino 2012

  • Servia sits in his car during practice. ©Clarino 2012

  • Will Power, in car #12, being serviced during practice. ©Clarino 2012

  • JR Hildebrand was second quick time on opening day at Indy. ©Clarino 2012

  • Rookie, Josef Newgarden was quick time with a speed of 220.250 on opening day. ©Clarino 2012

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