2011 Indy 500 Pre-Race

Photos from Pre-Race activities at the 2011 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race

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  • The Pagoda (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Pitlane (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Charlie Kimball (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Graham Rahal and Friend (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • 1911 World Speed Record Car, the Blitzen Benz (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The 1911 and 1912 Indy Winning Cars (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • 1963 Indy winner Parnelli Jones in the 1911 Marmon Wasp (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Three-time Indy Winner Bobby Unser and wife in the 1912 National (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • 1969 Indy winner Mario Andretti learns his way around the 1939 & 1940 Indy-winning Maserati 8CTF (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • 1983 Indy winner Tom Sneva in the two-time Indy-winning Blue Crown (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • 1999 Indy winner Kenny Brack in the two-time Indy winning Belond laydown roadster (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Four-time Indy winner Al Unser in the 1965 winning Lotus (Unser drove a team car to this in 1966) (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • 2003 Indy winner Gil deFerran in the 1972 winning McLaren M16B (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Three-time Indy winner Johnny Rutherford back in his 1980 Indy winner, Jim Hall's Chaparral 2K (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Two-time Indy winner Arie Luyendyk in his 1990 Indy winning Lola (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Two-time Indy winner Al Unser, Jr., in the 2000 Indy winning G Force (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • 1986 Indy winner Bobby Rahal stands alone, his vintage Miller Indy winner unable to start (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Winners At The Ready (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
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  • The IZOD two-seater (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The iconic helmet of Mario Andretti (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The two-seater cockpits (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The 2011 Indy 500 Pace Car (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The pace car driver's office (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The pole-sitting No 77 of Alex Tagliani (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The No 9 of Scott Dixon (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • The No 02 of Oriol Servia (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)

  • The Unsers in the 1912 winning National (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Two Italian classics (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Colin Chapman Classic (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Brack and the Belond (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Four-time Indy winner Rick Mears in the pace car of his first win in 1979 (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Of his lap Unser said - PERFECT (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Junquiera Fans Express Themselves (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Vince Welch and Danica Patrick (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Decoration Day (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • A few of the many and proud (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Florence Henderson asking God to Bless America (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Honorary Starter and Medal of Honor recipient, Col Bruce Crandall (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Seal, Kelly Clarkson and David Foster prepare for the National Anthem (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Stealth in Action (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
  • Invisible Power (PHOTO: Tom Beeler/RIS)
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