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Amazing Photos, as Always!!
In Response To: A few Indy 500 Pix ()


Thanks for posting these great photos . . . always good to see them / study them. Yes, the "day after" photo is a favorite.

So what does the energy-absorbing wall actually feel like, to the touch? The wall certainly seem to collect plenty of cars this year.



: I rarely get to watch much of the race but we had a lot of lead
: changes...a few crashes...a record hot day for the race at
: 93f/34c...and a first time win for a series champion.

: The start was a bit ragged but they made it through the
: first turn safe, sound and flying.


: The eventual winner, Will Power, hung around in the top 5
: all day and pounced at the end for the win.


: We never know the attendance, but the stands and the infield
: were full so the estimate is 350,000.


: Will made a real mess with the traditional milk in victory
: circle. The race queen was so flustered at having so much milk
: in her face that she forgot to kiss him.


: The presentation of the TAG Heuer watch to the
: winner.


: One of my favorite times at the track is the morning after.
: The track seems eerily quiet but the closer you get to the
: outside wall the sound of empty beer cans clinking in to
: recycling bins as the cleaning crews get to work becomes sort of
: overwhelming. I always take a golf cart around the track and
: look at the residue of the race. This turn 4 scene seems to be
: the right color to be the residue of James Davison.


: JohnCote

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