When singing along to the song playing, replace the
with "Danica." It works pretty well.
Rock star of
Gene Simmons was a special guest at the race,
along with his two babes
In the Garage, Danica's car and crew in the background
Danica's mom, as seen during the end of the Indy 500 TV coverage
I saw her dad and fiance there too
Vitor Meira, who finished second at Indy, as he is about
to drive off on a scooter
My second Danica sighting of the day as she runs by in the
hospitality area, having given an autograph to a little kid
Third Danica sighting, after she spoke briefly to the Argent
guests but then ran off on a scooter to a press brief
shirt says "Danica's Teammate" and
Vitor's "Danica's Other Teammate"
Indy winner Dan Wheldon had one on that said "I actually 'won' the Indy 500"
You can kind of make out David Letterman here talking
in the hospitality tent
Fourth time is the charm, and it's the only time I saw her
crack a smile all day
Steve, Dave and I in our air conditioned suite, complete with
a bar, food, and bathroom. This is the way to see a race.
Steve and Dave have raced for years on an amatuer level- Spec 4 and Formula Mazda, respectively
We see the guys from the show "
The upper right one was made specifically for this occasion,
unveiled here and made out of
After announcement all the drivers took a lap around the track on
the back of Chevy trucks
This is the driver, I think
, of the Red Bull car that was second to last in the line-up, luckily for him the closest
spot to the bathroom. Here you see him running
not once, but twice to the pot-o-john just before the race. Guess he had a nervous stomach.
Our view to the right
During the National Anthem, you can see all the cars and crews lined up
Green flag about to drop!
Our view to the left
Gene would hang out in our suite
He said to me, "Hey, aren't you that guy from Poison?"
Apparently Jesus (James Caviezel) was here as well, but I didn't see him.