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Indianapolis 500 POLE DAY
May 18, 2013
Yesterday, Tim, BW and I rode our motorbikes to the speedway.  
Rain was forecast and they didn't want to get caught in it, so we just rode around the outside and
didn't go in.  However we got to hear the cars.  We had
a good time and made it back to my house
before a torrent of rain fell.  4.5 minute Video of Ride

Michie came up with some Hulman Suite tickets for today.

It rained this morning and qualifying was delayed.

Ron and I drove over to the track after things had dried out.

Our suite was above Stand C.  

There was food (dip, fried biscuits, beef bar-b-que, and fried chicken.)  
They also had vodka and beer.  
I saw a cool special edition Fuzzy's Vodka bottle - there was a photo of the speedway on the inside.
Fuzzy's is a sponsor.
Sorry about these photos.  My niece needed my good camera for some project and I took my new
pocket camera.  Unfortunately it was set to special effects the whole day.
Qualifying Video from Stand C Suites
They have painted the Miller Lite Party Deck.
This building used to be the Turn 4 bathrooms.
There was a 35'-long zip line near near 4th turn.
Josef Newgarden qualifying
Busy Pole Day.
View from Hulman Suite.
JR Hildebrand and his huge sunglasses.
James Hinchcliffe hanging out at his pit box.
Ryan Hunter-Reay wtih wife,
kid and
Simon Pagenaud
JR Hildebrand and
National Guard mascot.
Marco Andretti
There was this black haired beauty
and a blond hanging around Hinch.
After walking pit lane, we headed
over to the garage area.

Here is Oriol Servia's car.
Lots of Ducatis in the garage area.
Technical Inspection
JR Hildebrand garage
Ryan Hunter-Reay car
Due to the rain, qualifying was extended.

The Fast 9 qualifying was supposed to
run from 4:30-6pm but instead started at 6:30.
We didn't stay in the suite long.  We checked out some garage/pit passes and headed there.