Yup, that's me, sitting at Indianpolis Motor Speedway (IMS) yesterday with thousands of Formula 1 racecar fans, cheering Michael Schumacher on to victory. (Go Ferrari!)
Don't I look cool with my big earphones? It was super loud, so they became part of my head for the day, as did the squishy earplugs that I have in my ears underneath the headphones.
I was treated to my first IMS experience by my friend Matthew and his parents, who are real fans and have an annual tradition of attending this race. I am totally grateful to them for including me, in both the race as well as the weekend as a whole. It was super fun and although I am not sure I have turned into a rabid F1 fan just yet, I have a wider worldview for it. Thanks guys.
Now here's a funny story to go along with things...See this fabulous face paint that I was sporting for the race? Well, Dinoco is the big racecar sponsor in the movie "Cars" and 43 is their big car (voice of Richard Petty). I loved the movie and thought I'd mix it up a little on Sunday, rather than painting Ferrari or McLaren or something. So I wore it all day, and even though I put on sun block before the paint, I have a bit of a tan line. It is so silly looking! See for yourself! The 3 is particularly clear. Heehee. :)