On the left is Dennis Luttrell, and on the right is Frank Kozuch. They have been
fans of the 500 for a combined total of over 60 years. Those helmets have the signatures
of every driver who was in the race. What dedication! It was wonderful talking to such great fans!
Kim who got out of school to dream of being Danica Patrick
Little Patrick who's dad brought him to the race. I wonder
how many more he will come to?
Sean and his dog before they get to march on the track!
This is Charlie Kiracofe, a wonderful man who took me under his wing and showed
me some of the ropes at the race. His job was to make sure that the
Firestone tires were all the same for all the teams.
He is an IRL official who moonlights as an engineer for a brake
maker in Englewood Ohio. Thanks charlie for all you did!