2015 – Indy Car Paddock at the Detroit Belle Isle GP (May 29 to 31)

Rounds 7 and 8 of the Indy Car series were held on Belle Isle in Detroit (the motor city), Michigan. The street circuit is about 2.35 miles in length and has 14 turns. Arrived at the track on Thursday afternoon, and walked the paddock to watch the teams prepare their cars for practice on Friday. Hope you like the photos.

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2015 Detroit (IMG_0424)“Welcome race fans” as you enter the Indy Car paddock with the Renaissance Center in the background.

2015 Detroit (IMG_0422)As I entered the paddock, Tony Kanaan from Chip Ganassi Racing, sped by on a scooter.

2015 Detroit (IMG_0430)It also happened that Taylor Swift was in town for a concert, and Tony Kanaan’s #10 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet had livery on his car to promote this event.

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2015 Detroit (IMG_0545)Was fun watching the crew working on the #9 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet. Also, got to see Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti.

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2015 Detroit (IMG_0442)The #28 Andretti Autosport Honda and scooter.

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2015 Detroit (IMG_0451)“Tires and wheel rims”.

2015 Detroit (IIMG_0460)“Heat shield”.

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2015 Detroit (IMG_0454)Was great to see Sebastien Bourdais thanking his crew for working on his #11 KVSH Racing Chevrolet.

2015 Detroit (IMG_0542)“Penske versus Ganassi”.

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