2015 – Indy Car Grand Prix of Sonoma (Aug 30)

The IndyCar Grand Prix of Sonoma was held on Sunday afternoon (August 30) under sunny blue skies. Going into the race, six drivers from four different teams were mathematically in contention for the championship title. Scott Dixon in the #9 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet won the race and his forth championship via a tiebreaker with Juan Pablo Montoya. Congratulations to Scott Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing. Looking forward to next years IndyCar season, and excited that a race will be held in my hometown of Boston. Thanks to everyone who has helped me this year. Hope you like the photos.

2015 Sonoma (HC7A6786)Pit lane before pre-race festivities

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2015 Sonoma (4A4A0699)IndyCar did a great job at providing fans with plenty of entertainment before the race ranging from the pit lane walk to a rock concert. Great accessibility for fans is a hallmark of the IndyCar experience

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2015 Sonoma (HC7A6864)Drivers were introduced to race fans before the race, with each of the six championship contenders being interviewed

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2015 Sonoma (HC7A6917)Lovely Sonoma Raceway girls

2015 Sonoma (4A4A0711)“Standing to attention” before walking onto the stage for the National Anthem

2015 Sonoma (HC7A6932)In remembrance of Justin Wilson, there was moving tribute, moment of silence, a rousing rendition of God Save the Queen, and the number 25 in the sky

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2015 Sonoma (HC7A6941)Fireworks and a fly-by before the race

2015 Sonoma (222A7428)Pole-sitter Will Power in the #1 Team Penske Chevrolet leads the field through the Turn 8 Esses

2015 Sonoma (222A7705)Oriol Servia in the #25 Andretti Autosport Honda
2015 Sonoma (222A7559)Tristan Vautier in the #19 Dale Coyne Racing Honda

2015 Sonoma (222A7739)Through the Esses

2015 Sonoma (HC7A7118)Jack Hawksworth in the #41 A.J. Foyt Enterprises Honda

2015 Sonoma (HC7A6994)Second place in the race went to Ryan Hunter-Reay in the #28 Andretti Autosport Honda
2015 Sonoma (HC7A7121)Juan Pablo Montoya in the #2 Team Penske Chevrolet

2015 Sonoma (HC7A7161)Helio Castroneves in the the #3 Team Penske Chevrolet

2015 Sonoma (HC7A7072)Sonoma Raceway

2015 Sonoma (222A7901)Through the Turn 10A chicane with Charlie Kimball in the #83 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet who placed third in the race

2015 Sonoma (222A7906)Graham Rahal in the #15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda

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2015 Sonoma (HC7A7236)Race winner and 2015 Champion, Scott Dixon in the #9 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet

2015 Sonoma (4A4A0790)Podium celebration

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