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An Helio Castroneves fan shows his enthusiasm.

May 10, 2006

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Marty Roth in the #25 Roth Racing car.

May 10, 2006

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Townsend Bell, driver of the No. 90 Vision Racing Dallara/Honda/Firestone.

May 10, 2006

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Sam Hornish Jr. on his No. 6 Marlboro Team Penske Dallara.

May 10, 2006

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Dario Franchitti inside the No. 27 Klein Tools/Canadian club car.

May 10, 2006

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Kosuke Matsuura, driver of the No. 55 Panasonic ARTA Dallara/Honda/Firestone between laps.

May 10, 2006

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A birds-eye view of Townsend Bell's Vision Racing car.

May 10, 2006

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Practice, practice, practice, makes perfect.

May 10, 2006

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Danica Patrick speeds away from the pits in her No. 16 Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent Panoz.

May 10, 2006

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Dario Franchitti, driver of the No. 27 Klein Tools/Canadian Club car, stretches before practices.

May 10, 2006

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Buddy Lazier's trademark Colorado flag helmet mural.

May 10, 2006

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Tony Kanaan, driver of the No. 1 Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda/Firestone.

May 10, 2006

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Looking down on Bryan Herta's No. 7 XM Satellite Radio Dallara/Honda/Firestone.

May 10, 2006

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Honorary starter Jeanette "Black Widow" Lee waves the green flag.

May 10, 2006

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Tony Kanaan is waved on by honorary starter Jeanette Lee.

May 10, 2006

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Jeanette Lee, professional billiards' "Black Widow" teaches Helio Castroneves a thing or two on his 31st birthday.

May 10, 2006

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Looking through Tony Kanaan's mirror.

May 10, 2006

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Buddy Rice waits in the pits in his Rahal Letterman Team Argent Panoz.

May 10, 2006

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Marco Andretti, driver of the No. 26 NYSE Group car, gears up before practice.

May 10, 2006

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Ed Carpenter, driver of the No. 20 Vision Racing Dallara.

May 10, 2006

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The No. 27 Klein Tools/Canadian Club car driven by Dario Franchitti.

May 10, 2006

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Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 16 Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent Panoz leaving the track.

May 10, 2006

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Buddy Rice burns rubber away from the pits in the No. 15 Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent car.

May 10, 2006

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Honorary starter Jeanette "Black Widow" Lee waves the green flag to officially start practice.

May 10, 2006

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The 2006 Indianapolis 500 pace car is the 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

May 10, 2006

Photo by Ron McQueeney

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From left, Tony Kanaan, Michael Andretti, and Marco Andretti.

May 10, 2006

Photo by Mike Harding

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Al Unser Jr. in the No. 31 A1 Team USA Geico Dreyer and Reinbold car.

May 10, 2006

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Marco Andretti talks with Andretti Green teammate Bryan Herta.

May 10, 2006

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Dario Franchitti in his car, the No. 27 Klein Tools/Canadian Club Dallara/Honda/Firestone.

May 10, 2006

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Tony Kanaan leads Marco Andretti and Dario Franchitti out of the pits to begin practice.

May 10, 2006

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Eddie Cheever Jr. with a true fan.

May 10, 2006

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Helio Castroneves and Jeanette "Black Widow" Lee exchanged autographed cue balls. Jeanette was the honorary starter for today's practice.

May 10, 2006

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Scott Sharp, driver of the No. 8 Delphi car.

May 10, 2006

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Danica Patrick's No. 16 Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent car.

May 10, 2006

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Teammates Marco Andretti, left, and Dario Franchitti wait before practice. Marco and Dario both drive for Andretti Green Racing. Marco drives the No. 26 NYSE Group car and Dario drives the No. 27 Klein Tools/Canadian Club car.

May 10, 2006

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May 10, 2006

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The two seater crew makes sure Samuel Bodman is properly strapped in to the two seater.

May 10, 2006

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Helio Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Marlboro Team Penske car discusses tires with a Firestone official.

May 10, 2006

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Removing wheels and tires from an IndyCar is a very quick job.

May 10, 2006

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The Rahal Letterman Racing car, driven by Jeff Simmons.

May 10, 2006

Photo by Steve Snoddy

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Buddy Rice takes a seat in an Mark Thomas' IHRA funny car. Mark is a five-time IHRA Funny Car World Champion and he is sponsored by E85 Ethanol. This year, all IndyCars at Indianapolis will run on 10% ethanol-blend fuel; next year, the fuel will be 100% ethanol.

May 10, 2006

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Sam Hornish Jr. looks all ready to enter the track. Sam drives the No. 6 Marlboro Team Penske car.

May 10, 2006

Photo by Ron McQueeney

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Looking down on Felipe Giaffone, driver of the No. 14 ABC Supply Co./AJ Foyt Racing car.

May 10, 2006

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When is Helio Castroneves without a smile?

May 10, 2006

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Scott Dixon

May 10, 2006

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The Target Chip Ganassi Racing cars in front of the Pagoda.

May 10, 2006

Photo by Steve Snoddy

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Helio Castroneves is about to cross the fabled "yard of bricks" in the pits of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

May 10, 2006

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Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 16 Rahal Letterman Team Argent car, greets her fans.

May 10, 2006

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United States Secretary of State Samuel Bodman is suited up and ready for his ride in the two seater around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

May 10, 2006

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Sam Hornish Jr. is strapped into his No. 6 Marlboro Team Penske Dallara/Honda/Firestone.

May 10, 2006

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