Tuesday, May 26, 2015

#31 Attend the Coca - Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

{Photo © Crystal @ The Italian Bella Diaries, 2015}

Not only did we attend the Coca Cola 600, with pit and driver introduction passes, but we attended qualifying, practices, and the Xfinity race. 
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My Coca Cola 600 and Pit/Driver Introductions tickets.

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Tony Stewart's Pit Box

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Tony Stewart's car being taken to inspection
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I wished Tony Stewart good luck on the start/finish line... with a little Louisiana flair.
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The honorary pace car driver was NFL's Man of the Year, Thomas Davis, of the Carolina Panthers.
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Jeff Gordon in his last Coca Cola 600 Driver Introductions.
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Tony Stewart during driver introductions.

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Some of the Coca Cola racing family. I only took this picture because Tony Stewart was looking directly in my direction and smiling while everyone else was doing other things. And I just wanted another picture of him.
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Jeff Gordon during a pit stop.
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Carl Edwards is the winner. He is also my oldest daughter's favorite driver.
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And she is jealous that I got to see the backflip in person.
I am addicted to live NASCAR events now. If I could, I would literally follow them around to every track. Watching them live is so much better than on television. I may have gotten burnt and maybe walked close to 10 miles, but it was so worth it. Will definitely be going back to the Coca Cola 600, hopefully in 2016.