2016 marked the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. It was a really huge deal to me, along with basically everyone in attendance. Standing on the grid during the pre-race ceremonies was the most emotional experience I've ever had at a racetrack. I cried. Three times. The whole month had an even more special buzz surrounding it, which is saying something because it's Indy. In the words of Little Al, "You just don't know what Indy means."

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Conor Daly

In the moments surrounding this shot, Conor was yelling down pit lane to Gabby Chaves, trying to get his attention from the timing stand instead of just walking down there to talk to him. Then some girls behind me yelled his name and he looked around the corner, making my job a little easier. I don't like to do the paparazzi stuff, like yelling to get a driver's attention--it feels canned and kind of icky. But if someone else does it around me and they happen to look my way? Not gonna complain!