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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Stefan Wilson

I love this photo. It reminds me of a photo I have of his brother Justin from a few years back. He's standing in a similar position, arms crossed, helmet on, by the car in the pit. Not to mention, standing approximately 19 feet tall. Watching Stefan race at Indy for the 100th was just such an emotional rollercoaster and I'm so glad I got to capture some of it through my lens.