Friday, July 7, 2006

F1 Race at Indianapolis

Dad and I drove overnight to Indianapolis for a weekend of racing. We sat in the blistering 90 degree heat for three days watching all sorts practice sessions, qualifying, and the actual races. Good old Michael Schummacher won the pole position and the race. The sound those cars make is absolutely mind blowing. The TV cameras don't even begin to record the true sound the cars make. Of course the speed of the cars in amazing, but perhaps even more awesome is the braking power of the cars. We sat at a sharp corner and watched as the cars slammed on the brakes after a fast straight away. The sight, sound, and smell (unburnt fuel gets pumped out of the engine during braking) is something all guys would appreciate.