IndyCar makes its debut in New Orleans during the 2015 season, but some drivers arrived early and took in Mardi Gras.
April 10, 2015
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NOLA Motorsports Park
James Hinchcliffe goes for a spin at the site of Grand Prix of Louisiana. “Wrapped up a great test at NOLA,” he wrote. ”The track is super fast and physical—all the makings for a great workout for us and a great show for the fans … now I’m headed out to slow it down a bit in the Big Easy.”
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The IndyCar star channels his “inner-Gatsby” as he prepares to party.
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Mardi Gras prep
The Art of the Throw: Learning proper bead toss technique from the pros, Clark Brennan the Captain of the Krewe of Bacchus, and Director of Security Greg Frederico. "Don’t want to look like a newbie out there," Hinchcliffe wrote.
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Unveiling the super cool Mardi-Gras themed two-seater that led the IndyCar contingent in the parade.
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Josef Newgarden and James Hinchcliffe
"Me and my boy Josef trying to blend in with the locals in the French quarter,” Hinchcliffe wrote. "Any resemblance to Beastie Boys is a complete coincidence.”
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Partying with two million of their closest friends on Bourbon Street.
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From left to right: Sage Karam, Neil Alberico, Carlos Munoz, Aaron Telitz, James Hinchcliffe and Josef Newgarden locked, loaded and ready to throw.
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Creatures of the night
From left to right: Neil Alberico, Sage Karam, James Hinchcliffe, Aaron Telitz, Carlos Munoz and Josef Newgarden. As they say in NOLA: Laissez les bons temps rouler! (Let the good times roll.)
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Farewell til next time
Party boys Aaron Telitz, Neil Alberico, Sage Karam, Carlos Munoz, Josef Newgarden and James Hinchcliffe.
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