Yes, the Indy 500 Fan of the Day program is back and we’re ready to find the best fans Indianapolis Motor Speedway has to offer! This year, Cholula Hot Sauce became a sponsor of Fan of the Day and will award prizes to the lucky fan chosen each day.
We’ve seen how fun, crazy, and excited you fans can be and we’re asking you to bring all those qualities to the Speedway for the rest of May. Winners will receive a 4-pack of sauces, a t-shirt, and a 2ft. tall trophy bottle of Cholula Hot Sauce. Their picture will also be featured on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway website and Cholula’s Facebook page. Love hot sauce? Head on over to their Facebook page and let them know you caught the Fan of the Day!
Pole Day was underway and fans eagerly awaited drivers as they walked off the track following their individual qualification attempts. I knew the bull pen would be my place to find a true fan. Wearing a Tony Kanaan jersey and standing in the front row was Caleb. A new fan of the day had been discovered.
How many times have you attended the Indy 500?
Caleb has attended four Indy 500 races. His first was in 2007 or 2008.
Which 100th anniversary event are you most looking forward to?
Caleb is looking forward to the pit stop challenge and always looks forward to Pole Day.
What makes the 100th anniversary special to you?
Being in the atmosphere created by IMS and the Indy 500 is what makes the 100th anniversary special to Caleb. He loves the fans and being a part of a great crowd.
What is one thing that always brings you back to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway?
The cars and the speed of the famous IMS oval brings Caleb back every year. He loves the month of May and everything that goes on. “May is just awesome,” Caleb said.
Which current driver would you like to see win this year’s Indy 500?
If Tony Kanaan won this year’s race Caleb would be happy. “He always has a tough time at Indy,” said Caleb.
If you could choose any driver from the past to win this year’s Indy 500 who would it be?
Rick Mears. “Because he’s the greatest,” Caleb explained.
What is your favorite racing memory?
Last year when Tony Kanaan wrecked both cars and still ended up in the race.
In your opinion, which food is best with Cholula Hot Sauce?