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[ADMIN NOTE: Indy Lights drivers Martin Plowman and James Hinchcliffe were in Kansas this past weekend, performing their duties as Pace Car drivers. Check out what they got into, or their blog first post, here.]

Windy Kansas

The weekend got off to a windy start

Martin Plowman

Kansas marked the first weekend that James and I travelled to a non-Firestone Indy Lights race weekend together as part of the Pace Car Team, and it didn’t disappoint. “Hinch and Plowey” sounds like a circus sideshow; we are more like a circus freak show! But less talk about Hinch and more talk about our weekend.

First off, we flew out to sunny Kansas (ironic comment), bright and early Friday morning. We were flying out in style on the IRL’s private jet out of Indianapolis International Airport. We rocked into the INDYCAR aviation hanger, walked inside, no check in lines, no security lines, nothing. “This is the life,” I thought. That was until we boarded the plane, sat down in the second row behind IRL CEO Randy Bernard, and prepared to taxi to the runway.

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[Admin Note - This is the first blog post from IndyCar's Pace Car Team featuring Indy Lights drivers Martin Plowman, Stefan Wilson, James Hinchcliffe and Charlie Kimball (Stefan took this post off). They'll be blogging throughout the season bringing you their own perspective on the Indy Lights season, life and driving the pace car. IndyCar.com wrote about them earlier this season. Enjoy.]

Nice Accords

The Honda Accord Pace Cars

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