Faces of IndyCar: Candid Indy 500 Portraits

In a new series of photos, May Madness track insider Kate Shoup captures Susie Wheldon, Tony and Lauren Kanaan, Scott and Emma Dixon, and more of the beautiful people populating IMS this month.

May Madness track insider Kate Shoup delivers more of her striking images from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the leadup to today’s race.

Some of the highlights: Susie Wheldon (widow of popular 500 champ Dan Wheldon), a tender moment between Will Power and wife Liz, teenager and future-face-of-IndyCar Sage Karam, Tony and Lauren Kanaan, and more.

Click through the slideshow to go behind the scenes with the personalities who help make the Indianapolis 500 the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.

See Kate Shoup’s complete Faces of IndyCar photo gallery.