Laguna Seca 1998 - Sunday in the Paddock Sunday in the Paddock
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These are my shots taken in the paddock after the race on Sunday.

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Bryan Herta finally gets his first win.

14:17 Konica 200JX SS1/700 CF9.5

The Winner
Pole Award

And for winning from pole position, CART President Andrew Craig presents him the Marlboro Pole Award, back down to $15,000 after Dario took the accumulated $330,000 the previous week.

14:22 Konica 200JX SS1/700 CF9.5

Bobby Rahal, Bryan's team owner, joins him, Alex and third-place driver Tony Kanaan on the podium. This is the first win for Team Rahal since 1992.

14:25 Konica 200JX SS1/700 CF9.5

Bobby on the Podium
Miss Laguna Seca 1998

Miss Laguna Seca takes Bobby's place.

14:30 Konica 200JX SS1/700 CF9.5

The traditional champagne celebration turned into a major, but good-natured, fight.

14:31 Fujicolor A200

Champagne Fight
Cap Waterfall

"Bryan drove a hell of a race, and I have to be happy with second, which was a good as I could do today," said Alex as Tony drenched him in sparkling wine.

14:31 Fujicolor A200

This was Tony Kanaan's first podium finish in CART, so we can forgive him for draining his magnum too quickly and moving on to Gatorade.

14:31 Fujicolor A200

Gatorade from Tony

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