Race By Race  Race By Race 

Drivers Sticking Their Tongues Out

A photo gallery of drivers exposing their tongues

Number 1: Obviously feeling very comfortable in his home country of Canada, Greg Moore kicks off the series at the Molson Indy Vancouver, Friday September 4, 1998.

12:07 Fujicolor A200 SS1/750 CF4.5

Tongue #1
Zanardi Tongue

Number 2: Alex Zanardi being coached by Morris Nunn, his chief engineer, the following day, Saturday September 5, at the 1998 Molson Indy Vancouver.

10:21 Konica 200JX SS1/1000 CF4.5

Number 3: Paul Tracy. Maybe he is licking his lips at the prospect of his first competitive run all season? Again, maybe it's that Canadian thing? This is Sunday September 6 at the 1998 Molson Indy Vancouver.

09:22 Konica 200JX SS1/350 CF6.7

Paul's Tongue
Zanardi's Tongue  

Number 4: A reprise for Alex Zanardi, only a few weeks later at the Marlboro 500 at the California Speedway, Fontana, on Saturday October 31, 1998.

16:26 Fujicolor A200

Number 5: Former World Champion Mario Andretti, now retired, at the Molson Indy Vancouver on Friday, September 3, 1999.

11:17 Fujicolor Smart A200 SS1/125 CF5.6

Mario Andretti
Naoki Hattori

Number 6: Naoki Hattori, also at the Molson Indy Vancouver on September 3, 1999.

12:06 Fujifilm Nexia A200 SS1/350 CF9.5

Number 7: Roberto Moreno at the Long Beach Grand Prix, April 16, 2000.

10:17 Kodak Advantix 200  SS1/1500 CF5.6

Bob Bobs his Tongue

Number 8: CART Drivers' Association president Mauricio Gugelmin doesn't want to get left out, so obliges for the camera at Portland on June 23, 2000.

14:20 Fujifilm Nexia D100  SS1/750 CF5.6

Number 9: In Chicago Tony Kanaan wets his lips on July 29 in anticipation of the following day's race. This is only his second outing since he broke his arm during qualifying at Detroit. Note the cast on his left arm, especially uncomfortable because he is left-handed.

17:28 Fujifilm Nexia A200  SS1/250 CF5.6

Number 10: Paul Tracy relishes being held from behind by his girlfriend at Long Beach on April 12, 2002.

16:27 Canon EOS D30 ISO 400 SS1/1000 CF6.7

Number 11: British rookie Darren Manning obliges with a view of the fleshy muscular movable organ he keeps in his mouth on June 13, 2003. Thanks Darren!

16:35 Canon EOS D30 ISO 200 SS1/200 CF5.6