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Fans carried their colors proudly. This fan is cheering for Mexican F1 driver Sergio Perez. Photo by Kevin Benz
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The circuit is large but easily walkable. Photo by Kevin Benz
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Lines for merchandise were long. Photo by Kevin Benz
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The team merchandise stores are all around the track. Photo by Kevin Benz
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In front of the main grandstand. Photo by Kevin Benz
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The COTA cactus garden. Photo by Kevin Benz
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Photo by Kevin Benz
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Several food trailers serve in the food courts. Photo by Kevin Benz