On the day prior to the running of the Indy 500, a couple hundred thousand spectators gathered to watch the annual Indianapolis Festival Parade. In addition to marching bands, float and dignitaries, each of the 33 qualified drivers is carried the length of the parade while ridding on rear deck of one of the special Festival Corvette convertibles.
Check out Pressdog.com
for an account of the parade and make sure you view the 108-image flickr gallery
for a ton of Indy 500 Festival Corvette photos.