That is a happy expression!
The owner of the car I presume is on the right, I immediatly nicknamed him fruity dude
on the pre race gridAbove, friendly hello... below, 3 minutes acknowledgement
JR, amatuer model in his wayfarers... I wish I could pull off that casual cool look. Bravo!
Between races the sponsor companies get their latest and most impressive cars on the track and give rides to important people... I don't know how to get in that list...... yet
That passenger is enjoying the Mini cornering ability and still pops up a thumb up to the photographers
Also see Tere's coverage of Speedfest http://justacargal.blogspot.com/2009/10/coronado-speedfest-09-best-picks-of.html and http://justacargal.blogspot.com/2009/10/speedfest-09-best-picks-of-saturday.html and http://justacargal.blogspot.com/2009/10/coronado-speedfest-09-sundays-picks.html