It’s not every day you get to meet the winner of the Indy 500! So this 11 year old, Ashlyn Speed, decided going to the Texas Motor Speedway to attend Rossi’s appearance was more important than school for a day. The junior kart rider is a season ticket holder at the Speedway and not only got to go on stage to meet Rossi but had him write a custom note for her teacher as to why she was absent. Rossi wrote :
“Ashlyn Speed from school on Wednesday because she is getting to meet the 2016 Indy 500 winner, Alexander Rossi. Ms. Moose, Thank you for letting Ashlyn come.”
She also got to do a milk toast with the winner. What a day!