It's always surprising how easily race drivers can go incognito simply by throwing on civilian clothes.
The location is the Mid-Ohio paddock a couple of weeks ago and Ryan Briscoe is shooting the breeze, the Australian's 'disguise' of sunglasses, jeans and a black shirt proving enough to thwart many of the fans milling around looking for drivers to photograph themselves with.
For a guy sidelined by an injury, Briscoe seems in good spirits. He jokes about watching a practice session from trackside and being treated to the surreal sight of seeing his own helmet lapping the circuit without him. [Compatriot James Davison borrowed it for his debut with Dale Coyne Racing, due to his own lid not meeting IndyCar standards.]