Autocourse Official History of the Indianapolis 500

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The unsatisfactory crushed rock surface of the original Indianapolis Motor Speedway was replaced in 1909 with over three million bricks, providing a state-of-the-art track for the first '500' of 1911. This history of the most famous motor race in the world reveals how 'the Brickyard' was built and developed and recalls the landmark moments of its premier event, from the pre-war daredevils and the British champions of the 1960s to the technical changes and political difficulties of recent decades.

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Autocourse Official History of the Indianapolis 500

Autocourse Official History of the Indianapolis 500

Second Edition

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Hardback364pp Illustrated245 x 324mm

9781905334827     Product Code: 505977

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The unsatisfactory crushed rock surface of the original Indianapolis Motor Speedway was replaced in 1909 with over three million bricks, providing a state-of-the-art track for the first '500' of 1911. This history of the most famous motor race in the world reveals how 'the Brickyard' was built and developed and recalls the landmark moments of its premier event, from the pre-war daredevils and the British champions of the 1960s to the technical changes and political difficulties of recent decades.

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