|Location||Indiana, United States of America|
|Capacity||235,000 (permanent seats); 400,000 (Grand Total)|
|Circuit Direction||Anti clockwise|
|Length||4.023 km (Rectangular oval track), 3.925 km (Grand Prix road course), 4.218 km (Motorcycle course)|
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a race track, located in Speedway, Indiana, United States on the corner of 16th Street and Georgetown Road. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the first race track to be named a speedway. An estimated amount of $3 million was spent on the construction work that commenced on 15th March 1909. The chief architects involved in its development were Carl G. Fisher, James A. Allison, F. H. Wheeler, and Arthur Newby. The stadium was opened to the spectators on 12th August 1909. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is owned by Hulman and Co. and operated by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation. A modern infield road course was added to the racetrack between the years 1998 and 2000. It incorporated the southern and western parts of the track, making it a bigger one. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the place where Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Brickyard 400 are held.
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