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The Brickyard

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by hwyhobo, May 7, 2009.


  1. hwyhobo

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    For the fans of motorsports, here are a few shots from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Seeing the race cars up front surprised me how small they really were. You don't sit in them, you wear them.

    Mercedes-Benz W 196, 1954 & 1955 Champion:
    http://www.pbase.com/image/112048191/original

    Sunoco McLaren No. 66, in which Mark Donohue in 1972 broke track record of 162 km/h. Today winners reach ~240 mph:
    http://www.pbase.com/image/112048193/original

    On the track:
    http://www.pbase.com/image/112048195/original