Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  • 4790 West 16th Street
  • Indianapolis, IN 46222

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing circuit located in Speedway, Indiana, (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States. It is the home of the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400, and formerly the home of the United States Grand Prix. It is located on the corner of 16th Street and Georgetown Road, approximately six miles (10 km) west of Downtown Indianapolis.

Constructed in 1909, it is the second purpose-built, banked oval racing circuit after Brooklands and the first to be called a 'speedway'. It has a permanent seating capacity of 257,325. It is the highest-capacity sports venue in the world.

Considered relatively flat by American standards, the track is a 2.5-mile-long (4.0 km) rectangular oval with dimensions that have remained essentially unchanged since its construction. It has two 5/8-mile-long (1,000 m) straightaways, four geometrically identical 1/4-mile (400 m) turns, connected by two 1/8-mile (200 m) short straightaways, termed "short chutes", between turns 1 and 2, and between turns 3 and 4. Altogether, the current grounds have expanded from an original 320 acres (1.3 km2) on which the speedway was first built to cover an area of over 559 acres (2.3 km2). Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987, it is the only such site to be affiliated with automotive racing history.

In addition to the Indianapolis 500, the speedway also hosts NASCAR's Brickyard 400 and Indiana 250. From 2000 to 2007, the speedway hosted the Formula One United States Grand Prix, and from 2008 to 2015 the Moto GP.

On the grounds of the speedway is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum , which opened in 1956, and houses the Hall of Fame. The museum moved into its current building located in the infield in 1976. The track is nicknamed "The Brickyard", and the garage area is famously known as Gasoline Alley.

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Pole Winners at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Pole Winners at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Pole Winner Poles
Jeff Gordon 3
Kevin Harvick 3
Kyle Busch 3
Ernie Irvan 2
Jimmie Johnson 1
Tony Stewart 1
Denny Hamlin 1
Joey Logano 1
Elliott Sadler 1
Mark Martin 1
Ryan Newman 1
Jeff Burton 1
Juan Pablo Montoya 1
Ricky Rudd 1
Casey Mears 1
Carl Edwards 1
Reed Sorenson 1
Rick Mast 1
Jimmy Spencer 1
David Ragan 1

Race Winners at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Race Winners at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Race Winner Wins
Jeff Gordon 5
Jimmie Johnson 4
Kevin Harvick 3
Tony Stewart 2
Kyle Busch 2
Dale Jarrett 2
Bobby Labonte 1
Ryan Newman 1
Dale Earnhardt 1
Bill Elliott 1
Kasey Kahne 1
Jamie McMurray 1
Ricky Rudd 1
Paul Menard 1
Brad Keselowski 1

Winning Manufacturers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Winning Manufacturers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Winning Manufacturer Wins
Chevrolet 17
Ford 6
Toyota 2
Dodge 1
Pontiac 1

NASCAR Cup Races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Date Race Winner Start Laps Led Car # Sponsor Make Car Owner
07-05-2020 Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Kevin Harvick 11 68 4 Busch Light Patriotic Ford Stewart-Haas Racing
09-09-2019 Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Kevin Harvick 1 118 4 Mobil 1 Ford Stewart-Haas Racing
09-09-2018 Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Brad Keselowski 6 9 2 Discount Tire Ford Team Penske
07-23-2017 Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400 Kasey Kahne 19 12 5 Unsponsored Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports
07-24-2016 The Combat Wounded Coalition 400 Kyle Busch 1 149 18 Skittles Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing
07-26-2015 Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard Kyle Busch 9 19 18 Skittles Toyota Joe Gibbs
07-27-2014 Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 Jeff Gordon 2 40 24 Axalta Chevrolet Rick Hendrick
07-28-2013 Samuel Deeds 400 at the Brickyard Ryan Newman 1 45 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet Tony Stewart
07-29-2012 Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard Jimmie Johnson 6 99 48 Lowe's / Kobalt Tools Chevrolet Jeff Gordon
07-31-2011 Brickyard 400 Paul Menard 15 21 27 NIBCO / Menards Chevrolet Tom Pumpelly
07-25-2010 Brickyard 400 Jamie McMurray 4 16 1 Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Chevrolet Teresa Earnhardt
07-26-2009 Allstate 400 At The Brickyard Jimmie Johnson 16 24 48 Lowe's / Kobalt Tools Chevrolet Jeff Gordon
07-27-2008 Allstate 400 At The Brickyard Jimmie Johnson 1 71 48 Lowe's Chevrolet Jeff Gordon
07-29-2007 Allstate 400 At The Brickyard Tony Stewart 14 65 20 The Home Depot Chevrolet Joe Gibbs
08-06-2006 Allstate 400 At The Brickyard Jimmie Johnson 5 33 48 Lowe's Chevrolet Jeff Gordon
08-07-2005 Allstate 400 At The Brickyard Tony Stewart 22 44 20 The Home Depot Chevrolet Joe Gibbs
08-08-2004 Brickyard 400 Jeff Gordon 11 124 24 DuPont Chevrolet Rick Hendrick
08-03-2003 Brickyard 400 Kevin Harvick 1 33 29 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Richard Childress
08-04-2002 Brickyard 400 Bill Elliott 2 93 9 Dodge Dealers / UAW Dodge Ray Evernham
08-05-2001 Brickyard 400 Jeff Gordon 27 29 24 DuPont Automotive Chevrolet Rick Hendrick
08-05-2000 Brickyard 400 Bobby Labonte 3 21 18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac Joe Gibbs
08-07-1999 Brickyard 400 Dale Jarrett 4 117 88 Quality Care / Ford Credit Ford Yates Racing
08-01-1998 Brickyard 400 Jeff Gordon 3 97 24 DuPont Automotive Finishes Chevrolet Rick Hendrick
08-02-1997 Brickyard 400 Ricky Rudd 7 15 10 Tide Ford Ricky Rudd
08-03-1996 Brickyard 400 Dale Jarrett 24 11 88 Quality Care / Ford Credit Ford Yates Racing
08-05-1995 Brickyard 400 Dale Earnhardt 13 28 3 Goodwrench Service Chevrolet Richard Childress
08-06-1994 Brickyard 400 Jeff Gordon 3 93 24 DuPont Chevrolet Rick Hendrick