56. THE OVAL'S SO BIG, YOU COULD FIT VATICAN CITY INSIDE-- TWICE.
In addition, it could also hold all of these at once time: Vatican, White House, Churchill Downs, Rose Bowl, Statue of Liberty, Yankee Stadium, the Taj Mahal and the Roman Collisum. They say there is a famous Google Earth image of it.
57. IMS IS BIGGER THAN NEARLY ALL HOOSIER CITIES ON RACE DAY.
Attendance for the 500 makes the Speedway the second-largest Indiana city one day a year. Only Indianapolis is bigger.
58. THE TRACKS AMENITIES:
17 grandstand, 26 bridges, and six tunnels.
59. ONE LAP AROUND THE OVAL IS EQUAL TO 2.5 MILES.
But, you knew that.
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