The attached articles report on the results of the first time trials that took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after the track was paved with brick. These appeared in the Decemer 18, 1909 Indianapolis Star.
This image first appeared in the December 18, 1909 Indianapolis Star as part of that day's coverage of the first time trials at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after the 2.5 mile oval was paved with 3.2 million bricks.
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