Becoming the Brickyard

This is a collection of articles published during the Fall of 1909 concerning the work to pave the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with 3.2 million bricks. The great speed facility was tagged with the name, "The Brickyard" before the work was done.

On the Olympics & Vitrified Surfaces

The article in attachment IMSplans102409 was originally published on October 24, 1909 in the Indianapolis Star. Almost unfathomable, but Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials still harbored ambitions of holding a race meet on the new Brickyard on November 1.

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