Memories of the year: A maiden Indianapolis 500 trip

Memories of the year: A maiden Indianapolis 500 trip

AUTOSPORT.com editor Simon Strang reflects on his favourite moment from 2010 - a first visit to the Indianapolis 500 and a surprise lap around the Brickyard alongside a childhood hero

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway creeps up on you. On the drive from the hotel, you cruise down Crawfordsville Road, approaching the junction with 16th Street – where the circuit's administration centre is based.

The scene looks just like that you would expect from Bland Street, Everytown, USA.

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