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MUST SEE: Cylinder samples show track's history

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(WQOW) -- Did you know the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indy 500, is over 100 years old?

It's true, and fans got a rare glimpse of the racetrack's history. Photos tweeted out by the speedway's president who the 108 years of repaving layers of asphalt and stone. The cylinders were pulled up during a recent repaving project. They even show all the way down to the original sand and brick track from 1909!

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