2015 Indianapolis 500 By The Numbers
Hundreds of thousands of people flock to ‘naptown’ every spring for the pinnacle of racing — The Indy 500.
Sure, we all know the cars are fast, but Wallet Hub has also provided a breakdown of the several other fascinating numbers as well.
$3.5M: The current value of the Indy 500 trophy.
$431M: The Indy 500’s economic impact on the city of Indianapolis.
14.5%: Percentage increase in the average ticket price from 2014.
2nd: Consecutive year in which “glamping” will be allowed in the Indy 500 infield over race weekend.
In case you didn’t know Glamping = glamorous camping. So yeah …
And now for the info-graphic: