Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway, Indiana, (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States, is the home of the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400. It is located on the corner of 16th Street and Georgetown Road, approximately six miles (10 km) west of Downtown Indianapolis.

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2015 Brickyard 400

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway, Indiana, (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States, is the home of the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400. It is located on the corner of 16th Street and Georgetown Road, approximately six miles (10 km) west of Downtown Indianapolis.

Constructed in 1909, it is the original speedway, the first racing facility so named. It has a permanent seating capacity estimated at 257,325, with infield seating raising capacity to an approximate 400,000. It is the highest-capacity sports venue in the world.

Considered relatively flat by American standards, the track is a two-and-a-half mile, nearly rectangular oval with dimensions that have remained essentially unchanged since its inception: four 1⁄4 -mile (400 m) turns, two 5⁄8 -mile-long (1,000 m) straightaways between the fourth and first turns and the second and third turns, and two 1⁄8 -mile (200 m) short straightaways, termed "short chutes", between the first and second, and third and fourth turns.

A modern infield road course was constructed between 1998 and 2000, incorporating the western and southern portions of the oval (including the southwest turn) to create a 2.605-mile (4.192 km) track. In 2008, the road course was modified to replace the southwest turn with an additional infield section for motorcycle racing, resulting in a 2.621-mile (4.218 km) course.

Altogether, the current grounds have expanded from an original 320 acres (1.3 km2) on which the speedway was first built to cover an area of over 559 acres (2.3 km2). Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987, it is the only such landmark to be affiliated with automotive racing history.

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ExxonMobil

In Argentina, ExxonMobil held 0.9 million acres (3,600 km2), Germany 4.9 million acres (20,000 km2), the Netherlands 1.5 million acres (6,100 km2), Norway 0.4 million acres (1,600 km2) offshore, and the United Kingdom 0.6 million acres (2,400 km2) offshore. In Africa, its upstream operations are concentrated in Angola (0.4 million acres (1,600 km2) offshore), Chad (46,000 acres (19,000 ha)), Equatorial Guinea (0.1 million acres (400 km2) offshore), and Nigeria (0.8 million acres (3,200 km2) offshore.

In addition, it plans to start exploration activities off Liberia and Ivory Coast. It had exploration activities also in Madagascar but these operations were ended because of unsatisfied results.

(Source: Wikipedia)