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8 ropes is about one-eighty-fifth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway
In other words, it's 0.0121212 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 82.50010 times that amount.
(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 660 ropes. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
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