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8.40 hours is about one-and-one-fourth times as long as The First Indianapolis 500.
In other words, it's 1.25330 times the length of The First Indianapolis 500, and the length of The First Indianapolis 500 is 0.797890 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Indy 500, a.k.a. International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race) (1911) (Indianapolis, Indiana)
The first recorded automobile race of its distance, the inaugural Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun in 6.70220 hours. Haroun's average speed through the race was 120 kph (74.59 mph).
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