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Created by artist Eduardo Mendieta, and situated along Speedway’s historic Main Street, this mural honors the city’s century-long love affair with auto racing. The car depicted in the mural is the Blitzen Benz, and it sits atop a map of Speedway featuring the iconic oval of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The child in the upper left hand corner represents the joy of discovering “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” and finding it here in Indianapolis.
The Blitzen (Lightning) Benz was the first
Date created: 2011
1330 Main St., Indianapolis, IN, 46224
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