Sam Klemet en Indianapolis Speedway Needs Boost, But With Taxpayer Funds? Sunday is the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, which draws hundreds of thousands of fans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While it's an economic boon for the area, the 104-year-old track needs renovations — and just how it's getting the money is rubbing some Hoosiers the wrong way.<p>When you take in a race at the Speedway, you are seeing it at the world's largest spectator sporting facility. The place is huge, big enough to fit Yankee Stadium and the Roman Colosseum inside. Sun, 26 May 2013 09:39:00 +0000 Sam Klemet 36159 at