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First Brickyard 400

What was the first Brickyard 400 like? Take a look at this photo gallery to find out!

Photo Credit: IMS

Looking Back at the Very First Brickyard 400

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AJ Foyt (right) stands next to his AJ Foyt racing entry on pit road. Photo by IMS.
The field for the very first Brickyard 400 enters Turn 1 at IMS. Photo by IMS.
Jeff Gordon crosses the start-finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by IMS.)
Race winner Jeff Gordon poses with the winner's trophies after the Brickyard 400. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)
Jeff Gordon poses with his "strip of bricks" after winning the Brickyard 400. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)
The PPG Brickyard 400 trophy sits near pit road at IMS. Photo by (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images.)
  • AJ Foyt (right) stands next to his AJ Foyt racing entry on pit road. Photo by IMS.
  • The field for the very first Brickyard 400 enters Turn 1 at IMS. Photo by IMS.
  • Jeff Gordon crosses the start-finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by IMS.)
  • Race winner Jeff Gordon poses with the winner's trophies after the Brickyard 400. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)
  • Jeff Gordon poses with his "strip of bricks" after winning the Brickyard 400. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)
  • The PPG Brickyard 400 trophy sits near pit road at IMS. Photo by (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images.)
AJ Foyt finished 30th
AJ Foyt, one of the most famous names in the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, suited up for the inaugural Brickyard 400. He finished 30 th . (Photo by IMS.)

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