# Correction for the length of The First Indianapolis 500

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How long is 120,000 seconds?

It's about five times as long as The First Indianapolis 500

The length of The First Indianapolis 500 is about 24,128 seconds.

(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 hours, 42 minutes, and 8 seconds. Haroun's average speed through the race was 120 kph (74.59 mph).