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 It's about one-fortieth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway In other words, 100 meters is 0.024855 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 40.2337 times that amount. (Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 4,023.360 meters. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run. It's about one-fortieth as long as Daytona International Speedway In other words, 100 meters is 0.024855 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 40.2337 times that amount. (Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 4,023.360 meters in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length. It's about 45 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial) In other words, 100 meters is 43 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.02 times that amount. (artificial; average height)The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 2.3 m. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.To all those observing, Merry Christmas from The Measure of Things! It's about 45 times as tall as André the Giant In other words, 100 meters is 45 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.02 times that amount. (Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 2.2 m tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 2.1 m and his true height is the subject of some dispute. It's about 45 times as tall as Shaq In other words, 100 meters is 45 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.02 times that amount. (Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)Shaq is 2.2 m tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities. It's about one-fiftieth as tall as a Puncak Jaya In other words, 100 meters is 0.0205 times the height of a Puncak Jaya, and the height of a Puncak Jaya is 48.83 times that amount. (a.k.a. Mt. Carstensz, a.k.a. Carstensz Pyramid, a.k.a. Nemangkawi, a.k.a. Carstensz Toppen, a.k.a. Gunung Sukarno) (Papua province, Indonesia)The highest point in Oceania (and therefore one of the seven summits) peak of Puncak Jaya is 4,884 m. Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon, the mountain's namesake, is said to have been ridiculed for claiming to have seen snow near the equator when he reported his discovery of the peak in 1623. It's about one-fiftieth as tall as a Vinson Massif In other words, 100 meters is 0.0204 times the height of a Vinson Massif, and the height of a Vinson Massif is 48.92 times that amount. (a.k.a. Mount Vinson) (Antarctica)Mount Vinson, the highest peak of the Vinson Massif mountain, reaches 4,892 m at its peak. The mountain is named after Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson who emphatically promoted Antarctic exploration in the 1930s.