Gallery: IndyCar’s Newest Street Course in Nashville Is an Eyeful

On August 8, the NTT IndyCar Series will race on the streets of Nashville, Tennessee, for the first time. Here’s a batch of images, courtesy of IndyCar’s photo team, from Saturday’s practice and qualifying day from what promises to be a most exciting addition to the IndyCar schedule.

There are a few narrow spots which will make passing difficult.

The Korean War Veterans Memorial bridge is the signature of the Nashville street circuit.

It’s safe to say that the locals never found speed like this on the their commute over the Korean War Veterans Memorial bridge.

Nissan Stadium is home to the Tennessee Titans of the NFL.

NTT IndyCar drivers show the quickest way out of Nashville.

This is s good weekend to keep the bike paths clear in downtown Nashville.

The Big Machine Music City Grand Prix is another street party for Nashville.

Good luck getting a parking spot like this for a Titans’ game.

Crowds flocked to the grandstands for practice and qualifying in Nashville on Saturday.

The Nashville street circuit is not all concrete, bridges and skyscrapers.

Yes, pit road is Nashville is a real road.

The view from the Korean War Veterans Memorial bridge overlooking downtown Nashville.

The best way to beat traffic in Nashville might be to drive your Indy car to work.

Scott Dixon found the going a little rough on Saturday.

It’s tough to beat the sight of an IndyCar in a downtown setting.


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