All Posts Tagged With: "Race Tracks"
A while back Microsoft released a program called MapCruncher ΓÇô an easy way to georeference an image to be placed right on top of Virtual Earth Maps. MapCruncherΓäó beta for Microsoft┬« Virtual EarthΓäó is a newly-released, innovative tool that allows anyone to import maps, layer them, and share them on a website using the Microsoft [...]7Jul2008 | Virtual Bird's Eye | 2 comments | Continued
Take a look at the sunny Homestead-Miami Speedway.┬á Home of the IndyCar series racing and also the season finale of the NASCAR series. Quick odd fact about the track: Four lakes were created, providing more than 2.5 million cubic yards of lime rock fill to create the banking. Three of the four lakes are located [...]24Mar2008 | Virtual Bird's Eye | 0 comments | Continued
Located just outside and to the west of Kansas comes the Kansas Speedway in all it’s glory.┬á This 1.5 mile oval is home to NASCAR, ARCA, USAC and IRL races.┬á Below are links to the Virtual Earth Maps for the Aerial View and the Bird’s Eye View – click the image for maps Technorati Tags: [...]24Mar2008 | Virtual Bird's Eye | 0 comments | Continued
The Yard of Bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Home of the Brickyard 400 and the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar races. Also this year is the home of the 2008 Red Bull Indianapolis GP – The first time motorcycles are going to be around the track. Check out the link below for Aerial Photos and [...]20Mar2008 | Virtual Bird's Eye | 0 comments | Continued
Well the aerials aren’t that good around Michigan International Speedway, but there are some good Bird’s Eye photos – even some with the drivers there testing again. The track is nestled on more than 1,400-plus acres in the Irish Hills of southeastern Michigan. Groundbreaking took place on September 28, 1967. Over 2.5 million yards of [...]18Mar2008 | Virtual Bird's Eye | 0 comments | Continued