Two classic racetracks come to ‘Forza Motorsport 5’ – Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Silverstone Circuit

Two crown jewel racetracks of the international racing scene have been announced for “Forza Motorsport 5” – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Silverstone Circuit.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, also known as “The Brickyard” due to its all-brick construction (until 1961, that is), is home to the Indy 500, the premier racing event in the Indy Racing League, America’s top open-wheel competition. Watch the video above to catch a glimpse of the legendary speedway zip by in an open-wheel race car.

As for the Silverstone Circuit, it was originally a Royal Air Force airfield used in World War II and was home to bomber groups that utilized its long runways to get airborne with heavy munition loads. After the war was over, car enthusiasts abounded and the airfield was leased to the Royal Automobile Club. Ever since the first crude race course was established, cars have been flying around its tarmac.

To see screenshots of both tracks and video of the Silverstone Circuit, head on over to the “Forza Motorsport 5” news page.

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Jeff Meisner
Microsoft News Center Staff