The 2019 season is fast approaching and with that in mind, here at Paddock Eye we thought would do something a little different.

Paddock Eye has a big motorsport year ahead as we head to the 103rd running of the Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. We will then be heading to the 24 Hours of LeMans for the very first time.

We thought we would look at the different monuments that make motorsport so special. At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway we have the Pagoda.

The Japanese Pagoda design was built at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1913. In 1925 the Pagoda was rebuilt and in 1957, the master race control tower was rebuilt and stood at the start line until 1998 when construction of a brand new race control tower and Pagoda began and was completed in 2000 just ahead of the inaugural United States Grand Prix which was held on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.

One of the most iconic sights in motorsport

One of the most iconic sights in motorsport

The LeMans 24 Hours have the iconic ferris wheel is the centre-piece of the flagship World Endurance Championship event which has taken place every June since 1923. The event attracts

As well as the famous ferris wheel there is also the famous Dunlop bridge which the drivers go under as they come out of the first chicane heading down the first straight at LeMans.

2017 World Endurance Championship.Round Three, Le Mans.Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans.10th - 18th June 2017.Photo:(Christopher Lee)/ Drew Gibson Photography

2017 World Endurance Championship.Round Three, Le Mans.Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans.10th – 18th June 2017.Photo:(Christopher Lee)/ Drew Gibson Photography

In Formula One we have the viewing tower with a glass floor where fans can see the entire Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The tower has been great from for Formula One and it will shortly be great for the NTT IndyCar Series with the IndyCar Classic set to take place from March 22-24.

The Circuit of the Americas opened in 2012 after two years of construction

The Circuit of the Americas opened in 2012 after two years of construction

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