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Old 02-26-2008, 06:29 AM   #1
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50th Anniv, Daytona 500

Five of us from work and myself went Feb 14-18. We flew to Orlando and rented a really nice house. We drove to Daytona on Friday for the Silverado 250 truck race and Sunday for the Daytona 500.

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1. Daytona 500 race day
2. Accomodations
3. Truck Race
4. Extra activities
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:29 AM   #2
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That's cool.
I thought Tony was going to win!!! O'well, he managed third...I think JR. came in 9th after the fat lady sang.
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:38 AM   #3
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nice, that was weird that you took all those pics of that security gaurd by the race track! ha ha
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Nice. Looks like yall had a great time. Maybe one day I can make this race. Thanks for sharing pics.
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This is pretty much the view from our seats on row 10. Somehow, row 10 is the first row, not so good, especially for the price. However, we were sitting near the exit of pit row.



The house in Orlando was really nice. Everything you could want for about $600 for 4 days. 6br, 6 bath, garage with pool table, foosball, air hockey. Heated pool and spa, 54" tv and entertainment center.



We did a lot of go-kart racing during free time. Although they were kinda small for me. Also, there were a lot of exhibits at the speedway.





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Very nice. I am jealous.
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I hope to make a race someday, and that would be the one to make. Every one I know that has been says "TV dont do the race justice, 180mph is alot faster in person"
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ITV dont do the race justice, 180mph is alot faster in person
And, there's a 100 mph wall of wind that hits you after a pack of cars goes by. On the front row, it's so loud that it hurts. It's not, "cool, that's loud" it's more like you want the the earmuffs on.
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