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Old January 14th, 2006, 01:14 AM
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Default We are going to Daytona for race week,,,

Wow,,,DH just let me know that he has booked us for the whole of speed week in Daytona Beach. It has always been his dream so guess we are finally gonna do it. So look out Tony Stewart here I come,,,,
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Old January 14th, 2006, 11:07 AM
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you are to lucky! I would love to go and see that! My husband has gone and said he would take me someday, but he hasn't yet. WOW...all that Power, and sound...and the tools...Oh yeah...a girls dream...

Have fun!!!!!
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We use to go when I was a little girl. What a dream it would be to go now that I can appreciate it more.
I hope you have a wonderful time, and will be thinking of you.

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We love Speedweeks here and join in all the fun that we can. When I was racing and after I went into officiating races it was a time I got very little sleep. Now I just enjoy and if possible ride my motorcyle around.
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woo hoo! how cool is that!
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Old January 16th, 2006, 12:45 PM
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8) 8) OHHHHHhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...HOW JEALOUS am I Have fun and enjoy.
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Old January 24th, 2006, 10:25 PM
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Well it's only for the Shootout but still it's DAYTONA.
Going to take our grandson.

Took him to last race of the year last year and now to first of this year.
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I'm pretty sure I'm one of the only people in America that hasn't watched a race. I really just don't get it. I'm very ignorant on the subject. Maybe someday someone will explain it and all its finer points.
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Old January 25th, 2006, 08:29 AM
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Our whole family are race fans!! Even got my son in law hooked!! My driver........Tony Stewart!!! Go to many races and next year going to the Daytona 500 for the first time. Never been to that track--can't wait!!!!!!!!!!
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On your way down stop in and see us.

For VTJen: The best way to get interested in the sport is to find a driver you can pull for. Most all NASCAR fans have their favorite driver. Watch a race or two and feel the electricity of the race.

At the superspeedways, such as Daytona, they will be going close to 200 MPH, 5 inches off each others bumpers, for about 3 hours. At that speed there is about 2 lbs. of weight on each wheel. The car is continuously on the verge of spinning out, at 200 MPH. The slightest tap in the corners by another car and that car is in the wall.

I started becoming a fan about 8 years ago when the guys in my department were always talking about it during their breaks. The more they talked the more interested I became until I started watching some races. Then I became a fan. My favorite driver - Jeff Gordon.

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