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The 25 Hours of Thunderhill, A Rum Diary

For Krider Racing, the 2012 running of the 25 Hours of Thunderhill started with rum and ended with rum. It took a fair amount of rum to garner the courage to take on such a monumental task like “The 25.” This is the story of how a group of friends came together to compete with factory backed professional race teams in the longest road race in North America, while campaigning a $500 car that was originally built for the 24 Hours of LeMons, and somehow walked away victorious. This is the Krider Racing 25 Hours of Thunderhill “Rum Diary”
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Speed News NASA’s New Digital Magazine

Here at Speed:Sport:Life we love our racing. We like to watch it, we like to read about it, and we like to participate as much as our pocket books and significant others will allow. The guys at the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) feel the same way and they do their best to let gearheads like us come out to the track to play. From High Performance Driving Education (HPDE) to full blown wheel to wheel endurance racing there is something for everyone.

NASA has come out with their own digital magazine, entitled Speed News, and has asked Speed:Sport:Life contributor Racer Boy Rob Krider to contribute. The digital mag looks great and works awesome for tablet users. Check out the newest issue below:

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Click Here To View Current Issue of Speed News

To supplement the new magazine NASA has a monthly video show also entitled Speed News produced by GoRacingTV.com. And for the host, they have Speed:Sport:Life’s own Racer Boy Rob Krider along with NASA’s John Lindsey to host the show. Check out the July episode below:

One Man, One Motor

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Rob Krider hosts the “Club Racer” show on GoRacingTV.com which shows racers the “how-to” for car prep.

Every racer has an “off-season” to do list. It is usually those few items that didn’t get taken care of during the year because other matters were more pressing (like an engine throwing the piston out of the side of the block). In the winter, you can finally get around to maybe throwing in some S Gear gauges or updating your old racing harnesses with new ones from I/O Port Racing Supplies. Or, if you’re not in the mood to hang around the garage and stress out about how hard your unused Hoosier tires are getting in the off-season, you can always numb your mind with some Mexican beers and think about summer. Of course, in California, winter is summer, so we skip all of our off-season to do lists, go to the beach and procrastinate. It is a good time to kick back, turn on the iPad and flip through the National Auto Sport Association’s (NASA’s) new e-magazine called SpeedNews. Yes, I’m glad you asked, you will see coverage from Speed:Sport:Life in future issues.
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Speed:Sport:Life featured in Documentary on 25 Hours of Thunderhill

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The 25: Speed Rain Darkness Damage Glory

GoRacingTV.com’s Documentary of NASA’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Krider Racing, a team that drove its way to success in crap-can racing with both the 24 Hours of LeMons and ChumpCar $500 racecar events, graduated to National Auto Sport Association (NASA) races and competed in the Western Endurance Racing Championship (WERC). The team applied their tried-and-true formula from racing beaters and went on to earn the 2010 E3 Championship title in the WERC series. Cameras followed the team to NASA’s headline-year-ending event, the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. With narration by “RacerBoy” Rob Krider and production from GoRacingTV.com this gritty documentary came to life about what it was like to “Survive the 25.”

Racer Boy: Endurance Club Racing –Grab Your Friends, You’re Gonna Need Them

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You already have a car with a rollcage and you finally got your competition license. The only problem now is you’re totally broke from installing the rollcage and paying to go to driving school. With limited funds, how are you going to race? Simple, split the operating costs with a few friends and go endurance racing. With endurance racing, you and your friends will each get more than enough seat time and you can all share the burden fun of working on the car and paying for tires.

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GoRacingTV.com and Speed:Sport:Life team up for video coverage of the 25 Hours of Thunderhill

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For the 25 Hours of Thunderhill GoRacingTV.com shipped a bunch of HD Cameras to the Krider Racing crew to film their adventures in the number 33 Nissan Sentra SE-R at the race. The team took hours of footage and the editors at GoRacingTV.com are currently busy putting together a feature episode of the event. In the meantime, GoRacingTV is running a new web series called The Insiders Report which features Randy Pobst (World Challenge Champion), Peter Keane (Daytona 24 Hour Crew Chief), Bill Wood (Motorsports commentator) and GoRacingTV’s founder, Errol Tucker. The weekly show has inside information on pro and amateur motorsports as well as features expert opinions and insight from the people deep in the motor racing field.

The first episode talks about NASA’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Check out the links below:

Episode 1 (25 Hours of Thunderhill, Travis Pastrana in NASCAR, Grand-Am Testing)

Episode 2 (Ken Block Gymkhana, Trans-Am Schedule, Daytona Testing)

Episode 3 (Rally Cross, Rally Car, Audi R-18, Trans-Am, K-Pax Racing)

Episode 4 (SCCA, Grand-Am, Formula Drift, Dakar Rally)

Look for future episodes of The Insiders Report each week on GoRacingTV.com and stay tuned for the Speed:Sport:Life feature episode from Thunderhill.

Speed:Sport:Life “Survives The 25”

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The Krider/Kramer Racing Speed:Sport:Life E3 Class entry finished second in the 6 hour race (first portion of the 25 hour race), clinching the Western Endurance Racing Championship series for 2010. The team went on for the full 25 hours in the longest road race in the world to finish 31st overall out of 78 teams and 12th in class (after being in two major crashes from overtaking faster cars). Check out what the team did to endure the 25.

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Speed:Sport:Life Prepares for the 25 Hours of Thunderhill

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The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Mothers is coming up quick with only a few more days for teams to prepare. The race kicks off at 11:00 a.m. on December 4th, goes 25 grueling hours around the clock, and the checker falls at 12:00 p.m. on December 5th. Speed:Sport:Life will be there covering the event (while also competing in the E3 class in the number 33 Krider/Kramer Racing Nissan Sentra). Check out a few things our team has done to try to get ready for the lengthy road race that is one solid hour longer than the world famous 24 Heures du Mans. Photo by Vanhap Motorsports Photography.

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Speed:Sport:Life/Krider Racing lead points in Western Endurance Racing Championship

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The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Western Endurance Racing Championship (WERC) is a grueling endurance racing series encompassing six rounds of competition at different tracks for multiple classes (everything from prototypes to Miatas). With five rounds in the history books for 2010 Speed:Sport:Life/Krider Racing is leading the E3 class championship points. Photo by Vanhap Motorsports Photography.

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Video Footage From NASA National Championships

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The guys at GoRacingTV.com have put up some great video footage from the NASA 2010 National Championships at Miller Motorsports Park. Click here to check it out.