KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

This weekend in beautiful Daytona Florida on the East Coast, The Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona is being held and million dollar machines are being flogged around the track by celebrities like Patrick Dempsey.

Also this weekend in the desert of Southern California on the West Coast the ChumpCar World Series is being run at the Streets of Willow Springs and $500 machines are being flogged around the track by people you’ve probably never heard of.

Speed Sport Life is going to try to give you live updates of both races as the weekend unfolds.

Daytona has a storied past, rich with motorsport legends and famous drivers.

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

The Streets of Willow Springs is a narrow racetrack between a cactus and a real racetrack simply called Willow Springs.

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

Patrick Dempsey is a famous actor who women want to throw their panties at.

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

Rob Krider is an unfamous blogger who has his wife throw trash bags at, “take out the garbage.”

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

This is the shop at Dempsey Racing.

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

Here is where Krider Racing works on their car, Performance In-Frame Tuning.

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

This is the GT grid at Daytona. The machines are beautiful.

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

This is some of the cars at ChumpCar. The machines are hideous.

KriderRacing38s 2010 Acura CL

Two coasts, very different, two races, extremely different, yet also very much the same 24 hour battle against time and fatigue. We’ll keep you updated as both races unfold.

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