For any car enthusiast, traveling to races, going to museums, driving to meetups, and chatting with other like-minded individuals can be a great way to connect with the cars, learn about modifications, and make new friends. While every hobbyist has their passion, car lovers are unique in that they will go to great lengths to experience once in a lifetime opportunities. Many of which require a great deal of travel depending on where you live in the world. This article will identify 5 experiences that all car enthusiasts should attend in their lifetime.
24 Hours of Le Mans
This race is the oldest sports car race that has been held annually since 1923. It takes place near Le Mans, France and it showcases some of the most highly coveted cars. It is important to note that this race is one leg of the Triple Crown of Motorsports with the other two being the Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix. It is the 24 Hours of Le Mans race that inspired the creation of many other famous races such as the Daytona 500 and the Nurburgring.
This iconic race has been a favorite among car lovers for decades. The race is 500 miles long and is held annually in Daytona Beach, Florida in February around President’s Day. The race is highly coveted by race car drivers as it is one of four “restrictor plate” races in the NASCAR Cup series. In fact, this race is considered to be the most prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar. If you cannot attend this year as you are still saving your shiny pennies, be sure to check it out on television along with millions of viewers just like you. Continue reading