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Best American race: Daytona 500 or Indy 500?

When it comes to racing in the United States, the spectacle is everything and nothing embodies that more than NASCAR's Daytona 500 and Indycar's Indy 500. People love the Daytona 500 because of raw stock car racing. Others love the Indy 500 because it is one of the oldest races in the United States. The party atmosphere is also something to experience. Which race is better? 🏎🚗

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The Indy 500 can claim to have the speed, but that excitement wears off around mile 100. Real races happen at the Daytona 500.

NASCAR is known for intimate dog fights that happen within inches of each other. That is only magnified at the Great American Race where drivers rub, bang and jostle for position to get the season started off on a high note and etch their names into history.

Not only do you get the best side-by-side racing, but you also get the party too. The infield at Daytona has some of the most funloving racing fans in the world. Unlike the Indy 500, where the party can eclipse the race, the race is never lost in all of the madness.

There is nothing more American than the Daytona 500.

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That little race in Daytona may be first on the calendar, but the Indy 500 is just better.

NASCAR might have that brutish contact racing, but the beauty in Indycar is the breakneck speed. You won't see a car pass 200 mph at Daytona because of restrictor plates, but the carts at the Indy 500 routinely go over 230 mph. That means fast racing and a low margin for error. It's that precision that makes the Indy 500 more fun to watch.

Not only do you get the best side-by-side racing, but you also get one of the wildest parties too. One of the greatest tailgates happens in the infield of the stadium. Who doesn't want racing with a side of debauchery?

The Indy 500 is in a class of its own.

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Best American race: Daytona 500 or Indy 500?
A festive crown for the winner
#Daytona500FTW
#Indy500FTW