Monday, January 30, 2012

Anybody Up For A Parade?

Well Counters, it has been a h*lluva good time for this olelongrooffan this weekend. Yes, it was the 50th running of the Rolex24 at the Daytona International Speedway and I was around for the parade of the past winners on Friday morning Beachside Daytona Beach until the victory lap at the Speeway on Sunday afternoon. Needless to say, I returned to the Taj Mahal and hit the sack only to work all day today and took another nap this evening.

However, I did want to share with those of you Counting Along With Me some of the over 1,200 images I gathered this weekend. Not alot of commentary in this post but look for more as this sleep deprived olelongrooffan gathers my energy back.



This year, the powers that be gathered a bunch of the past winners of the Rolex24 for the 50th anniversary. Friday morning they all gathered for a parade from beachside to the track. I was able to capture a few of them in the parade.



But before the parade, this olelongrooffan snuck walked into the Ocean Center and saw the lot of them



up close and personal.



Yeah, I have a disease for doing things like this.



But, I especially love the company my ole Comanche keeps.



Here is a quick video I was able to capture with my elcheapo 28 dollar ebay camera.

video

That's it for this time around. I gotta hit the sack. I did a post over in the Hooniverse about the parade, similar to this one and it can be seen here.

Night night and this olelongrooffan hopes everyone will, as I did this weekend,

Celebrate Life.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good posts all the way around.
tom

Busplunge said...

where are the trucks?

I think I got a couple of TOMY cars of that BMW

Bushwacker said...

Wow! You're kinda good then. You were able to take 1,200 images on the 50th running of Rolex Daytona, plus the fact that you also able to got a short video clip. I'm sure that you had a great time.


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