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Do you mean the Indy 500 or the Brickyard 400 when you say Brickyard?

if you are talking about the 400, clearly Daytona is bigger, but the Indy 500 tops them all IMHO.
 

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Do you mean the Indy 500 or the Brickyard 400 when you say Brickyard?

if you are talking about the 400, clearly Daytona is bigger, but the Indy 500 tops them all IMHO.
Just to be clear:
I'm talking Stock car racing, and the two races to choose from are The Daytona "500" or The Brickyard "400"
 

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I think the first Brickyard was HUGE! But Daytona is where it all began. Therefore, Daytona will always be huger...more huge...the race to win!
 

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I was born in Indiana. I like both races but my opinion is that Daytona is the bigger event. It's been refered to as NASCAR's equivalent of the Superbowl.

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Switching between the Brickyard and the F1 replay. No shortage of empty seats at Indy. OH, a NASCAR got a flat tire, Caution flag! 10 commercials coming your way...Back the F1 race :)
 

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An interesting question Bob...
From a marketing and history standpoint, Daytona is the leader by far.

But...

As much as I never thought I would say this... I have enjoyed the last few Indy races much more than Daytona. I think the high banked superspeedways are in serious trouble until someone solves the aero dependencies that rears it's ugly head. I give credit to NASCAR for trying... there are almost as many wings and flaps on a "stock" car as there is on a Formula 1 car as they try and break up the aero advantages!! LOL

Gary
 

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History, tradition, and a better match between the cars and the track all point to Daytona for NASCAR. I was initially very excited to see NASCAR go to Indy but the races there have not really lived up to my expectations. I knew it would be a spectacle but I really hoped that it would be spectacular. It is a spectacle but still feels forced and contrived, the classic square peg in a round hole.

I still love the Indy 500 race and the cars they run at that race. But running IndyCars at Daytona would be no better than running stockers at the brickyard.
 
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