Since Formula 1 testing in Barcelona is still 24 days out and we must wait until March 20 for the inaugural F1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, the Hutton household launched the 2022 racing season by watching the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The drivers and crews are from around the globe, performing in five different classes of cars, making for fast, faster, and the fastest driving, start-to-finish for 24-hours through the night and in unseasonably cold Florida temps. This race celebrates a 60th anniversary, but there is a deeper racing history in Daytona. Certainly not ecologically sane by today’s standards but my Uncle Mac gives me a family tie to an early era of beach racing.
Photo Credit: G. McMichael Anderson