Race Car In The Desert

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When the first snowfall of the year hits, that usually signifies the end of the racing season here in Alberta. A little further down south however, things are a little bit different.

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Welcome to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a place where there is never snow, always sun, and thus always racing!

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Thanks to the guys and gals over at Dream Racing, anyone can show up at any time of the year and race around a full track with some of the most exotic machinery available.

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When I arrived there was an Aventador, a Huracan, an F430, a 599 GTO, and a 911 GT3RS blasting around. Did I mention that we’re also in the middle of the desert? The glorious sound of roaring exhaust notes is the ONLY thing you can hear out here.

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There is a fair amount of vehicles that you can choose from out here ranging from Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porsches, McLarens, and more. You can even get ride-alongs in any of the vehicles including high-speed drifting ride-alongs in an tuned M3 or Camaro.

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Sadly I wasn’t driving that day, but rather just there to check out the facilities and hang out.

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This is the sight that you’re greeted with upon arrival; supercars laid out in a line just waiting for you to choose one.

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On the opposite side is the track where most of the cars and lined up and ready to go, including this pair of F430 GT’s.

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The facilities themselves at Motor Speedway are also very impressive. This is a top notch racetrack just ready to be filled with tens of thousands of people on a weekend with all sorts of accommodations for everyone, from visitors to race teams.

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There’s even an observation deck where you can watch cars screaming down the main straight!

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Dream Racing themselves also has a classroom to help teach new racers theory…

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…to a full simulator room for people to practice before jumping into the real thing.

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Obviously the cars themselves go through quite a bit of abuse on a daily basis, so Dream Racing also has a full service shop setup to take care of the regular maintenance on all their vehicles (which apparently also includes a life time supply of tires).

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These guys sure love their Ferraris.

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In fact out of all the cars present, there were probably more F430 GT’s than anything else.

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Here is another one sitting next to a disassembled Gallardo Super Trofeo…

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…and yet another one sitting in front of the Gallardo.

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A Huracan Super Trofeo under wraps.

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Sadly this is going to be the last automotive related post of the year. Guess we’ll just have to wait until either the sun comes back or until I decide to go on another trip!

-brandon.

Click HERE to view the full photo set on Flickr.

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