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Lamborghini | Palm Beach

Photos/Story by Rick Weaver.
A while back a friend of mine, Frank Jacobellis, from Cars and Coffee invited me to shoot the beautiful cars at Lamborghini Palm Beach, so I took him up on his offer and stopped by Tuesday afternoon. They had a 2020 Lamborghini Sian FKP 37. It’s a super sports car powered by a V12 and coupled with electric boost boasting a top speed of 217 miles per hour.

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Lamborghini Palm Beach | 2345 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

There were many of the Urus SUV as well as a Large selection of Lamborghini Huracan STO’s and Huracan EVO coupes. They also have a large selection of certified pre-owned performances cars with makes such as Ferrari’s, Bentley’s Porsche and Austin Martin to name a few. The cars and the dealership were beautiful and I appreciated the opportunity the photograph them.

 

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Talladega, Alabama
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TOP FUEL | Dragsters

Drag racing was born in the dry lake beds in the California deserts. In the 1930s as engines got better and drivers got braver, speeds began topping 100mph. But it wasn’t until after World War II that a bunch of kids with cars, hanging out with nowhere in particular to go, turned into something more serious.

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From the 1970s onwards drag racing began to take its modern shape. This was the era of sponsorship with big companies throwing their support behind teams. Volunteer crew members were suddenly given wages, trailers were turned into mobile workshops, and even the NHRA found a sponsor allowing it to offer bigger prize money.

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As the decade turned drag racing began to get organized. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) was founded in 1951 by Wally Parks, and within the decade two classes of competition had developed ‘Unmodified Stock’ and ‘Top Eliminator’.

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However, it wasn’t until one of the most serious accidents in early drag racing history in the 1970s that the fundamentals of car design changed. When Don Garlit’s front-motored dragster suffered a transmission explosion which split his car in half and cut off his right foot, he vowed to invent a car with the engine in the back capable of being a winner. He succeeded and within two years all car engines sat behind the drivers.

 

Vintage Racing | Nostalgia

Some say the first auto race occurred directly after the second car rolled off the assembly line. Other than nostalgic blathering, here’s a few photos from day’s past, dare I say decades. It’s great to see the reason for more safety devices, and the need for speed.

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WELCOME TO SVRA. As one of the oldest organizations in vintage racing, and the only one with a national presence, SVRA is committed to presenting the best possible experience for our competitors and fans. From 200 MPH Indy and Formula 1 cars to classic Jaguars and Porsches, our events provide a rolling history of motorsport where the cars are the stars at legendary tracks across the country such as Watkins Glen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sonoma Raceway, The Circuit of the Americas, and Portland International Raceway.

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