It may be mentioned that the Can-Am was the wildest, most wide-open highway racing collection that North America has ever recognized. About the one factor wilder we are able to consider are the previous Group B rally vehicles, however even they couldn’t maintain a candle to the mind-warping Can-Am race vehicles of the 1960s and early 1970s when the collection was at its zenith. This video takes you into the thick of the motion at lengthy useless Stardust Raceway outdoors of Las Vegas, Nevada.
In our continued effort to make you fully waste your workdays, right here’s a three-part collection replaying the protection of the 1966 Can-Am race.
Apart from the wild vehicles that hardly weighed 1,000 kilos and sported alky-injected big-blocks making big energy, the crop of drivers that acquired in on the motion is unequalled. Inside the first 5 minutes of the primary installment you’ll see a veritable racing corridor of fame interviewed. Run to the snack machine, seize a soda, shut your workplace door and click on play!
Stardust Raceway had a highway course and a drag strip most notably. The lifespan of the place was fairly quick working via the center 1960s and proper up into the very 1970 earlier than being shut down for causes explored within the upcoming guide, “Stardust Raceway: When Motorsports Met the Mob in Las Vegas”. We expect you’ll dig this look into racing’s previous from Las Vegas…the previous Las Vegas.
Press play on the movies under to see some true highway racing dueling within the desert –
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