By grey's girlAugust 23, in Aruba. We've been told, that there is a drag strip in Aruba When I 'googled' this, the site can up but I couldn't connect.
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Join roughly 30, spectators and 4, participants in San Nicolas at the Palo Marga International Raceway Park, a top racing facility in the Caribbean. The half-mile track was designed by Steve Gibbs, former president of the National Hot Rod Association, and hosts an average of seven racing events and about twenty street-legal drag racing events throughout the year. Visitors to Aruba
The island is an amazing place with an interesting arid climate, near constant breeze, and friendly populous that made it one of the best places we have ever visited. We had all kinds of fun seeing the local sights, drinking lots of local beer, and sucking up as much sand and sun as humanly possible while parked under grass huts on the beach. Oh, did I mention that they have a drag strip? This island of just square miles andpermanent residents has a full-on quarter mile strip which has been open and in operation since the early s.
Many racers, officials and fans have made Aruba their vacation spot, including famous names like Harold Martin. Now, a group of 35 folks from Union, S. And while they are sure to enjoy the beauties of the island paradise, their motive for venturing south is quite unique.
But they say good things come to those who wait, and for legendary entertainer and octogenarian Captain Jack McClure, that wait was more than 40 years. And now, at the ripe age of 88, McClure is going take a legitimate crack at a mark he set way back in the golden years of drag racing when safety, insurance, and everything else took a backseat to men and women willing to put their lives on the line to fill the grandstands at drag strips around the country. McClure, who brought himself and his original and infamous rocket-powered kart out of retirement just last fall for its first official runs down a drag strip in more than four decades, has struck a deal with the Aruba International Raceway Park Palomarga in Sint Nicolaas, Aruba to make full quarter-mile runs over the weekend of February 28th.
I'd like to go all the different areas of Aruba while I'm there in August. I've read on posts here that there's a good restaraunt in san nicolas. Is this area safe?
Let Aruba local and All-star Boston shortstop, Xander Bogaerts, show you why he loves his happy home. Our tiny island gem is nestled in the warm southern Caribbean with nearly different nationalities happily living together. We welcome all visitors with sunny smiles and a warm embrace.
Sadly, for most of the country, mired in hip-deep snow and sub-freezing temperatures, winter will continue to drag on seemingly indefinitely. The need for speed is planet-wide. Jon Asher Photos.
International Raceway Park Palo Marga, located in San Nicolas, has become the top race facility in the Caribbean, annually hosting events from January through November. Designed by N. Over 30, spectators and over 4, participants visit International Raceway Park Palo Marga each season and this with an island population of less thaninhabitants. The track, which has been in operation sincehas one of the richest histories in the motorsports community of the island of Aruba.