It wasn’t long before I heard that enigmatic sound of a throttle being held wide open; the siren song of horsepower and adrenaline has a sound all its own. Harsh and dulcet simultaneously, the severe sound of an engine being flogged is music to my ears. I adjust my stance, bring my camera to my eye, and search for my prey. Of course, the helicopter was a big clue.
“In some circles, the Mint 400 is a far far better thing than the Superbowl, the Kentucky Derby, and the lower Oakland roller derby finals all rolled into one. This race attracts a very special breed.” ~ Hunter S. ThompsonRead more "The MINT 400: Chapter 1 “Wake Up!”"