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    Aruba Drag Racing

    https://www.facebook.com/ADRA-Aruba-...1543264640939/

    we have a couple of aruba friends who are drag race junkies!!

    have you ever considered going to the races in aruba?

    and of course i am thinking....is there food there ?

    and YES...there are food trucks.

    aruba, such a tiny island and LOTS to do.

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    That's one place that we have never been to, but would like to go one day. Ricky from Wheels2go is an enthusiast. His children race junior dragsters and he has previously travel with a drag race team to different events in the states. FYI



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    Wish they had demolition derbies!!

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    My boys would probably love checking this out.
    Jacki ~ loving Aruba from NJ

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    i'd be going for the food

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    Dont worry if you havn't been. As a local myself I never went. Its a real niche crowd on the island but its a strong niche with dedicated people who love the sport! Aruban cars and teams also compete regularly in the states and elsewhere.

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    Very interesting. One of my neighbors races one of his cars and travels a far distance to do so a few times a year. I myself have not raced since I was young and that was all illegal street races. Yep, I had a wild side when I was younger...I had a 68 olds with a 455 rocket engine that FLEW....I never lost a race in that car, lol. I am thankful I no longer feel the need to be an idiot. I would love to check this out over the summer when we are there for 2 weeks.

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    An air ambulance one accidentally landed there mistaking it for an airport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by __steve__ View Post
    An air ambulance one accidentally landed there mistaking it for an airport.
    oops
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4v4JiMxAOU

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    Drove by once but never stopped. Big fan of NHRA back here in States. Younger brother part time pit crews for Jeff Diehl Racing, top fuel funny car.

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