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How to spend three days in LA for the ultimate car-cation

Detroit may be the Motor City, but Los Angeles in its own way helped make the automobile a central part of the America’s car culture. With no real winter to deal with and lots of manufacturing know-how, southern California was a great place for hot-rodding to take off just after WWII. Dragstrips, dry lakes, and Willow Springs—the “Fastest Road in the West”—nearby meant that enthusiasts of all kinds had places to race.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/12/03/how-to-spend-three-days-in-la-for-car-cation