For the Road Enthusiast: “Mulholland Raceway”

I can’t imagine that civil engineers consider the needs of the “road enthusiast” when designing roads today. Let’s all hope that Mulholland (currently closed indefinitely due to erosion) is restored soon.

Here’s more footage from 1982, right before the LAPD helicopters put an end to the nightly Mulholland races for good.

More on Mulholland racing, and the “King of the Hill” custom Porsche 911 RSR at Pelican Parts.

DISCUSS (3 Comments)

  1. Steven Smith

    This 911 was just featured in Excellence magazine.

  2. Kurt O

    Ahh, the old days. I messed around up there quite a bit from ’74 until about ’79 or ’80. I ran a ’65 Mustang, lowered, Konis, Shelby springs and bars, Radial T/A’s. It was fun, low key, tried to fly low and not attract attention.

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