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Reno Historic Races

Reno Historic Races

Each May, vintage car enthusiasts from around the United States converge on Nevada's Reno-Fernley Raceway to view classic race cars and mingle with millionaire racers, mechanics, self-described "gearheads" and collectors. RENO HISTORIC RACES features scenes from the 2008 event, including footage of the restoration of a vintage car, a visit to Reno-Fernley track (racing's "field of dreams"), a tour of one of the world's great Porsche collections and racing etiquette lessons for the million-dollar-car circuit. In addition, racers describe the adrenaline-fueled thrills of driving these historic automobiles. [26 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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Program Description: Each May, vintage car enthusiasts from around the United States converge on Nevada's Reno-Fernley Raceway to view classic race cars and mingle with millionaire racers, mechanics, self-described "gearheads" and collectors. RENO HISTORIC RACES features scenes from the 2008 event, including footage of the restoration of a vintage car, a visit to Reno-Fernley track (racing's "field of dreams"), a tour of one of the world's great Porsche collections and racing etiquette lessons for the million-dollar-car circuit. In addition, racers describe the adrenaline-fueled thrills of driving these historic automobiles.

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