Forrest loves dirt track racing. When we lived in Oregon, he was pit crew for a friend’s late model team. When we traveled through North Carolina we visited a track and went to a race when we were in Pennsylvania. So when we found ourselves headed to the Mountains instead of back to the desert and Forrest found that it was opening night at Thunder Mountain, we were off.
Thunder Mountain was definitely not the fanciest racetrack we’ve visited but we still had fun. It was the season’s opening night and from what I overheard, the crowds were much smaller than usual. I think the track can probably blame part of the poor turnout on the fact that it was freezing and windy out.
Despite the chilly conditions, it was pretty enjoyable. I