Yes, the headline is correct. Here in Port Aransas, we have sand belt races every second and fourth Saturday. Yesterday was the second Saturday, so I had to go and check it out. Here is where the races are held.
Obviously, this is a pirate bar. Here is a shot of the inside.
A fun place. The races are out back. The Gaff has been conducting these races since 2005. The next photo is a shot of the judge’s stand.
Here is the pit area where the sanders are being prepared.
Here is a cute entry.
Here is a shot of the raceway. (two lane) That guy with the beard, new tattoo and cigarette. is the finish judge.
Here is the start of a race.
And the finish line.
I’ll bet you are wondering if anyone from town shows up for these races. Well, take a look.
Of course, there is a bar and a band so why not?