2010 YEAR IN NORTH VALLEY INCLUDED THE 8th RUNNING OF THE LONGEST AUTOMOBILE RACE IN AMERICA IN WILLOWS AT THUNDERHILL PARK.
The attached photo captures the unique nature of the yearly running of North America’s longest automobile endurance race helthe first weekend in December at Thunderhill Raceway Park located just west of the small town of Willows in Glenn County California. Close to seventy  entries competed in the non-stop 25 hour marathon of motorized machinery.
The event is presented by the National Auto Sport Association [NASA], a California based recreational and professional sanctioning body that has been conducting events at the track since it opened in 1993.
The event attracts international attention including a cross-section of drivers from all over the world. Media coverage of the event is also world-wide and includes a number of magazine articles that feature various aspects of the race as well as special teams. Some of the teams include automobile manufactures who test new vehicle technology in the anonymity of the event as well as media teams and championship teams from various well-known sanctioning bodies.
The event has a huge impact on the north-valley area because of its size, duration and international identity.
Thunderhill Park is located at 5250 Hwy 162 in Willows and can also be reached by calling (530) 934-5588 ext 101.
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The school will return to Thunderhill in 2011. Watch this website for more info!
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