Overview: An hour
west of Las Vegas, Pahrump is known for legal prostitution, fireworks outlets
and an obsession with aliens. Spring Mountain Ranch adds to the mix, luring
high rollers who press their luck inside exotic cars.
desert is never as flat as it appears, and the 3.4-mile configuration hides
blind corners and a tricky dip, bouncing your car out of the compression like a
Vehicle of choice:
The top-of-the-line Corvette ZR1. Although drunk with power, it’s
equipped with mighty carbon-ceramic brakes.
The catch: In
summer, it’s hot enough to melt tires.