Hillbank Grand Opening | June 3, 2017 | Ford GT and GT40

A year ago this weekend I attended the HRE Open House and was exposed to the Hillbank/Superformance team for the second time, the first being my visit to the Carroll Shelby Cruise-In at the Petersen. Both times I was left in awe at the craftsmanship and detail exemplified in each build, every facet of the car polished and tuned with a dedication to the legacy they now uphold. Fast forward to this weekend and yet again, I find myself in love.

With the sun beating down and the temperature breaking the century mark, most of the show's attendees retreated inside for refreshments, awards, and air conditioning. This gave me a golden window of alone time with these magnificent Gulf-liveried machines. I tried to make the best of midday sun and enjoy my results, but I'd kill to get these out in a mountain pass or a couple miles out of town with the sun low in the sky. For now, I hope you enjoy these shots and check out more of the Hillbank Grand Opening here!

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