Point taken on the intrinsic hypocrisy, Ugly, but it is a little different. Despite appearances, the playa is a delicate thing. And those water puddles leave dips that can prove fatal. The dips are invisible, and most of the year open to vehicle access.
In October 1997, I went out with my son to do some cleanup, and then watch Andy Green break the land speed record just down the road a piece. He went over 700 mph. That was a good day.
The Liver's End ~ Where the locals go.