It’s an annual event in Austin, Texas. The June Bug Rally. It’s not a rally in the traditional sense, more of a motorized treasure hunt, and it brings out some of the nicest old Volks in the area.

Cars lined up for the start.

Lemans style start.

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And they’re off. A swarm of thrumming flat fours is a joy to hear, even if the cars make more noise than speed.

The finish line was at Top Notch hamburgers on Burnet Road.

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Last year’s event was rainy and hot: