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On his way to The Racetrack The Gnome stops at Teakettle Junction to get his bearings.

The Gnome's first look at The Racetrack Playa.

The Grandstand.

The Racetrack is actually named for this geologic feature.

The Gnome gets his first look at a traveling rock.

Most people mistakenly believe this is the phenomenon for which The Racetrack is named.

Terry Baldino, Assistant Chief of Interpretation at Death Valley National Park, explains for The Gnome how the rocks move.

The Gnome takes a ride on one of the larger rocks.

Watching two rocks race along the playa, The Gnome can't resist joining in on the fun.

After a dazzling burst of speed The Gnome is victorious.

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