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2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion: The Über Gallery

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While our man Travis was busy having a crisis in the pits, friend of Jalopnik Brad Fox was on the track taking some of the nicest photos we've seen of this glut of gorgeous racing cars.

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You can find the full entry list here if you think we've got any of the car identifications wrong.

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Make sure to click "expand" in the lower right of each picture to see them in their full glory. You wont' be disappointed.

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Here's a Trans-Am-spec 1978 Camaro. It is glorious. You should love it.

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Behold an original Shelby Daytona Coupe. Yes, it's the one that crashed into the tires.

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This appears to be a 1966 Lola T70, but we could be mistaken. Chevrons, Lolas, and McLarens of this era always throw us off.

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Here's a '65 Sunbeam Tiger, another British-American hybrid like the Cobra.

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This is a '64 Ford Falcon, the under-appreciated donor car for the Mustang.

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We tend to remember Trans-Am racing from the very tail end of the '60s to the very early '70s. This '67 Dodge Dart should not be forgotten in favor of later 'Cudas and Javelins.

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Cobra cresting the Corkscrew.

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Another of the Motorsport Reunion's buttload of Cobras.

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This appears to be a 1917 National ahead of a 1911 National.

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The 1917 Hall-Scott, The Four. It has a biplane engine. Check it out on Jay Leno's Garage.

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This is the #0 Interscope Porsche 937 K3.

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Here's Ecurie Canada's March 76B from, you guessed it, 1976. Gilles Villeneuve raced one. Not sure about the red car.

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A Lotus 11. Fellow writer Travis was nerding out over this thing.

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A '59 Porsche 718 RSK. This car's "_18" designation is where the new 918 gets its name.

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This is a '58 Lister Jaguar. Believe it or not, this represented cutting-edge automotive aerodynamics back in in the late '50s. It is fantastically, wonderfully ugly.

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Having no clue what the hell this was, we consulted a more detailed results list at Sports Car Digest. It turns out to be a 1977 Osella PA5 racing in the sub-2000cc class.

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This car needs no introduction: one of the legendary Rothmans Porsches, in this case an '83 956.

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Another legend from Group C: the '83 March Chevrolet Red Lobster car.

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Travis, Lotus nerd aficionado that he is, was loving this 26R.

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This is the Scott Drnek '88 Thunderbird Nascar. It's got disc brakes!

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Here's the awesomely-named 1955 Porsche Pupulidy Special.

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One of our favorite '60s sports racers were these British Chevron B16s.

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An Alfa Romeo T33 in the Corkscrew.

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Here's a 300 SL getting chased by a 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Pininfarina Spider. That's a Ferrari Mondial we would commit murder for.

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The Porsche 356 is an easy spot, but that's a white Denzel in the upper left.

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BRE Datsuns rule.

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Buddy Baker's NAPA Oldsmobile 442 is a regular on the west coast historic racing scene. Here it is up in Portland in '08. You best believe it won the Daytona 500, in 1980.

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We may have mentioned a lot of Cobras in attendance.

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We're going to go collapse now.

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Newb question: With the old-timey cars, why do they have the two people on board?