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 |  Jul 01 2011, 12:00 PM

Held once a year the the AutoClub Speedway outside LA, the Ultimate Lamborghini Experience promises an adrenaline-filled day at the track. Just ask the local wildlife.

The roar of a Murcielago LP670 SV’s 670-hp V12 engine can send a squirrel running. Unfortunately for this little rodent, he’s running right into the path of the exotic supercar.

We won’t spoil how it ends, but let’s just say it should meet PETA standards. Or not.. what happened to the rest of his tail?

[Source: SpeedandMotion]

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 |  Jun 10 2010, 10:09 PM

If you’re a fan of Lamborghini‘s, chances are, you’ve heard the name Valentino Balboni. Between 1968 and 2008, Valentino Balboni was Lamborghini’s most famous factory test driver, who once stated that he has been behind the wheel of 85 percent of all Lamborghinis built during this period. Some people think we, as automotive journalists, have the best job in the world. No way, not even close. Valentino does. He was so good at his job, Lamborghini even named a car after him: The Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni edition. True to purist form, that car was the first Lamborghini since 1996 offered in RWD only, with a 6-speed manual gearbox standard. Yeah, that’s a driver.

Last week, the Ultimate Lamborghini Experience came to California Speedway, offering customers the chance to drive a selection of Lambo’s on the track. This time, they brought out a special guest, Balboni himself, to demonstrate the LP550-2. Hit the jump for some in-car video of the man flogging his machine around California Speedway:

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