2008 World Champion Rey Alonso
Beat the Heat is an educational, anti-street racing program. There are chapters throughout the United States. Our chapter is sanctioned by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office however all of the equipment and supplies are donated by local citizens and businesses.
Lt. Rey Alonso, from District 12, is a licensed race car driver, and manages the program. Should you want more information or to find out about sponsorship opportunities, contact
Lt. Alonso at (561) 662-1827 or AlonsoR@pbso.org.
Beat the Heat events are scheduled throughout the United States with local races at Palm Beach International Raceway. The truck, trailer, and equipment are available for display at local events and car shows.
1985 Chevrolet S-10
Chevrolet 355 Engine with NoS
Runs ¼ mile in high 9's with NoS at 140+ MPH
Dana 60 Rear-end
Maintained by Rick’s Rods – Lake Park, FL
Engine by Bob Larkin Performance Engines - West Palm Beach, FL
Bodywork by Gonz Auto Collision – Lake Worth, FL
Graphics by Split Image – West Palm Beach, FL
Interior by Royal Palm Auto Trim – Royal Palm Beach, FL
Electronics maintained by Dave Lamont – West Palm Beach, FL
Trailer maintained by Glades Ford – Belle Glade, FL
Golf Cart provided by Wellington Golf Cars – Wellington, FL
Special Thanks to:
Beat the Heat, Inc.
Palm Beach International Raceway
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