Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) President and World Finals Race Director Pat McDowell said World Finals highlights included a pump gas-drinking streamliner ran more than 400MPH followed before another hand-made hot rod that clocked the first plus 500MPH run.
This year, barring any storms, Black Salt Racing believes that the Bonneville Salt Flats racetrack is going to be great for racing.
Jinx Vesco, wife and Team Vseco "Glue," has been traveling out to the Bonneville Salt Flats for decades. Recently, on a trip out to "Lands End" where the service road drops visitors onto the salt beds, she was appalled by the condition of the informational sign. Knowing full well the Bureau of Land Management collects a great amount of annual fees from the land speed racing community , she believes that the signs at the location ought be well above eyesore status. As a concerned citizen, she filed a complaint with Matthew Preston District Manager of West Desert. She shared [...]
Land Speed Racing and Save the Salt were the feature exhibit at the Detroit Autorama in early March followed by a LandSpeed Louise representing the sport at Bosotn's Larz Anderson Auto Museum for its Women's Motormouth series profiling women in motorsports and beyond.
Public reports of lay down process causing restoration problems for Bonneville Salt Flats are all false according to scientist conducting salt crust thickness study.