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Danny Thompson & Ball Watch Know Time Counts to Save the Bonneville Salt Flats

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2017 SEMA Show welcomes Turbinator II

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Make sure to stop by the Save the Salt booth if you are attending the 2017 SEMA Show and see Team Vesco's Turbinator II streamliner on display in Hot Rod Alley. With its current FIA certified World Record of 458MPH, this is the World's Fastest Wheel-Driven Car on the planet. The car was driven to glory by the late, but oh, so great, Don Vesco. Just prior to the big Vegas show, the team will be featured on History's very popular program "Counting Cars" on Tuesday, October 24th. The Turbinator II body was badly damaged in a mishap at 400 [...]

10-Year Salt Delivery Program Proposed for Bonneville Salt Flats: Coalition Unites to Restore Historic Racing Site

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Three separate organizations representing racers and industry are in discussions with Intrepid Potash-Wendover, Inc., a potash mine operator, on ways to increase the amount of salt brine being pumped onto the Bonneville Salt Flats.

LAND SPEED RACERS LAUNCH SALT CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN

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Responding to calls from members of the land speed racing community, the Save the Salt Coalition and the Utah Alliance announced the roll-out of an all-volunteer salt saving program: “Saving Bonneville, One Wheel at a Time” that was developed to keep the salt crust where it belongs, on the playa, the program is a combined joint effort of all active race-sanctioning bodies.

Save the Salt / Utah Alliance Spring Update

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Save the Salt and the Utah Alliance report that its new Website has lanched, the University of Utah has installed a new, advance weather station on the Bonneville Salt Flats, seasonal salt laydown program is nearly complete and the Salt Crust Restoration project has taken a new path forward.