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Bonneville’s STS/UA hosted by American Association of Petroleum Geologists

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Team Vesco Turbinator represents Save the Salt and Utah Alliance at AAPG ACE 2018. Save the Salt Board member Larry Volk, Utah Alliance Chairman Dennis Sullivan and volunteer Ron Christensen joined car owner Rick Vesco on the show floor speaking to attendees about the sport as well as the dire salt loss situation on the flat.

Spreading the Word in Detroit and Boston

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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.

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.