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2018 Land Speed Racing Season on Bonneville Salt Flats Ends With a Wow and a Washout

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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.

2018 Speed Week Renews Hope at Bonneville Salt Flats

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Entries were down, but speeds were up as 433 amateur land speed racers try to earn national records during Speed Week on there renewed, but still fragile salt crust surface.

Call to Action | Racers Can Give Congressional Leaders Bonneville Salt Flats Solution

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SEMA and Save the Salt have provided the land speed racing community with a way to focus immediate attention on restoring the Bonneville Salt Flats back to safe racing condition. This sample letter that communicates the problem and offers a viable solution to the decades old troubles that continue to degrade the racing options for so many.
Black Salt Racing inspects 1/4 in thick salt

Black Salt Racing Sees 400MPH Possibilities in 2018

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This year, barring any storms, Black Salt Racing believes that the Bonneville Salt Flats racetrack is going to be great for racing.

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.