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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.

A Bonneville “Sign” of the Times

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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 […]

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.