One of the most famous speedways in America is facing a questionable future. Its top layer of salt, which was once four feet thick, is now down to one inch in most places.
Photographer Mitzi Valenzuela brought her camera to the Bonneville Salt Flats for 2019’s Speed Week.
Mitzi took a trip to the Bonneville Salt Flats, and took some great pictures of pinup models Emily, Amber LaRoux and Liz Leggett while there!
Aaron Brown, thirteen-time land speed record holder and twenty-year NASCAR icon, will be behind the wheel of a 2018 Ford Fusion NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Stock Car at the SCTA Bonneville Salt Flats (UT) Speed Week.
For Barrett-Jackson’s 2019 Scottsdale Auction, David Johnston will consign seven cars from very different parts of the car collecting world, all with No Reserve. First up is a 1957 A.J. Watson Indy roadster re-creation that’s been specially built for action at Bonneville Speed Week.
Dave Spangler drove the Team Vesco Turbinator II off the Bonneville Salt Flats and into history as the very first wheel-driven automobile to exceed 500 mph.
Those who enjoyed our last episode of Behind the Wheel will be excited to know that we are once again enjoying a speed related story on two wheels. But while North Carolina native Garrett Robertson enjoys time on his bike in the back woods, our latest guest enjoys taking her 1956 BMW R60 – Class PPC-650 as fast as she can on the famed Bonneville Salt Flats.
Danny Thompson has been working to break the record for piston-powered cars during Bonneville Speed Weeks for more than eight years.
Racing on the salt is a dream come true for so many speed freaks and race enthusiasts.
Greenspeed Research and MAHLE broke the diesel truck land speed racing record this August in Bonneville.