Bonneville Salt Flats Motorsports Multimedia Exhibit, Univ. Utah
A historical look back at the history of the Bonneville Salt Flats, includes
stories, news articles and photos.

  • However, the greatest of these is the long tradition of competing for land speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats

  • The following is from a postcard [P0591] about the famous Utahn Ab Jenkins and the salt flats; 'The Bonneville Salt Flats is a salt deposit left by the receding of ancient Lake Bonneville

  • In 1931 Ab Jenkins of Salt lake City broke all former world speed records.' In the years that followed, especially the 1950s and 1960s, the salt flats were a motorsports mecca

  • The way the salt flats looked from U.S

  • Special thanks to Jay Mumma for use of his photographs! Sounds of the Salt Flats The following links will connect you to two .wav audio files

  • The sounds bites are taken from the Salt Lake City's KSL radio news coverage of Captain Eyston's land speed record attempts on the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1938

    Bonneville Salt Flats
    Covers the Bonneville Salt Flats and the El Mirage Dry Lake Racing. Race results,
    photos, schedules and class information.

    GoldWing Racing Project
    Land speed record attempt using female riders. Includes photos, information, crew
    and sponsorship details.

  • Contact Kenny Lyon 310.637.6094 mornings PST or via email at Kenny is no stranger to Bonneville Salt Flats Racing, he developed and engineered a Twin V 4-cylinder Harley-Davidson motorcycle that ran the salt at 190.360 mph in the mid-1980's

  • Kenny Lyon is no stranger to the Salt Flats or motorcycle racing, his original concept 4-cylinder (not a twin-engine design) Harley-Davidson™ powered motorcycle went 190+ in 1982 on the salt (note that this motorcycle has undergone a complete revision and can be viewed at the website of )

  • What more information about the Bonneville Salt Flats? Here are some great links for your use: - This website will keep you up on the goings on of the Salt Flats

  • For a historical view of the Bonneville Salt Flats use this to a website by the Marriot Library of the University of Utah

  • Here is a great from the state of Utah website with information about the Bonneville Salt Flats

    Land Speed Cars
    The fastest wheel driven Bonneville streamliners in the world along with a
    collection of land speed cars. Hot rods at the famous El Mirage dry lakes.

  • Streamliners - Bonneville and the legendary salt flats with the wild and wonderful streamline machines that pit themselves against the clock to go for the records




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    Premier Land Speed Racing website on the internet. Information on all the events
    SCTA, ECTA, USFRA, Muruc and Lake Gairdner, also have latest of the Jet ...

  • ORGANIZATIONS MEDIA RELATIONS ADVERTISING Time Until World of Speed USFRA Meet on the Bonneville Salt Flats Current News...

    Russ Wicks Official World Speed Record Home Page
    He holds the World Speed Record for propeller-driven boats and is an Indy Car
    and Unlimited Hydroplane Driver.

  • After breaking the World Stock Car Speed Record at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Wicks drove the Autodesk Stock Car in a non-spec NASCAR configuration and made a 237 MPH one-way pass through the measured mile

  • The runs across the Bonneville Salt Flats broke Bobby Isaac's 216 MPH record set in 1971

  • Autodesk is the exclusive software sponsor of American Challenge's attempt to break a land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Salt Lake City, Utah

    Big West Racing Racers Bar and Grill
    A source for information and news in the Rocky Mountain region.

    The EZ-Hook Motorcycle Streamliner Web Site
    Follow the progress of Sam Wheeler and his crew in their attempt to break their
    own motorcycle world land speed record.

  • Here you will find updates on the progress of rider Sam Wheeler and his crew at the Bonneville Salt Flats in their attempt to break the motorcycle world land speed record.The E-Z-Hook Streamliner is running in the 1350cc Motorcycle Streamlined Blown Fuel Class, and currently holds the record in the 1350cc Streamlined Motorcycle Fuel Class at 294.855MPH

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    Intermountain Guide Service Utah Fly Fishing Guide, Utah Fly ...
    Offering guided fly fishing on the Provo river, horseback trail rides, and atv
    tours in Snowbird's Mineral basin.

  • During your visit to Wendover be sure to join us for one of our to the Bonneville Salt flats

    Diesel Forecast: The diesel economy's leading news source
    Covers clean diesel research and developments. Also covers the development of
    future petroleum-based and alternative diesel fuels will be generated from North ...

  • Finally overcoming a frustrating week of technical problems, the JCB Dieselmax streamliner broke the Bonneville Salt Flats course record for diesel-powered vehicles on August 18, with an official top speed of 317.021 mph

  • breaking news Diesel Land Speed Record Attempt Set For August by JCB Dieselmax streamliner at salt flats The JCB Dieselmax streamliner that will attempt to set a new diesel-powered land speed record at Bonneville salt flats in Utah in August will be displayed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July as well as the British International Motor Show later that month

    Serious Wheels Classic, Sports & Muscle Car Pictures
    Vintage, classic and muscle car pictures and books. Pre-war, American, European
    and custom.

    Utah Rocket Club
    High Power Rocketry, Scale Rocketry. Pony Express Test Range. Bonneville Salt Flats.
    National Association of Rocketry. Tripoli. Solid Rocket Motor.


    Tooele News
    Local, regional, and statewide news collected from diverse sources on the web.

    Wendover News
    Headline links from various media sources.

  • Tuesday Aug 22 | Paddock Talk GM Performance Division and its partners from So-Cal Speed Shop set three new land speed records with Ecotec-powered vehicles last week during the 58th Annual Speed Week event at the Bonneville Salt Flats in .. THE JOHNNY DEPP ZONE
    Features photograph galleries, filmography, biography, discussion boards, news,
    and multimedia.

  • / / August 11, 2006 Johnny Depp films scenes for PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 3 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah Captain Jack Sparrow and his beloved Black Pearl made port at an odd location last week, as filming resumed on the third installment of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN

  • On Friday, August 4th, scenes featuring Johnny Depp were filmed at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, one of the starkest, driest locations on planet earth

  • Publicist Michael Singer could not disclose how the bright, white-hot sands of the Salt Flats figure into the plot of PIRATES 3

  • '[B]ut for the purposes that we required, ' Singer told a local newspaper reporter Jesse Fruhwirth, 'I can say that the Bonneville Salt Flats presented a perfect location

    Used Cars | Used Cadillacs | Used Hummers | Used Cars | Used ...
    Provides information on new and used vehicles, the fly and drive program, service
    and accessories, and employment. Features Cadillac, Hummer and Saab vehicles.

  • These exquisitly detailed full color shirts made heavy duty 100% cotton fiber and feature the Lund Performance Engineering logo on front, sponsor logos on the sleeve, and "World's Fastest Cadillac - Bonneville Salt Flats" along with a photo of the famous World Speed Record holding Lund CTS in stealth stance on the back

  • Send your thoughts and suggestions to: Lund Bonneville CTS is the Land Speed Record Holder & World's Fastest Cadillac! With our Maximum 1, 095 hp V6 CTS in tow we revisited the Bonneville Salt Flats at the USFRA World of Speed in September 2004 and with a lower, more aggressive stance, this complete stock body Cadillac CTS ran an amazing average speed of 214mph with minimal boost and horsepower - for a top speed of 217mph

    Genes Hot Rod and Antique Ford Parts
    1932 to 1948 Ford reproduction, NOS and mint original parts. Flathead speed equipment.

  • I have participated in racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover and have been involved with Vintage Modifieds as well as Sprint Cars

    Salt Lake Tribune - Salt Lake Tribune Home Page
    Editorial regarding TechTV's new direction by Vince Horiuchi. [The Salt Lake Tribune]

    gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine
    Free bi-monthly magazine focussing on innovation, design and applied technology.

    US Lawn Mower Racing Association!
    Information, news, schedules on lawn mower racing.

  • and most of all -- How YOU can get involved! Just remember our motto-- We turn a weekend chore into a competitive sport! Lawnmower Racing appears in the New York Times, again! USLMRA'S BOBBY CLEVELAND SETS WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD! 8-TIME STA-BIL SERIES CHAMPION REACHES 81 MPH AT BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS! Bobby Cleveland, America's most decorated lawn mower racer, set the World Land Speed Record for a lawn mower reaching 81 mph on his 104+ Octane Boost mower on July 4, 2006


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