The Bonneville Story Part 2- Evolution To The Bonneville Salt Flats
The Hot Rod Story - Part 2 - Evolution To The Bonneville Salt Flats - Racing's Biggest Names At Their Beginnings Mickey Thompson's First Car, etc. This Is Where They Found The Best Place For Racing In The 20s And 30s, And Mickey Thompson's First Car Is Also Shown.
Mickey Thompson: Fastest Man on Wheels
Mickey Thompson roared out of the hot rodding world of Southern California
to become the "Fastest Man on Wheels," when his Pontiac powered Challenger
One broke the 400 mph mark at the Bonneville Salt Flats.
This didn't become an official record because of difficulties he
encountered on a second run. The speed authorities require a second run
and take the average for the record books. This promotional film captures
the drama of his attempt.
Ferrari 288 GTO Rebody at Bonneville Salt Flats - World's Fastest Ferrari 275.4 mph
This is the fastest Ferrari in the world. It currently holds the AA\BFMS
record at 275.4mph. This was done with a down run of 276.152mph and a
return run of 274.650mph. Unofficially the car has gone 292.3mph a couple
years ago under different conditions. The car is powered by a 540 cubic
inch BBC with twin Borg Warner 80mm turbo. The Boost level during the record runs was 17lbs.
We have built 6 of these cars and this car is the only on the does not have
Ferrari power. The reason for this is that at Bonneville classes are
separated by engine size. Currently Ferrari only builds engines up to 6
liter (V-12). To run in class B, A or double AA you must run larger cubic
inch engines. We have run Ferrari powered cars in classes F (3.0 liter) and
class C (5.0 liter) we also plan to run in class G (2.0 liter) next year.
We are Ferrari guy's and would love to use only Ferrari power if larger
engines were available.
Bonneville Speedweek 2009-Blanchard,Bacik,York-Video #2
Join the crew as they safety prep the driver for the first run. This is
Part 2 of 3 videos. Be sure to check them all out.
Land Speed Racing is a unique voluntary, no trophy, sport that consists of
very dedicated people who drive hot rods, roadsters, belly tankers,
lakesters, motorcycles, and streamliners. All are pursuing their dream of
becoming a Land Speed record holder. A Land Speed record is the fastest
speed achieved by any wheeled vehicle on land. The annual Speedweek event
is held every August at the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah.
Participants come from all over the world to participate in the 7 day
event. The area is extremely flat and aligned nearly perfectly with the
shape of Earth. The use of the salt flats as a speedway began in 1914.The
area became internationally famous in 1935. For the next 35 years, nearly
all land speed records were set at the salt flats. Besides racing, several
commercials and movies have been filmed at the salt flats, including
portions of Independence Day and Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End.
Racing Bonneville On a $300 Craigslist Motorcycle - /RideApart
"You don't have to spend a million bucks to fulfill your dreams. I bought a
bike for $300, got it running and entered it in a race I'd always dreampt
Bonneville is an epic thing that brings out all kinds of speed contraptions
and it was an honor to ride an old 1986 Honda VFR750 in the
Run-Whatcha-Brung class and pretend to be like my childhood heroes.
If I can do it, anyone can." — Jamie Robinson
For more on motorcycles, visit http://RideApart.com
Land Speed Racing Steve Fossett Interview Bonneville Salt Flats 2006
Steve Fossett practices for his world record attempt at the Bonneville Salt
Flats. In September 2006 Steve made 3 runs in the Poteet & Main Eco-Fire
Streamliner reaching speeds of over 300 mph
Steve had purchased Craig Breedlove's Jet Car and was planning a world
As seen at LandSpeedRacingVideo.com
Chasing a Landspeed Record at Bonneville with a 1100hp Camaro! - Roadkill Ep. 20
On this episode of Roadkill, Finnegan builds an 1,100-horsepower big-block and
Freiburger brings a Camaro that he's run 261 mph at
the Bonneville Salt Flats. Put 'em together and it's a recipe for win,
right? If you think so, you're probably not a Roadkill regular. It turns
into an entire adventure just getting there, and gets more interesting from
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Trevor Slaughter land speed record attempt, Weekend Today, 19 Jan 2013
To break Donald Campbell's long standing Australian Record of 403.10mph
(648.73kph) and achieve the world record of over 458mph (737kph) at the
Bonneville Salt Flats in the USA, Trevor's Land Speed Streamliner will be
fitted with unique Mickey Thompson Bonneville LSR (Land Speed Record)
Bonneville August 2013
In 1912 people begun using the Bonneville Salt Flats to race vehicles to
set land speed records. today there are multiple public and private land
speed events held on the "flats" or the "salt." Bonneville has become known
worldwide as the mecca for land speed racing. This video covers some of
this year's event which was in August.
Matt Capri + Continental GT + Bonneville Salt Flats
Matt Capri’s souped-up Royal Enfield Continental GTs, ridden by Nadine de
Freitas, hit the salt flats of Bonneville and the result was a new Land
Speed record in the 500 MPPS (Modified Pushrod Partially Streamlined)
category, clocking an average speed of 97.69MPH (unofficial)!
Watch Matt and the Royal Enfield team at the Bonneville Salt Flats describe
the journey, from start to finish.
Bonneville Salt Flats - 1199 Ducati Panigale - MotoGeo Events
MotoGeo's Jamie Robinson teams up with an Italian magazine editor to blast
down the Bonneville Salt Flats on a stock 1199 Ducati Panigale.
Moto + Events = MotoGeo
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