Bonneville Salt Flats

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Bon·ne·ville Salt Flats

 (bŏn′ə-vĭl′)
A plain of northwest Utah west of Great Salt Lake in the bed of prehistoric Lake Bonneville. The flats are often used for speed-test trials.
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1935: Malcolm Campbell became the first man to travel at 300 miles per hour on land when he powered his Bluebird to a new world record of 301.13mph at Bonneville Flats, Utah.
He also looked at the JCB's record-breaking car which smashed the diesel land speed record at Bonneville Flats in America during August.
1935: Malcolm Campbell became the first man to travel at 300mph on land when he powered his Bluebird to a new world record of 301.13mph at Bonneville Flats, Utah.