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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NEWS 1935 Malcolm Campbell reached a new world land speed record of 301.13mph in Bluebird on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.
Bonneville, UT, August 08, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Aaron Brown, thirteen-time land speed record holder and twenty-year NASCAR veteran, will pilot a 2018 Ford Fusion NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Stock Car at the Southern California Timing Association Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, Speed Week event held August 10-16, 2019, in an attempt to break the current 244.9mph Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) record.
In 2006, its DieselMax streamliner set a new diesel land speed record when it reached 563.41kmh on the Bonneville Salt Flats in the USA, using two JCB DieselMax engines.
Through perseverance and endless hard work, Craig completed Spirit and broke the land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats, setting a new mark of 407 mph in 1963.
Volkswagen of America, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), is planning to launch a special tuned Jetta at the 2018 Bonneville Speed Week to be held in Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA.
Built at Brooklands in 1933, the Napier-Railton also broke the 24-hour speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats in 1936 and could cover a kilometre in less than 15 seconds.
He went on to set the water speed record of 304.331mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in September 1935.
The heart-warming film is based on the charming tale of Burt Munro, whose lifelong dream was to travel to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and set a new land-speed record on his lovingly restored 1920 Indian Twin Scout.
These include a steam motorcycle that hopes to break the world steam bike land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats later this year.
We see how Guy has learn to ride all over again, using training wheel stabilisers before he travels from Portland, Oregon, to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Nevada.
All runs on the famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA, had to be postponed on Thursday because the course was too wet.
Martin, 34, from Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, was due to begin record runs on the 11-mile course on the Bonneville Salt Flats, in Utah, USA, earlier but attempts have been delayed while the salt dries out.