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Category Archive: Event Coverage, LAND SPEED RACES

Bonneville Video: Mechanical Music Off Of The Push Truck And Into Infinity

While it is true that big speed is the main draw at Bonneville, gearheads the world over will agree that the sound of a hot rod at full tilt for miles on end is intoxicating. This video gives a great...

Dry Lakes Landspeed Racing Photos: The Final SCTA El Mirage Meet Of 2013

As famous as Speed Week at Bonneville is, Land Speed Racers from far and wide flock to El Mirage California several times each year to compete on the famed dry lake. The SCTA El Mirage Dry Lakes...

Photos: Bonneville By The Numbers Literally: Some Of The Coolest Number/Lettering We Saw on The Salt

One of the things I found really neat about Bonneville is that, like stock car racing, lots of the cars are known by their numbers. The 911 roadster being one example. While I was cruising the salt,...

Tuesday Photos From Bonneville Speed Week 2013: Carnage, Spins, And Records Oh My

Tuesday at the 65th running of Bonneville Speed Week was a very interesting day that included lots of spins, some serious carnage, and plenty of records. Plus there are 17 cars that sat in impound...

Bonneville Speed Week Saturday Racing Photos Gallery Number One

(Photos by Chad and Brian) Within minutes of racing starting here at the 2013 Bonneville Speed Week, records were falling and we had already shot a bunch of photos. Once the cars started moving we...

Bonneville Speed Week 2013 — Hot Rods From Saturday Morning On The Salt!

(Photos by Chad and Brian) – So we’re here patrolling the salt in the official BangShift “Staff Car” at Bonneville. Our cameras have been clicking away at virtually anything...

UPDATED With More Photos! This Is Bonneville: There’s A Lakester Here Running Half A Chrysler Hemi….Literally

I am trying to post some of the cool, weird, and otherwise interesting stuff that I have run into while trolling the expansive pits here at Bonneville Speed Week. As a first timer here at the event,...

Photo Coolness: This Is The Bonneville – The Living Embodiment Of All That Rules About LSR

Over the next few weeks, I’ll try in the same clumsy ways that every person that has ever been to Bonneville for the first time does to try and explain it. This series of five photos below will...

Update: Speed Demon Runs 451 MPH! Now Has Highest Speed Record In SCTA Record Book

Update Friday August 16th, 10am: After qualifying yesterday with a 436 mph 5th mile speed, and exit speed of 448, the Speed Demon backed it up this morning with a 438 mile per hour 5th mile and 451...

Photos: 16 Cool Engines From SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2013

While lots of people are seduced by the amazing bodies and incredible chassis fabrication at Bonneville, I am a knuckle dragging, horsepower loving kind of dude, so motors are my obsession. There are...

The Underdogs: Can They Knock Out The Speed Demon? Or Will They Be It’s Next Victim?

We’ve already discussed the Battle Royale that was/is expected between the Poteet and Main Speed Demon and the Team Vesco Turbinator. What we haven’t told you is that there are two...

Photos: The Coolest Trucks At Bonneville Speed Week 2013 As Picked By Lohnes!

Hey, you all knew this was coming! I sadly split from the salt yesterday to head for home where I’ll get to relay some great stories to Kerri and the boys upon my return. My first visit to...

Bonneville Speed Week 2013 – Tuesday Morning Sunrise Impound And Qualifier Convoy Gallery

This morning was my last at SCTA Bonneville Speed Week 2013. As I write this, I am riding with a buddy back to the LA area to catch a plane home in the morning. I made sure to get one last sunrise...

More Bonneville Speed Week 2013 Photos From The Track, The Pits, And More.

We’ve been hammering on our cameras each day here in Bonneville and have even more photos for you to enjoy. Streamliners, Camaros, Roadsters, and a whole lot more were seen yesterday on the...