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Category Archive: HISTORIC, LAND SPEED RACES, Videos

Mickey Thompson: Fastest Man On Wheels Is A Goodyear Promotional Gem From 1960 That Shows Thompson’s Triumph At Bonneville

See that guy smiling up there? Well you’d be smiling too after a month of hard work in as desolate place as mankind has ever known finally paid off and you had just driven your car over 400mph....

More Bonneville Speed Week 2019 Photos For You To Check Out! Man The Machines On The Salt Are Awesome.

We told you we weren’t done yet, and this is one of our last few galleries of photos from the 2019 Bonneville Speed Week races. Bonneville is a very special place to us. I’ve raced there,...

More Photos From Bonneville Speed Week 2019: We’ve Still Got Hundreds More Photos To Share

Bonneville is a very special place. It is historic, it is beautiful, it is a natural wonder. And it is the home of horsepower in so many ways. We told you we’d have more photos coming and we...

The Bikes Of Bonneville: Nothing But Motorcycles From Bonneville Speed Week 2019

There are a ton of different cars, trucks, lakesters, streamliners and roadsters at Bonneville for Speed Week each year. We’re talking about variety like you have never seen. But two and three...

Our Bonneville Photo Coverage Just Keeps Coming. Check Out Photos From The Salt Right Here!

If you don’t keep up with our Bonneville coverage each year then we have to question your standing as a gearhead. After all, there is something so pure and special about this place, that...

More Bonneville Speed Week Photos From The Salt! Check Out What All We Found!

Here we go again. We told you we’d have more photos coming and we weren’t kidding. In fact, we have even more coming as we’ll be bombarding you with them throughout the week from this...

Bonneville Speed Week 2019: Speed, Sun, Salt, and The Many Ways To Go Fast

(Photos by the author) – As duty called me away from the Salt on Wednesday morning, Chad stood fast, documenting the action over the course of the day. It has been said that time heals all...

This Ford Model T Had The Neatest Engine We Saw At Bonneville – Superchaged, Cragar OHV Head, Amazing!

There’s lots of stuff that stops us in our tracks at Bonneville, LOTS but even among the jaw droppers there’s a hierarchy. As Chad and I were cruising the pits on a quiet Monday we...

Bonneville Speed Week 2019: More Photos From The Challenging Salt That’s Proving Impossible To Conquer

(Photos by the Author) – The guts and temerity of land speed racers have been tested to the maximum possible level at Speed Week 2019. Wet, sopping salt has hampered the efforts of even the...

Bonneville Speed Week 2019: A Quick Tuesday Afternoon Peek Into The Pits

(Photos by the author) – If things are going according to plan at this moment, cars are streaking down the Bonneville Salt Flats as part of the long delayed start of Speed Week 2019. Officials...

More Photos From Bonneville! Speed Week 2019 Is In Full Effect And We’re Shooting All The Cars!

Here we go again. We told you we’d have more photos up today and we weren’t kidding. In fact, we’ll have even more photos going in later tonight and we’ll be bombarding you...

Bonneville Speed Week 2019: Idle Engines On The Bonneville Salt Flats

(Photos by the author) – An interesting day on the Bonneville Salt Flats yesterday as Chad and I strolled the pits and chatted with racers who are about ready to chew through a leather belt...

Our Bonneville Speed Week Coverage Starts Right Here With Photos From The Pits

Torrential rains on Thursday night delayed the start of the 71st running of Bonneville Speed Week as flooded pits, tracks, and return roads meant a dry out was in order. After assessing the...

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...