Tag Archive: land speed records

Aug 17

Bonneville Profile: B C Racing’s Classic Blown Gas Coupe Z28

Bonneville isn’t just about streamliners and radically altered lakesters, in fact many of the classes that run during Speed Week have strict limitations in regards to what they can do aerodynamically.

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Aug 15

Speed Week at Bonneville Part 2

One of the most amazing things about Speed Week is the nearly unlimited spectator access. ┬áNot only is the variety of record attempting vehicles impressive, but the fact that, as a spectator, you can walk right into someone’s pit and and get up close to the vehicles and the crews makes Speed Week a truly …

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Aug 14

Speed Week at Bonneville Part 1

If you were standing on the Utah-Nevada border and looking east, 14,500 years ago you would see a gigantic lake, nearly as big as Lake Michigan. ┬áStanding in that same spot 77 years ago you would have witnessed Sir Malcolm Campbell in his Blue Bird, streaking across a vast white salt pan, on his way …

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