Bonneville Speed Week is a sight for salty eyes, even when the racing is on hold

The Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) has hosted land speed racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats every year since 1949. Well, almost every year. The salt flats racing surface is at the mercy of mother nature more than just about any other racing surface, so the weather in the days (even months) leading up to the event can have serious consequences. Wet weather led to several Speed Week meets being cancelled; most recent examples were in 2014 and ’15.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/12/bonneville-speed-week-is-a-sight-for-salty-eyes-even-when-the-racing-is-on-hold

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Me and my wife Susie

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Any serious car enthusiast must go to Bonneville at least once. It’s a bigger bunch of strange vehicles than you can possibly imagine.

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