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Bonneville Salt Flats future in jeopardy

The future of the famous Bonneville Salt Flats, where Burt Munro so famously broke several world speed records on his 1920s Indian Scout, is in jeopardy. The annual Speed Week is facing its third consecutive year of cancellation because the salt crust is too thin.  Apparently the “dry” lake is threatened by mining and wet weather conditions …

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Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week axed

The future of the famous Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week is in jeopardy after the event has been cancelled for the second consecutive year.  A thin layer of salt has caused the cancellation of the annual Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week that was scheduled to start on August 8, 2015. The persistent and worsening problems also spells …

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BMW Motorrad sets speed and sales records

  BMW Motorrad is on a high, setting a new speed record at Bonneville and new records with sales. Seven-time motorcycle land speed record holder, Valerie Thompson, rode her BMW S 1000 RR to 208mph (334.74km/h) on the Utah Salt Flats at the 28th Annual World of Speed. Six out of eight of Valerie’s passes were …

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