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    Video: 'Ode to Salt' is high speed in glorious slow motion
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    Ode to Salt – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Josh Clayson visited Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats and walked away smitten. Not only that, he walked away with some stunning high-definition footage of machines encrusted in and racing over the sodium chloride expanse. Set to ...

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    Wrecked Ferrari Enzo reborn as Bonneville Salt Flats racer?
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    In a rebuilding job worthy of The Six Million Dollar Man, Richard Loosee's T-Top Ferrari Enzo destroyed in a 200-mile-per-hour shunt has been reborn to take on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Gone are the T-Tops, replaced by something just as outrageous: a set of turbos that will boost the Enzo's V12 ...

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    The Tony Fox "Proud American" and "Bonneville Boss" Rocket Truck
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    The Proud American and Bonneville Boss - Click above for high-res image gallery Before our favorite weekly Southern California car gathering this Saturday, we had been told by a friend that he'd be bringing his new rocket truck. Rocket truck? What the heck's a rocket truck? Visions of ...

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    VIDEO: Cadillac-powered Spectre SpeedLiner sets world record for gas-powered, wheel-driven vehicles
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Cadillac_Powered_SpeedLiner_Sets_Speed_World_Record_vid'; Different automakers seek out different bragging. The same goes for tuning houses. The bogey in question may be the quickest lap time around a given ...

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    Land Speed Record driver Barry Bryant dies in 200-mph crash at Bonneville
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    Barry Brant, third from left, posing with members of the Bryant family in front of the car he was driving during crash
    Anyone familiar with land speed trials knows all too well the dangers inherent in pursuing new record-breaking speeds, and today we're saddened to report on the death of one ...

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    VIDEO: Ken Block and Travis Pastrana's Stupid Human Tricks Roadshow heads to Bonneville
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    We've seen Ken Block and his gang of misfits perform plenty of crazy cool stunts in their Crawford-built 2009 Subaru WRX STI. Block's stupefyingly accurate power slides never seem to get old, no matter how many times we see his 566 horsepower (at the ...

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    Stock Dodge Viper ACR taken for a ride at Bonneville Salt Flats
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    Dodge Viper ACR - Click above for high-res gallery
    The battle between America's preeminent supercars continues as Inside Line has taken a stock Dodge Viper ACR to the Bonneville Salt Flats to see what it can do. We'd say it did rather well. On the final run of the day, Dodge's ultimate Viper ...

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    eBay Deal of the Day: Mazda 323 GTX Bonneville Salt Flats LSR racer
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    While surfing eBay Motors we came across item number 170293663976. It's a Mazda 323 GTX with only 7,814 original miles on it, which makes the $6,500 Buy It Now price seems reasonable. Long before the Subaru Impreza WRX and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution became household names by offering turbocharged, ...

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    Detroit 2009: Faster Pussycat - Jaguar XFR pounces on Bonneville, hits 225 mph!
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Jaguar XFR Bonneville car
    In its spare time while reinventing the company and settling in with a new owner, Jaguar's boffins somehow found time to take their new XFR to the Bonneville Salt Flats for a top speed run last November.The Paul ...

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    More pics from Top Gear testing American metal
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    Not long after we learned that the famous Top Gear trio was in the U.S., a fan managed to snap some shots of Clarkson, Hammond and Mays testing their favorite examples of American muscle at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. The hosts made their way to salt flats ...

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    Motorcyclist dies attempting land speed record on Salt Flats
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    Tragedy struck the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah last week when 47-year-old Cliff Gullett, of Team Bullet Costella-Gullett Racing, lost control of his bike at nearly 240 mph. Gullett, an experienced racer who held nearly a dozen land speed records on motorcycles, was competing in the 500cc class ...

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    Hondata sets four new records at Bonneville
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    If you've spent any amount of timing tweaking the B16 in your EK hatch, you're probably all too familiar with Hondata. The firm specializes in providing easy-to-use, plug-and-play components for the world's Acura and Honda owners, and has proved invaluable on at least two past project cars of ...

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    Ford's Hydrogen Fusion 999 qualifies for top speed run at Bonneville
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    Click the Fusion for high-res images from BonnevilleMatt Zuehlk and his team comprised of engineers and technicians from Ford, Roush and Ballard Power Systems finally hit the Bonneville Salt Flats this past weekend after months of preparation and weeks of vehicle integration testing. On Sunday, ...

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    Rolls-Royce to take landspeed record shot
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    In keeping with its brand strategy, Rolls-Royce would never give the go-ahead to participate in a conventional motorsport activity. It does, however, have a history of landspeed record bids, and it looks like the automaker is about to write the newest chapter. AutoExpress is reporting that Rolls ...

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    2-wheel land speed record falls in the flats
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    If we've learned anything from the JCB Dieselmax team, it's that records are meant to be broken, and why should our four-wheeled friends have all the fun? Last weekend the International Motorcycle Speed Trials began at the Bonneville Salt Flats with a record breaking two-wheel run by Team TOP 1 ACK ...

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    GM's Flickr photo page
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    General Motors' presence in the 'blogosphere' has taken the next logical progression with the addition of its own Flickr account. Although it's been around for a while, we haven't tired of clicking through some of the great photography that the page has to offer.Between professional and amateur ...

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    JCB Dieselmax does it!
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    Achieves new world land speed record with record two-way run of 328.767 mphToday driver Andy Green drove the JCB Dieselmax to a new world land speed record for diesel-powered cars by achieving an average speed of 328.767 mph on two runs. The JCB Dieselmax team spent the last two days replacing the ...

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    GM cars set records, crash at Bonneville Speed Week
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    General Motors reported mixed results on the salt flats Tuesday, with the day marred by a 250-mph crash of the Chevy So-Cal HHR (top, right).So-Cal HHR driver and GM engineer Jim Minneker walked away from the HHR wreck, which happened after the car lost traction at nearly 250 mph when the parachute ...

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    Chevy Cobalt aims to set E85 record at Bonneville
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    A Chevrolet Cobalt SS racecar engineered in part by three female students is heading for the Bonneville Salt Flats this week, in an attempt to set speed records using both E85 and gasoline.If the student's Cobalt project is successful, it will be the first vehicle to set a record at Bonneville ...

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    Honda F1 sets land speed records at Bonneville
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    All week long, the Honda Racing F1 team has been out at the Bonneville Salt Flats pursuing a lofty goal: setting a new Formula 1 car land speed record over the Bonneville flying mile with an average speed of 400 kph. Honda simply called the mission the Bonneville 400.The instrument being used to ...

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