How much does it cost to race at Bonneville Salt Flats?

The Bonneville Salt Flats are open to the public and there is no entry fee. The entrance to the Bonneville Salt Flats International Speedway is less than five miles from Interstate 80, just outside Wendover, Utah.

Are they still racing on Bonneville Salt Flats?

A reduction of available racing surface and salt thickness has led to the cancellation of events at Bonneville, such as Speed Week in 2014 and 2015. Available racing surface is much reduced with just 2.5 miles (4.0 km) available instead of the 9-mile (14 km) courses traditionally used for Speed Week.

What is the fastest speed at the Bonneville Salt Flats?

Speed Demon continues to hold its record as the world’s fastest Piston Driven, Wheel Driven car with a 481.576-mph top speed reached at Bonneville Speed Week in 2020.

Who owns the Bonneville Salt Flats?

the BLM
Managed by the BLM as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern and Special Recreation Management Area, the Bonneville Salt Flats are a 30,000 acre expanse of hard, white salt crust on the western edge of the Great Salt Lake basin in Utah.

Is Bonneville Salt Flats open to public?

The flats are open year-round, but there are events held there throughout the summer and fall. Speed Week is a Bonneville Salt Flats tradition that takes place at the Bonneville International Speedway in August.

Is Bonneville Salt Flats open?

The flats are open year-round, but there are events held there throughout the summer and fall.

What are the dates for Bonneville speed Week 2022?

August 6–12, 2022 | September 7–12, 2022

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How much does it cost to race at Bonneville?

Fee: AMA $295/FIM $395 Additional rider pre-entry is recommended if you plan on running in two or more riders, it will save time and paperwork in registration.

Why are the salt flats disappearing?

The short-term concern is simple and short-term: too much water. Residual water and mud from a wet spring and summer forced the Southern California Timing Association to cancel the annual Speed Week extravaganza there for the second straight year.

Does Burt Munro still hold the record?

This record still stands; Munro was 68 and was riding a 47-year-old machine when he set his last record….

Burt Munro
Nationality New Zealander
Occupation Carpenter New Zealand Home Guard Speedway rider Motorcycle salesman Mechanic
Known for Land Speed record holder

What is the fastest a car has gone at the Salt Flats?

Teddy Tetzlaff drove a Blitzen Benz racecar and drove across the Bonneville Salt Flats. He set a 142.8 miles per hour speed back then. This was an unofficial land-speed record.

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