My Memories of Bonneville Are All a Blur

Before there was drag racing… Before there was NASCAR… Before there was off-road, Baja, SODA, SCORE… Before there was road

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Bonneville Speed Week 2002

(From the Archives – 08.16.02)

The big news this week is Bonneville, better known since 1949 as Speed Week. In fact today (Friday) is the last day of running, so I don’t really have final results. Gale went out last weekend for the opening days. Gale can’t stay away from Bonneville. He’s been competing there since the early ’60s. He has set many different records in several classes, and actually still holds two current records that have stood for more than ten years each (including what was, for a long time, the world’s fastest production-bodied car and the world’s fastest pickup).

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