What Is a Belly Tank Racer? Drop Tank Cars and Lakesters Explained – David Fetherston @Motortrend

Variously known as belly tank, tanker, or drop tank race cars, they’re associated with vintage dry lakes racing. Little lozenges with wheels and a view port zip along a dry lake bed. They show up in drawings and logos. They… Read More ›

“You’re racing against something that isn’t human:” a short virtual film festival focused on all things Bonneville – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Bonneville’s one of those places where, once you see it, you can’t get it out of your head. You could travel the world and not feel that you’ve ever really left home until you set foot there. You come away… Read More ›

1968 Pontiac Bonneville ambulance was used for race track emergencies – Bob Golfen

The Pick of the Day transported motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel, the former owner claims The Pick of the Day, a rare 1968 Pontiac Bonneville ambulance, is an oddball relic of motorsport history.   Now a half-century old, the emergency vehicle was used… Read More ›

Study finds racing partly to blame for long-term decline of the Bonneville Salt Flats – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Before any season of sanctioned racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats begins, a heavy truck pulls a heavy drag made up of multiple steel I-beams across the platted race courses to smooth out the inch-high irregularities that developed during the… Read More ›

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