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Old 07-07-2019, 07:12 AM
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Default The need for speed

How many keep an eye on the world of land speed ,El mirage and Bonneville salt flats speed attempts ,i enjoy following the builds and engineering behind it all.
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Old 07-07-2019, 10:19 AM
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It's not big news these days but back when I was a kid it was really big stuff! This one was all the rage back then!

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Old 07-08-2019, 04:46 AM
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The Last Land Speed Record for USA. October 23rd 1970, Gary Gabelich - The Blue Flame 622.407 Mph

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Old 07-08-2019, 11:31 AM
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I keep an eye on SCTA land speed stuff. Having been on the crew for a streamliner as a teenager, that place is in my blood now.
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Old 07-21-2019, 01:18 PM
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I like the salt too SnoPro. We had a year or two off there a while back. Gonna get there someday, just not sure when. We need salt photos, let's see some guys.
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i don't really keep up with it myself, but one of my baby brothers builds cars, trucks and motorcycles to run the texas mile and the salt flats. they go every year.
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