DRAG RACING

Bonneville Salt Flats – Save the Salt

Bonneville Salt Flats, UT — On Saturday, October 5th, 2019, CBS This Morning is scheduled to air a report on conditions at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Check your local listing for exact times. The CBS network news crew spent two days on the salt in mid-September observing the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association’s “World of Speed” event…

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MINUTIAE

MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS INKS TV DEAL WITH NBC SPORTS GROUP

The Monster Energy Supercross season kicks off Jan. 5 in Anaheim, California.PHOTO BY MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS Full qualifying and race coverage on NBC Sports Gold service BY:  AUTOWEEK STAFF NBC Sports Group and Feld Motor Sports have agreed to an exclusive multiyear media partnership in which NBC Sports will become the official home of Monster Energy…

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MINUTIAE

YOUR FLYING CAR IS READY TO ORDER

  The flying car may finally be a reality thanks to Massachusetts-based manufacturer Terrafugia. Geely-backed flying-car developer Terrafugia is now taking orders By Automotive News Staff Terrafugia, a U.S. flying-car developer owned by Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, has begun taking orders for its first product. Deliveries of the Transition, a two-seat aircraft that…

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NEWS

Dave Spangler roared into history as the first wheel-driven automobile to exceed 500MPH on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats

Dateline: Tuesday, October 2, 2018  11:04AM MST Contact: “LandSpeed” Louise Ann Noeth 805.312.0893 Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah – TEAMVesco Turbinator II cools down after driver Dave Spangler roared into history as the first wheel-driven automobile to exceed 500MPH on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats. The speed machine averaged 493MPH in the measured mile and recorded a 503MPH mark as it…

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DRAG RACING

FASTEST HOT ROD ON EARTH?   TEAM VESCOCHISELS STUNNING NEW 482MPH NATIONAL RECORD ON UTAH’S BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS

  LOUISE NOTH – louise@savethesalt.org Bonneville Salt Flats International Raceway, UT –Team Vesco’s Turbinator II, driven by Dave Spangler, Dana Point, CA, eclipsed the current 458MPH World Record clocking a blistering 482.646 MPH certified National Record in T-3 Class during the World of Speed time trials hosted by the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association (USFRA) held…

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DRAG RACING

RACING ON TV LISTINGS FOR AUGUST 23-SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 Where to find racing action, on TV and online BY:  MIKE PRYSON

Racing on TV listings: THURSDAY, AUGUST 23 — NHRA in 30, Brainerd, Minn.; 9 p.m., FS2 (T) FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 — Formula 1 practice 1, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium; 5 a.m., ESPN3 (L) — Formula 1 practice 2, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium; 9 a.m., ESPN3 (L) — Pro Mazda practice, Madison, Ill.; 12:30 p.m., roadtoindy.tv (L) — Indy Lights…

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Lucas Oil Racing TV is the first 24/7 On Demand motorsports network – 2000 plus hours of US, national and international racing, car shows, behind the scenes action and live-streaming events online without commercial breaks.

This week LIVE: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 26th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Thu-Fri August 16-17 at 8:30PM ET Saturday August 18 at 9:00PM ET Batesville Motor Speedway, AR Yearly Subscription Only ARCA Stock Car Racing Series Allen Crowe 100 Sunday August 19 at 2:30PM ET Illinois State Fairgounds – Springfield, IL Yearly…

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COMPLETE RESULTS, 2018 PIKES PEAK HILL CLIMB: ROMAIN DUMAS, VOLKSWAGEN I.D. R CONQUER THE MOUNTAIN

Romain Dumas takes the checkered flags after climbing the mountain in 7:57.148, a new record.PHOTO BY RUPERT BERRINGTON Previous mark shattered by 15 seconds BY:  RUPERT BERRINGTON   Romain Dumas and the Volkswagen I.D. R electric-powered car smashed the record for the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb presented by Gran Turismo on Sunday, becoming the first to…

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