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Articles By Rocky Robinson - Contributing Editor

Rocky Robinson
Rocky Robinson
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Having raced everything from Flat Track to Trials, Rocky Robinson now pilots streamliners at the Bonneville Salt Flats and currently holds the ultimate land speed record at 376 mph aboard the Ack Attack streamliner.

Salt Addiction: Jennifer Robertson

Thursday, March 3, 2011
Ever since her first motorcycle arrived under the Christmas tree Jennifer Robertson has been tearing up terrain in the search for speed.

Salt Addiction: Seldom Seen Slim Returns

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
After trading in normal jobs for life out on the salt flats, Jon and Nancy Wennerberg have become devoted speed freaks who live and breathe land speed racing.

Salt Addiction: Ross Brown's Triple Threat

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Australian Long Track Champion and sidecar racer Ross Brown is setting out for land speed racing glory, with a triple-engine 3000cc streamliner and chase the world's fastest motorcycle.

Salt Addiction: Scott Horner

Thursday, November 25, 2010
Starting in drag racing, Scott Horner of Heads Up Performance has amassed a total of 11 land speed records on his fast-track to LSR success.

Salt Addiction: Ack Attack World’s Fastest

Friday, October 8, 2010
This month's Salt Addiction focuses on the new record-holder for World’s Fastest Motorcycle and the World's Fastest Rider, the author himself!

Salt Addiction: KillaJoule Electric Racer

Thursday, September 16, 2010
Eva Hakansson's latest project, KillaJoule, is a two-wheeled electric streamliner which she hopes will reach 200 mph this year at Bonneville’s World of Speed event.

Salt Addiction: Project 300

Tuesday, August 17, 2010
In the the newest edition of Salt Addiction the topic of reaching 300 mph with a sit-on bike is discussed with land speed racing's fastest competitors.

Salt Addiction Valerie Thompson

Friday, July 23, 2010
This month's Salt Addiction feature is Valerie Thompson, a professional drag racer, a team owner, and a world land speed record holder.

Salt Addiction Buell Brothers Racing

Thursday, June 24, 2010
Fast motorcycles, cool sunglasses and flat-brimmed hats, racers with funny nicknames… and cheese. This month land speed racer Rocky Robinson takes a closer look at the Wisconsin-based Buell Brothers team.

Salt Addiction: World’s Fastest Bagger

Friday, May 28, 2010
Pro Stock drag racer Chris Rivas turns his attention from the quarter-mile to all out top speeds, racing the world’s fastest bagger on the Bonneville Salt Flats.

Ride Annie Ride Benefit

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The Benefit took place on Saturday for victims of bone cancer. 92 riders and 20 volunteers came together to show support and give Annie her dream ride on the back of a Harley Davidson.

Salt Addiction Leo Hess

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
For this month’s Salt Addiction, Rocky Robinson shines the spot light on fellow long-time land speed racer Leo Hess.

Join the Ride Annie Ride Benefit

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Fighting bone cancer, one mom’s wish to go for a ride will come true this weekend at the Ride Annie Ride Benefit in Grass Valley, California.

Salt Addiction Perfect Timing

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Land speed racing is technically a race against time. He who gets through the lights the fastest under the rules of the sanctioning body — wins. Rocky Robinson gives us the low-down on land speed timing in this month's Salt Addiction.

Salt Addiction - Scott Guthrie

Thursday, February 18, 2010
This month’s land racing focus falls on the Sultan of Speed, Scott Guthrie, whose name is affixed to more than 380 LSR records.

Salt Addiction - Angelic Bulldog

Thursday, January 21, 2010
This month Salt Addiction focuses on another possible rival to the ultimate two-wheeled land speed record and the coveted 400 mph mark – the British-based Angelic Bulldog.

Salt Addiction Joe Amo

Friday, December 18, 2009
This month's motorcycle land speed racing focus falls on Joe Amo, the fastest open bike on the salt at a blistering 272 mph.

Salt Addiction First, Best and Next Part II

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Land speed racer Rocky Robinson continues his Bonneville racing questionnaire with more LSR riders and their first, best and next times down the salt.

Salt Addiction 2009 BUB Speed Trials

Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Chris Carr set the new record a couple weeks later, but beforehand was the annual BUB Speed Trials. Here’s the report from streamliner pilot Rocky Robinson.

Salt Addiction First, Best and Next

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Land speed record holder Rocky Robinson asks some fellow LSR riders about their first time, best time and next time out on the salt.