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Articles for Land Speed Racing

Cathcart and Pirelli Sets Records at BUB Trials

Friday, September 11, 2009
British racing journalist Alan Cathcart has set four officially recognized FIM World Land Speed Records at the BUB Speed Trials held on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. The four speed records were on machines fitted with PIRELLI racing tires.

Porterfield and BST Wheels Blast to 240 mph

Thursday, September 10, 2009
BST-sponsored Leslie Porterfield won the Top Time Award at the sixth annual BUB Speed Trials, a motorcycle-only event at the Bonneville Salt Flats that certifies AMA- and FIM-sanctioned national and world speed records.

BST Breaks Five Records with CBR600RR

Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Enabling a pair of CBR600RRs to achieve record-breaking speeds quickly and complete their runs safely, super-light, ultra-strong Blackstone Tek (BST) wheels entered the 200 MPH club at Bonneville Speed Week and broke five world records.

Porterfield AMA Racing Female ROY

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Land speed racer Leslie Porterfield has been named the AMA Racing Female Rider of the Year.

2007 Bonneville Speed Trials Recap

Wednesday, September 26, 2007
MotorcycleUSA fills you in on what you missed at this year's International Motorcycle Speed Trials at the famed Bonneville Salt Flats.

2006 Bonneville Speed Trials Recap

Tuesday, November 7, 2006
The big news coming out of Bonneville this year was the epic three-way streamliner battle for the world record, but there were some other interesting things running up and down the salt this past September.

2006 Bonneville Streamliner Battle

Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Chris Carr became the fastest human on two wheels when he went 350 mph at Bonneville, but there was more to the story than that...

Interview 200mph Susan Robertson

Thursday, July 28, 2005
Ken Faught meets up with Susan Robertson, the world's fastest female open wheeled motorcycle racer. They talk about her past, present, and future, including her upcoming trip to the Bonneville Salt Flats in an attempt to crack 210mph.

World's Fastest CBR600RR

Wednesday, March 30, 2005
The Falkner/Livingston Racing team joined forces with Honda and Bonneville specialist Jason McVicar in an attempt to break the 650cc Altered Partial-Streamliner Fuel class on a CBR600RR.