Rocky Robinson’s Salt Addiction

One-time holder of the title of World’s Fastest Rider at 360 mph, land speed racer Rocky Robinson continues to chase the elusive 400 mph barrier, alongside rivals like the current world-record-holding BUB Seven streamliner team. Rocky steps out of the streamliner every month to pen his land speed racing feature we call Salt Addiction.


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Salt Addiction: Brian Leckey
Salt Addiction: Brian Leckey

Thursday, May 24, 2012

The world’s fastest rider, Rocky Robinson, chats with LSR filmmaker Brian Leckey, the man behind “Landspeed Shootout” and “Ack Attack: The Fastest Bike in the World.”


Salt Addiction: Rocky Racing Down Under
Salt Addiction: Rocky Racing Down Under

Thursday, April 26, 2012

In this installment of Salt Addiction, Rocky Robinson recounts his experience racing the BUB Tenacious II at Australia’s Lake Gairdner.


Salt Addiction: Valerie Thompson Part II
Salt Addiction: Valerie Thompson Part II

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Valerie Thompson is one of the fastest women riders on the planet but there’s still a few records she wants, including the right to be called the world’s fastest female.


Salt Addiction: Shane San Miguel
Salt Addiction: Shane San Miguel

Thursday, February 23, 2012

In this month’s Salt Addiction feature our two-wheeled speedster showcases Shane San Miguel, a true working class racer who was born to be in the saddle.


Salt Addiction: Richard Brown’s Jet Reaction
Salt Addiction: Richard Brown’s Jet Reaction

Thursday, January 26, 2012

In the lastest volume of Salt Addiction Richard ‘Rocket Man’ Brown returns to land speed racing with his new entry, Jet Reaction.


Salt Addiction: Anatomy of a Crash
Salt Addiction: Anatomy of a Crash

Friday, December 9, 2011

Forever in search of speed, Rocky Robinson and the Top 1 Ack Attack Team hit a rough patch while attempting to break the 400 mph land speed barrier.


Salt Addiction: Andy Sills & Erin Hunter
Salt Addiction: Andy Sills & Erin Hunter

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Meet two land speed participants who are combining their love of racing by taking on the Salt Flats 2-up in this month’s Salt Addiction.


Salt Addiction: Mike Cook’s 2011 Shootout
Salt Addiction: Mike Cook’s 2011 Shootout

Friday, October 21, 2011

In this edition of Salt Addiction our two-wheeled rocket man explores the records broken and accidents averted during the 2011 Mike Cook Land Speed Shootout.


Salt Addiction: Paul Thede
Salt Addiction: Paul Thede

Friday, September 23, 2011

Paul Thede is a true racer at heart who’s bringing land speed racing into the 21st century with the first 200 mph electric motorcycle.


Salt Addiction: Drew Gatewood
Salt Addiction: Drew Gatewood

Saturday, August 20, 2011

This month our speed guru shines the spotlight on Drew Gatewood, a man of many talents who runs Gatewood Engineering and Race Support from home and occasionally visits the salts as an AMA/F.I.M. technical steward.


Salt Addiction: Shutter Speed
Salt Addiction: Shutter Speed

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

This month’s edition of Salt Addiction takes a look at the unsung heroes of Land Speed Racing who capture history in the making through their photographs.


Salt Addiction: Fast Guys Wives Club
Salt Addiction: Fast Guys Wives Club

Thursday, June 16, 2011

In the newest installment of Salt Addiction we explore what it’s like to be hitched to the world’s fastest men by hearing from some of the wives.


Salt Addiction: Swiss Performance Racing
Salt Addiction: Swiss Performance Racing

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Our speed racer gets the latest word on Ruedi Steck’s bio-powered streamliner project while visiting the Swiss Performance/Swiss Moto Motorcycle Trade Show in Zurich.


Salt Addiction: Jon Amo
Salt Addiction: Jon Amo

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Jon Amo the 200 MPH Club Man of the Year in 2009, a land speed racing enthusiast and creator of landracing.com. The world’s fastest rider, Rocky Robinson, brings us Jon’s story.


Salt Addiction: Jennifer Robertson
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
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
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
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
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
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.