|The July 2016 CLUB NEWSLETTER is here!! It includes the reservation form for the 200 MPH Banquet at Speedweek. Click here to open the PDF. You can sign up for email delivery of the Newsletter, too!|
|Updates on the Bonneville Salt Flats
The newly formed Utah Alliance is coordinating with Save
the Salt and promoting a salt reclamation plan. To understand better what has been taking place at the Bonneville Salt Flats, look at the following links.
The Changing Bonneville Salt Flats video
More information at Save the Salt and also Utah Alliance Save the Salt
IN MEMORY - Condolences to family and friends
7-26-2016 Sam Wheeler died yesterday following a crash at the Bonneville Salt Flats, during the Mike Cook Shootout Test and Tune session. Sam joined the 2-club in 1970 with a record speed of 208.720 MPH and later updated his record speed to 332.410 MPH and joined the 300 MPH Chapter of the club. God speed Sam.
7-14-2016 Art Chrisman passed away on July 12, 2016. Art was one of the original Bonneville 200 MPH Club members, the last living. He was a pioneer of the sport and an asset to all of Motorsports. Art got in the club in 1952 with a record speed of 235.910 mph. There will be a memorial service at the NHRA Museum on August 27th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. This will be open to everyone. RIP Art.
7-14-2016 Club member Reese Adams has passed recently. Reese got in the club in 1989 with a record speed of 205.977 mph. RIP Reese.
7-14-2016 Club member Bob Bennett has passed recently. Bob got in the club in 1977 with a record speed of 203.847 mph. RIP Bob..
1-21-2016 Club member Jack Lufkin has passed. Jack got in the club in 1964 with a record of 204.248 mph and later upped his record to 288.880 mph. RIP Jack.
1-11-16 David Parks has passed away at 63 years old, on 1-8-2016. David enterd the club in 1996 at 215.451. Here is a link to his story, an interview with his brother, Richard Parks. David is the son of Wally Parks (NHRA). You can also look on the club Facebook page for more info.