Latest Bonneville Salt Flats Stories

2010-08-18 07:00:00

BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Fastest Woman in the World," Leslie Porterfield is on the Bonneville Salt Flats on her Sir Speedy Honda attempting to set new records this month and become "Fastest Person in the World on a Motorcycle." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100818/LA52051) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100818/LA52051) Monday, Leslie set a record breaking speed of 201 mph in the 1000cc Production Class, besting the current...

2008-09-14 12:00:14

By Lynn Arave Deseret News Utah's speedy Bonneville Salt Flats are the location of many an automobile commercial. This weekend and through Monday, though, other portions of the state are serving as outdoor stages for car advertising. For example, General Motors-commissioned film crews were out in force Friday at Library Square in Salt Lake City getting footage of Chevrolet's Impala and Traverse, with the library's shiny south side as a backdrop. "They decided on Salt Lake," said Andrew...

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