Bonneville Salt Flats

The Miniaturization of the Bonneville Salt Flats

Below is an open letter to the BLM that took about 10 minutes to write after  years researching the historical aspects of the Bonneville Salt Flats. It is well known that I have an affinity for land speed racing, yet my American citizen self is simply fed up with the pretty talk and well-crafted run around that has been given the motorsports community. What set me off was the last-minute “chicken-out” by Kevin Oliver, BLM District Manager who was to be part of a frank, public discussion about the plight of the salt flats hosted by the Salt Lake City Tribune. …

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READY LIKE TEDDY TELLS THE TALE FROM 100 YEARS OF BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS RACING

                    A century of speed has rolled across the famed Bonneville Salt Flats. Starting in 1914, with “Terrible” Teddy Tetzlaff, the velocity milestones are still rising, roaring and raging. The 2014 racing season brings Kaylin Stewart, a rookie 16 year-old teenager to the starting line determined to set a class record in excess of 200 miles per hour.  First-time racers at the Bonneville Salt Flats are affectionately called “salt virgins” because running on the panoramic sodium-soaked pancake always imparts startling insight about its many hidden difficulties. Every smarty pants who thinks …

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Packed Podium Finish for LandSpeed Louise at International Automotive Media Competition

June 27, 2014 – Berkley, MI – Winners of the 23rd International Automotive Media Awards were announced at during a ceremony held at the Vinsetta Garage Restaurant. IAMA’s were presented at a joint event with the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year (NACVOTY) Awards.The International Automotive Media Competition (IAMC), is a program to recognize and encourage excellence in all forms of automotive media. Louise Ann Noeth submitted three works for review – all three were judged to be worthy of an award.         GOLD | The Demon’s Dozen | Book – published by LandSpeed ProductionsSILVER | …

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LandSpeed Louise scores 3 “podium” finishes at 2012 AARWBA journalism competition

                  Hours before  the running of the 2013 Indy 500, the All American Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association | AARWBA announced that “LandSpeed” Louise Ann Noeth came away with three “podium” finishes for its 2012  motorsports journalism competition. The trackside awards breakfast held May 25, 2013 revealed Noeth scored a pair of first place and a third place for writing and photography all focused on land speed racing. MAGAZINE COLUMN WRITING   1st place  “From the Demonizers to Humanizers,” Goodguys Gazette, January 2012 / Fuel For Thought column    PHOTOGRAPHY – PRINT PEOPLE …

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100th Anniversary Edition of Bonneville Salt Flats in Production NOW

Bonneville Salt Flats: the Fastest Place on Earth is being updated and republished to mark the celebration of 100 years of racing on the salt in 2014. I have joined forces with the University of Utah Press to publish a book that will now include another decade plus of racing action. Much of the original book will stay the same, but I am picking up the action in 1998 and adding to the historical record concluding with the close of the 2012 racing season. I am looking for not only interesting highlights from each year, but also top quality photographs …

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