Bonneville a Century of Speed


David Fetherston Ron Main


NEW 2nd Edition now available!

Includes the whole 2014 season plus 26 extra pages, more photos and updates!
Bonneville books are few and far between, but this new exhibition book by David Fetherston covers the collective history of Bonneville racing in a massive 302 page layout.

Created to celebrate 100 years of Bonneville racing the book starts at the root of land speed racing in 1898 in France and quickly moves to America with a brief the Florida Speed Trials and to the first known racing on the lake in 1914, onward to the 2013 season.

It’s filled with grand images of the great Bonneville champions including Mickey Thompson, Donald Campbell, John Cobb, Ab Jenkins, the Burke family, the Latin’s, the Lindsley’s, Les Leggitt, Al Teague, Scott Guthrie and many others. The book will help you appreciate that the core of Bonneville is the greater land speed community who have raced on the lake all these years and you will close this book in awe at the wonderful historic collection LSR streamliners, the roadsters, the coupes, the production cars and the bikes displayed in its pages.

The impetus for the book came from Ron Main’s Bonneville – A Century of Speed exhibition at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, California. January 2014

The book which features 600 photos including the majority of the cars in the exhibition, is a fundraiser for the Salt Lay-down Project with Save the Salt, and all income from the numbered edition of just 2,000 copies goes directly to the fund.