Driver Cal Rothe of Aardema Braun Lattin on his 222.464 mph run.

SCTA Land Speed Races: 2017 Season Opener

This was my third time to have the honor to photograph the SCTA Land Speed Races (LSR) at El Mirage Dry Lake near Adelanto, California (links to past coverage follow the gallery below). Each time, I learn more about the races, the vehicles, and SCTA – Southern California Timing Association. Together with Bonneville Nationals, Inc. (BNI), they sanction official races, keep the records and maintain … Continue reading SCTA Land Speed Races: 2017 Season Opener

Driver William Freudiger of Hall Clark on his 253.558 mph run at SCTA - Southern California Timing Association's Land Speed Races at El Mirage Dry Lake

SCTA Land Speed Races: 2016 Season Opener

A day at the Land Speed Races is just like any other race day. And yet, it is also unlike any other race day! With the 2017 season about to start, May 19-22 , it’s time to rev things up a bit with a photo blog about the 2016 Season Opener SCTA Land Speed Races at El Mirage. SCTA is the Southern California Timing Association … Continue reading SCTA Land Speed Races: 2016 Season Opener

Driver: Al Ehshenbaugh, Steinegger and Eshenbaugh, 215.959 mph

SCTA Land Speed Races at El Mirage

A volunteer organization with its start in 1937, the Southern California Timing Association (SCTA), combined with Bonneville Nationals, Inc. (BNI), maintains rules and records for land speed racing at El Mirage Dry Lake, California and Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. (NOTE: We used the Official Results posted in the SCTA site for driver and team names, and all timing results you see in this article.) Weather permitting, racing is held five … Continue reading SCTA Land Speed Races at El Mirage

Lee Roth working the Starting Line at SCTA - Southern California Timing Association Land Speed Races

So Much Racing Going On!

From Connie Cycling Foundation in the velodrome to the SCTA – Southern California Timing Association’s Land Speed Races at El Mirage Dry Lake, it’s been a fast few weeks! While we prepare the blog for the races, thought you might enjoy a little teaser video. This is what is sounds like at the starting line for a 200.050 mph run by Tom Flattery. Turn it … Continue reading So Much Racing Going On!

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Editorial: Why So Few Photos on Social Media?

The question comes up often of why we don’t post our photos on Instagram and only very few on Facebook, and other social media sites for that matter. Finally decided it was time to simply create a photo album on each with the following. To me, this is clearly a rights grab by an over-zealous corporate entity. In September 2013, Facebook revealed in a white paper that … Continue reading Editorial: Why So Few Photos on Social Media?