If you want to set a land speed record in America you do it on the salt. In Sweden you do it on the ice. This video footage shows everything from rocket powered sleds to diesel powered trucks racing at last weekend's Orsa Speed Weekend held on a frozen lake in the Swedish town of Orsa . We have to imagine struggling for traction in the ice before trying to set a speed record is an issue unique to the northernmost land speed racing venue in the world.
[via BangShift]