Danny Thompson set out last month to best his Bonneville speed record of 256 mph in an ethanol-powered Mustang. He hit 265 mph and then flipped his 'Stang end over end. Here's the astonishing view from the passenger seat.
When Pontiac decided to name one of their models after Bonneville, the home of many a land speed attempt, you'd think they'd have kept the car true to its name. Still, Nice Price or Crack Pipe likes big-ass boats too.
Once upon a time, men were real men. Women were real women. And speed came from strapping yourself into an aircraft drop tank and hauling across a lakebed like a bat out of hell. Plus, there's in-tank video. Hallelujah.