Darrell Vittone rolls of the line on his first pass of the weekend. Running in the "36hp" class, this '56 Oval window relica of the famous Inch Pincher gasser runs an 1800cc engine, based on a 25hp aluminum case. Darrel ran 110mph, to place him in the Volkswagen 100mph Club!

World of Speed 2014, Day Two Action

After a rain cancellation last year, we are back on the salt flats with two dozen plus VWs racing.
By Dean Kirsten | September 6, 2014

Photos by Dean Kirsten


Today was the first day they ran down the salt flats in 2014 competition at Bonneville. Under hot but clear skies, two dozen VWs made passes, despite numerous delays due to mishaps on the course (non-VW related). Salt conditions were good, other than the washed out entry road, and a lot of spectators watched the VWs closely. Runs down the salt flats continues on Sunday and Monday. VW records will fall!

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