A competitor's car waits on the start line before a timed run
Spectators watch the racing from the side of the course
A ratrod passes the 55mph speed limit sign
An early-1960s Chevrolet Impala parked on the salt
The long nose of a competitor's car
A steward guards an entrance to the course
The rear of a car
A competitor sits astride his motorcycle sidecar on the start line
An entrant waiting its turn to compete, with stickers showing its world record speed of 211mph
Panorama of the Salt Flats looking towards the mountain ridge on the Western edge of the flats
A spectator's dog takes appropriate precautions from the bright desert sun
The long nose of a competitor's car
The cracked screen of a competitor's car. The bonnet came lose in a previous run at 175mph and cracked the windscreen, though the car went on to set a new record in its class.
The marker line that the competitors must follow along the course
Competitors and spectators line the side of the course, as seen from the start line
The front of a competitor's car
A competitor's car
The rear of a competitor's car
A competitor's car waits on the start line before a timed run