SCTA Bonneville Speed Week, Fuel Curve

Goodguys-Fueled News Top 10 Stories of 2018 – #2

Editor’s Note: In our annual countdown series we are reviewing our favorite ten stories of the 2018 season, stories you may have missed or enjoyed so much you wouldn’t mind seeing them again. We published nearly 500 stories on Fuel Curve this year! Talk about moving the needle! Our freelancers as well as our own staff were out and about covering the men and machines and the energy associated with a life at speed. We think you will enjoy these as much as we enjoyed producing them! We hope you and your fam have a great holiday season! Our countdown will take us through January 1, 2019.

Full Story Here: SCTA Bonneville Speed Week – Shootout at the Salt Flats

SCTA Bonneville Speed Week, Fuel Curve


That lead image up top by Marc Gewertz (the one that made you click into the story) was taken in 2018. Look at it again. The black & white grain, the traditional hot rods – it captures the magic of the Bonneville Salt Flats in timeless fashion.

SCTA Bonneville Speed Week, Fuel Curve

And that’s just what Bonneville is – a magical place where time stands still yet moves at a record-setting pace each August for SCTA Speed Week. Marc called us and told us he was going this year and asked if we would like a photo essay of Speed Week. Our answer was “Duh!” SO here it is in all its glory. Marc is a master at painting pictures with his lenses. Take a look at some fast fun.

Photo Gallery!

Senior Editor, Digital Media

With three decades of automotive journalism under his belt, John Drummond serves as Senior Editor – Digital Media for Fuel Curve and Goodguys Rod & Custom Association where he has worked since 1990. Drummond got his start in motorsports reporting by making a fake press pass to gain starting line access. The ruse worked and he began covering auto races as far back as 1986 in Northern California, eventually getting his stories published worldwide. He has owned and driven everything from a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere to a ridiculously modded Subaru WRX as well as a string of Mercedes AMG’s, most of which had the warranties voided the day after leaving the dealership.

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