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Don't Miss 'Speed Capital of the World: Bonneville featuring Rad Rides & More on Discovery!

posted in: hub news crew garage, news on December 16, 2008 at 10:53 AM

George Poteet drives the Blowfish, built by Rad Rides by Troy, on the salt flats. See it tonight at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel special Bonneville: Speed Capital of the World

George Poteet drives the Blowfish, built by Rad Rides by Troy, on the salt flats. See it tonight at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel special Bonneville: Speed Capital of the World

When: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 – 10 p.m. EST, 9 p.m. Central

Where: Discovery Channel

What: Bonneville: Speed Capital of the World

This past year marked the 60th anniversary of Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Tune into Discovery Channel tonight to check out tdrivers making a run to set land speed records and having a great time going fast on the flats.

The Discovery Channel special features George Poteet’s 69 Cuda “Blowfish”, built by Rad Rides by Troy, along with other cars and a few Hub Heads!

Follow along with Rad Rides as they take you from their home town shop in Manteno, IL to the world famous Salt Flats.

The hour long program features the story of men and machines against the salt in an attempt to set land speed records. This is some of the best coverage of Bonneville due to the amount of special equipment used by the Discovery Channel Team.

We were just up in Manteno last week where Troy told us the helicopter shot had to sweep across the front of the Blowfish rather than alongside the car, because the copter could only go 150 mph! Ha. ha. Sweet!

Ride along with the Rad Rides Team as George reaches a top speed of 290 mph and experience why these men go back every year – tonight at 10 p.m. on Discovery.

When: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 – 10 p.m. EST, 9 p.m. Central

Where: Discovery Channel

What: Bonneville: Speed Capital of the World

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Droppin' 60's Garage
December 16, 2008 at 11:03 AM

Thanks for the reminder!

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Tommy's Garage
December 16, 2008 at 12:02 PM

Oooooo boy!

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Rad Rides Notorious Garage
December 16, 2008 at 04:25 PM

DVR is all set for this!

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Rantana's Garage
December 16, 2008 at 08:08 PM
Reply to Rad Rides Notorious Garage on December 16, 2008 at 04:25 PM

us too !! it’s going to be great !!

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Dardanelli Design Garage
December 17, 2008 at 02:05 AM

Thanks for the “heads up”, it was great!

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