Photos of SpeedWeek on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats

Racers from around the world met at Bonneville Salt Flats for the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek race outside of Wendover, Utah, about 100 miles west of Salt Lake City.

Jeannie Pflum makes a run on the Butler, Pflum & Wagner motorcycle during the second day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek race on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 14, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

Kevin Brooks pushes his vintage BMW motorcycle to be inspected during the first day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 13, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

Larry Whiteley rides his custom bicycle on the salt during the first day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 13, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

The No Nitro Hammond lakester makes a run during the second day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek race on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 14, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

Jeff Erwin of Seattle, Washington walks to his video camera on the salt during the second day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek race on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 14, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

The Poteet & Main Speed Demon streamliner sets a record for its 408 Miles Per Hour class on a run during the second day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek race, on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 14, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

Andy Kalikakis (L) and Dale Jolley watch the races from the seat of a 1929 Ford Roadster during the first day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 13, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

Bob Jackson works on his modified roadster during the first day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 13, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

Got Salt Racing’s lakester race car completes a run during the first day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 13, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)

Jerry Strode deploys the chute on his Thunderbird race car during the first day of the 63rd annual Bonneville SpeedWeek on the Bonneville Salt Flats outside Wendover, Utah, August 13, 2011. (REUTERS / Jim Urquhart)