(Photo courtesy Price Museum of Speed)
Ab Jenkins sits behind the wheel of his original Mormon Meteor, the landspeed record car that raced the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1937, with Ab's son Marv stands by the tail fin. (The car was originally Ab's stock 1935 "Duesenberg Special," later equipped with a 1924 12-cylinder Curtis Conquerer aircraft engine and other aerodynamic features.) The image is seen in the documentary "Boys of Bonneville."
A Look Back: The Mormon Meteor and other race cars on the Bonneville Salt Flats
The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Mar 01 2013 07:53 am • Last Updated Mar 01 2013 06:18 pm
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