SCTA thinks they own bonneville, They have done a lot to "save the salt" Just like everything the Govt does , The BLM is not making the salt extraction companies stick to the redemial plans agreed to a few years ago. The Utah Locals also hold meets "Utah salt racers association" It's similar to the old dry lakes events, watch at the starting line, walk thru the pits. talk to some of the teams not in a panic to get something ready to make their back up run. There is nothing as sweet as the sound of a ported and polished Hemi pulling at 200 plus mph you can hear at the mile markers. A couple of years I went with My son and his BoyScout troop, Camped at the big bend, and The Ohio State University team took a lot of time with the boys. 3 or 4 years ago the unpredictible rocky mountain weather flooded the Flats, So if you are traveling very far always check conditions every day before the event. usually SCTA in august, USFRA in sept Then SCTA back again Oct.