TWO INTREPID CLASSIC racers from the West Country are heading across the Atlantic to the Bonneville Salt Flats to try and break two land speed records.
Team Wildcard is comprised of two shed-based racers, Phil Betty and Miki Sprosen, who will be taking a much-modified early 1960s Triumph T21 350 and a 1971 650cc Triumph Bonneville T120R to the famous speed venue in August.
Inspired by their trip to the Welsh beach, by 2016 both riders were competing in top speed racing with Straightliners on the beach and used that as a way of finding out what would be needed for them to successfully compete in the Bonneville Speed Trials.
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