This is a photo book about land speed vehicles - Speed Queen is the name of a lakester style land speed car and the story of 5 retired New Yorkers that traveled to the 2008 World of Speed event at the Bonneville salt flats in Utah with Speed Queen in an attempt at the class speed record. First part of the book is mainly about Speed Queen. The remainder of the book features photographs of the numerous speed vehicles that attempted to achieve speed records on the famous salt flats. Illustrated are streamliners, motorcycles, lakesters, coupes, roadsters, trucks, etc. Approximately 139 color photos total.