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"I got a call from Bob Joehnck, who asked if I was going to Bonneville. He said,'Bring your helmet. I'll see you at the start line.' That was my contract," Burke laughs. "He wanted to start the engine at the line, push-truck it a mile before I engaged the clutch, and take off in high gear. He said take it up to whatever it will receive throttle-wise and we have enough fuel to run the full five miles if we want. We ran slow on throttle pressure and went for the best speed between the fourth and fifth mile. That was the smoothest handling of all of the cars I've driven." The two were rewarded with 200-mph-plus runs with three different Chevy engines in Joehnck's '29 roadster in 1971.