The World's Fastest Motorcycle Riders

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    Our friend RYAN OSTERGARD has LEAPED onto this list,
    with his new track record at Wilmington Ohio,
    in the May 2015 1.0 mile meeting.

    This is also remarkable since his wife,
    the beautiful JENNIFER ROBERTSON,
    will be sitting next to him on "The List."

    With a "sum of speeds," of 487 mph, I believe
    that makes them "nobility" as
    the 1st couple of speed
    in the motorcycle world.

    Show him and them your appreciation !


    Ryan Ostergard 243.770mph WILmin 15 ****Wilmington Track Record****
     
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    Just last weekend comes LES MARSH
    from England's Elvington national meeting.

    Reporter Ken12R writes:

    "Les Marsh who now holds the UKs
    fastest grandfather record at 249.74 mph"


    VERY productive beginning of the season
    and we are not yet into June !
     
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    Quick shout-out for KEN ROBINSON.

    In the recent speed trials on the Salt of Australia,
    Ken posted a fine 232.889 mph on a normally - aspired
    Hayabusa running in the 1350cc class.

    This is a fine time for an NA Busa anywhere,
    and we can all be proud of what Ken accomplished in Oz !
     
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    Well, June is drawing to a close, and so far we have
    the following folks who will either appear for the first time,
    or advance their placements on “The List.â€


    Jack Frost......(Holeshot Busa)….…..263.912 ....Busa …Elv'ton..….2015……...England

    Ralph Hudson…Mojave 1.5 mile….262.6 mph…Turbo 1000cc..12 APR 15

    Les Marsh...UK's fastest grandfather..... 249.74 mph....England

    Tim Leeper......247.8 MPH....Sponsored by Smithers Customs

    Ryan Ostergard…..243.770mph….. W’min…2015 ****Wilmington Track Record****

    Tommy Grimes 242.54 Seattle, Drag bike 2013
     
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    WORLD’S FASTEST SIT-ON RIDERS IN HISTORY

    (Updated 17 JUNE 2015)

    Includes known results from
    the 1st 1/2 of the 2015, and of the
    previous seasons.

    Rider………..Major sponsor……..….…Speed(MPH).......
    type bike…....track…….year……….…comments


    1) Bill Warner………(Larry Forstall)…311.945....LSR....Loring…..2010……....
    1.5 mile track Current world's best, USA best, and Loring track record

    2) ERIC TABOULI… ….drag/rocket….281.47 mph Santa Pod ..England 2011
    Current European best

    3) Joe Amo…………(Scott Guthrie)…272.610........LSR…..B’ville…..2009……....
    Mile 3 to 4 average time, 1990 ZX10, Bonneville's Fastest 1000cc speed
    Bonneville fastest sit-on bike.

    4) Dean Sabatinelli..(Scott Guthrie)…269.776.......Busa…..Loring….2010……...….
    1.5 mile, World’s Fastest Stock Body motorcycle

    5) Billy Shoemaker………………..……269.200....Busa…Mojave ….2011………….1.0 mile

    6) Al Lamb….(Al Lamb Honda)….265.598…..Honda….B’ville….2012
    World’s Fastest record for a 1000cc open-wheel bike.
    PROBABLY world’s Fastest Honda sit-on Motorcycle

    7) Frank Gillebaard……………………..265.400....Busa....Elv’ton…..2 006………….England

    eight) Shane Stubbs…..(Scott Guthrie)…265.181....Busa…. Loring... 2009..........….
    1.5 mile (Stock Body)

    9) Becci Ellis….(Mick Ellis)………264.0++ ….Busa…Elvington….2014…Fastest Woman

    10) Jack Frost (Holeshot Busa)….…..263.912 ....Busa …Elv'ton..….2015……...England

    11) Richard Assen… (A-ward)…….….263.+++….Busa….B’ville……2011….…..
    One leg of a 2-way FIM record at Bonneville, Australia Best

    12) Ralph Hudson….Mojave 1.5 mile……262.6 mph..Turbo 1000cc..
    12 APR 15


    13) Thomas Cronan..(DAS Perf)……….262.161....Suz…….Loring…..2011……....
    Not a Hayabusa, but a GSXR1100 !

    14) Tom Gates…………………………....261.500....Busa….Goliad…..2010… ….... ….1.0 mile

    **15) Jorma Karjalainen.. (ANY10)……..261.500....ZX14……Finland….2012…….

    16) Lee Shierts……..(Rich Yancy)…….260.288....Busa….Maxton…2005….…..….1.0 mile

    17) Charlie Anstaett.(Dave Owen)……..259.856....Busa… Maxton…2008…. 1.0 mile
    Stock body

    18) John Noonan…(Noonan/Derwin)....259.+++....Busa…...B’ville……………... ….1.0 mile

    19) Greg Waters…………………………………258.1++….Busa…B’ville……..2012

    20) Mika Syren……………… Busa……….. 257.900mph……. Elgington 2014


    21) Jack Frost (Holeshot Busa)….…..263.912 ....Busa …Elv'ton..….2015……...England


    22) Jason McVicar..(Scott Guthrie)…...256.+++....Busa…..B’ville…….2008…...

    23) Jon Mininno……(Jack Wilson) …256.+++...Tri x 2….B’ville…….1992……..
    Many years ago, with a pair of '70's Triumph pushrod motors
    World's fastest sit-on pushrod engine bike.

    24) Wayne Pollack.(Rich Yancy)…….255.543....Busa…..Maxton…..2005…….. ….1.0 mile

    25) Korry Hogan…………………………255.00....Drag…...Val’da……2011…... ….1/4 mile

    26) Mark DeLuca ….(For-De-Kne)… …254.+++…. LSR……B’ville……2009……
    World's fastest All Motor (no turbo or fuel-just gasoline !) KNECUM Engine

    27) Mark Seeley…….(Klawitter)………..253.080….LSR……B’Ville….20 12

    28) Ben Beckert……………………….252.806.... Busa…...Goliad…...2009…….….1.0 mile

    29) Scott Guthrie…(Rich Yancy)........251.147….Busa…..Goliad……2004…….1.0 mile
    Record set when he was @ Age 60
    World and Goliad track record when run.

    30) Steve Knecum…(Larry Forstall)….251.134....Busa…..B’ville……2004……..…
    Fastest full mile time in a Bonneville Record run (when run) Built motor for DeLucca

    31) Edward Petrozzi…(2 BAR RACING)….250.274…Busa….Loring…..2014

    32) Les Marsh UK’s fastest grandfather record at 249.74 mph


    33) Hussain Alsowaigh ….(COOPER PERFORMANCE ) :........... 249.6 MPH
    …….Busa…….Bee……2012

    34) Tim Leeper......247.8 MPH.....Tim Leeper......Sponsored by Smithers Customs


    35) Mike Grainger………………………..249.100....Busa…..Elv’ton…….201 2……. ..England

    36) Pat Womack……(Wo-Tu-San)……..247.663 Busa….ElMir……....2011……...
    at El Mirage in California, on 1.3 miles of dry dirt !

    37) Larry McBride………PINGLE……...248.66....Drag….Val’da ….….2006……..….1/4 mile

    38) Terry Kizer…….(Scott Guthrie)…..247.591....Busa….Goliad…….2008…...…….1. 0 mile
    Old drag racers don't die, they just go faster !

    39) Mike Garcia.....SIMS MOTORSPORTS...... 247.3................Mojave.....1.5 mile......
    . 2013

    **40). Antti Pietilä…….(TFM))……246.992...NOS/Busa …..Finland…. 2012………

    41) Scott Horner……Mark Gordon)……246.33....Busa…..Loring…….2011…….….
    Running Naked ! (without a fairing)

    42) Dennis Clanton…(Hank Booth)……245.314...Busa……B’ville……2003……....
    Bonneville Record - one way run was a little faster.

    43) Rich Yancy………(Rich Yancy)…….244.358....Busa,,,,,,Goliad…….2004……..….1 .0 mile
    (He showed the way) built the bike for Guthrie Shierts and Pollack too..
    Track record when run

    44) Walt Kudron…....(Dave Owen)……..244.180....Busa….Maxton……2007….…….1.0 mile

    45) Chris Hand………………………….…244.12....Drag…...Val’da……..2009…. …….1/4 mile


    46) Ryan Ostergard 243.770mph WILmin 15 ****Wilmington Track Record****

    47) J ennifer Roberts……(Johnny Cheese)………. 243.6…Busa…Bee…2012
    World’s Fastest Woman on a motorcycle

    48) Joanne Stevenson….(Holeshot)…243.5….Busa…..Elv’ton…2012

    49) Tommy Grimes............. 242.54......dragster...... Seattle...........2013....1/4 mile

    50) Don Hass……. 9/2012…… 243.111….W’ton (1,000cc)



    One (1) listing PER PERSON.
    Unless otherwise listed,
    their single fastest speed
    In the standing start mile.

    Bonneville is flying start mile.

    Some are ¼ mile standing start.


    Above are the names of the riders (and sponsors)
    that arethe fastest “sit-onâ€￾ riders
    in the world – no streamliners.

    Track lengths include: ¼ mile, ½ mile, 1 mile ,
    1.3 mile, 1.5 mile,distance not recorded and
    Bonneville style unlimited distance.

    Racing surfaces include: asphalt,
    concrete, dirt and salt.

    **(The Finnish speeds were run on a track
    with a maximum racing length of
    about 1.0 mile, but some racers used
    less that that length to achieve their results.)

    It is apparent from the track listings and dates that
    motorcycle LSR (Land Speed
    Racing) is now a true international sport.

    When will we see Japan, China, Brazil
    and the return of Russia ?



    Thanks to PiPPi of Sweden for the Drag information.

    Quickest and fastest bike list update - Page 91, etc

    Quickest and fastest bike list update - Page 98

    Thanks to Speedduck for the Finnish results.

    ** Conditional results, see below

    iB::Aihe::Suomen "virallinen" +200mph lista

    Mr. Duck lists the results), and gives us the link.
    (It is not clear to me if these results are based
    on a timing trap, radar, GPS, data or other method,
    but we will keep them on the list until
    there is a complete clarification)

    All speeds listed are OFFICIAL speeds.
    No GPS from “individuals,â€￾

    Not all timing organizations use the same
    speed measuring equipment.

    If you have additions or corrections,
    please FIRST PM me, or post.

    OBSERVATIONS FOR THE 2014 SEASON:

    Three (3) new members on the list,
    and ALL going over the
    prestigious 250 mph mark in 2014.

    Ride safe and be lucky and fast in 2015 !


    Scott Guthrie
    Copyright 2015
    All rights reserved

    Given the choice, post the LINK to this site,
    and give the traffic to: HAYABUSA.org

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    News Flash !

    We have just heard that Becci Ellis
    took a tumble in England while slowing
    from a run at over 250 mph.

    No firm reports on her condition, but she has been
    photographed with a cast on her left hind leg,
    but with a smile.

    Ordinary braking calls out for a slow-down distance,
    at 0.4g, of more than a mile.

    Her stop was no doubt both quicker,
    and more disconcerting......

    Here's a you-tube clip of one of MY riders,
    is the same sort of situation at Bonneville in about 2008.

    Use your volume control,
    and look quickly at the time slip......

     
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    A more lengthy report for Becci and her crash.....

    World's fastest woman crashes

    I had a similar thing happen at Maxton
    about 15 years ago at Maxton while running
    for record on a turbo ZX9.

    At something over 200 MPH, the air tried
    to "lift me off the bike." I was able to maintain
    control only by "overusing" my abdominal muscles
    while I decelerated safely down to a manageable speed.

    The result was a one foot (12 inch) tear
    in my abdominal wall, which I still have.

    Later, I went 251mph on another bike.....

    Let's hope for Becci that she returns as well,
    and sets a 270 mph mark, as is her goal.
     
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    SCOTT DAVIS 259.056mph

    at the Loring 1.5 mile race, 6 SEP 15

    Outstanding on a new build !
     
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    RYAN OSTERGARD, posting a 253.351 mph
    at Loring in the 1.5 mile run, moves up from 46th place
    barely-on-the-list, to almost-certainly in the TOP 30......

    In addition to increasing his placement by
    about 20 (!) spots in only 1/2 season,
    he teams with his talented wife
    JENNIFER ROBERTSON
    (47) Jennifer Robertson……(Johnny Cheese)………. 243.6…Busa…Bee…2012

    They now have a combined speed of about 496 mph.

    How close is THAT to the magical 500 MPH
    for the two of them !
     
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    WORLD’S FASTEST SIT-ON RIDERS IN HISTORY

    (Updated 1 JAN 2016)


    Includes known results from 2015,
    and the previous seasons.

    Rider………..Major sponsor……..….…Speed(MPH).......
    type bike…....track…….year……….…comments


    1) Bill Warner………(Larry Forstall)…311.945....LSR....Loring…..2010……....
    1.5 mile track Current world's best, USA best, and Loring track record

    2) ERIC TABOULI… ….drag/rocket….281.47 mph Santa Pod ..England 2011
    Current European best

    3) Joe Amo…………(Scott Guthrie)…272.610........LSR…..B’ville…..2009……....
    Mile 3 to 4 average time, 1990 ZX10, Bonneville's Fastest 1000cc speed
    Bonneville fastest sit-on bike.

    4) Dean Sabatinelli..(Scott Guthrie)…269.776.......Busa…..Loring….2010……...….
    1.5 mile, World’s Fastest Stock Body motorcycle

    5) Billy Shoemaker………………..……269.200....Busa…Mojave ….2011………….1.0 mile (age 70+)

    6) Al Lamb….(Al Lamb Honda)….265.598…..Honda….B’ville….2012
    World’s Fastest record for a 1000cc open-wheel bike.
    PROBABLY world’s Fastest Honda sit-on Motorcycle

    7) Frank Gillebaard……………………..265.400....Busa....Elv’ton…..2 006………….England

    eight) Shane Stubbs…..(Scott Guthrie)…265.181....Busa…. Loring... 2009..........….
    1.5 mile ( Stock Body )

    9) Becci Ellis….(Mick Ellis)………264.0++ ….Busa…Elvington….2014…Fastest Woman

    10) Jack Frost (Holeshot Busa)….…..263.912 ....Busa …Elv'ton..….2015……...England


    11) Richard Assen… (A-ward)…….….263.+++….Busa….B’ville……2011….…..
    One leg of a 2-way FIM record at Bonneville, Australia Best

    12) Ralph Hudson….Mojave 1.5 mile……262.6 mph..Turbo 1000cc..
    12 APR 15 (Age 70+)


    13) Thomas Cronan..(DAS Perf)……….262.161....Suz…….Loring…..2011……....
    Not a Hayabusa, but a GSXR1100 !

    14) Tom Gates…………………………....261.500....Busa….Goliad…..2010… ….... ….1.0 mile

    **15) Jorma Karjalainen.. (ANY10)……..261.500....ZX14……Finland….2012…….

    16) Lee Shierts……..(Rich Yancy)…….260.288....Busa….Maxton…2005….…..….1.0 mile

    17) Charlie Anstaett.(Dave Owen)……..259.856....Busa… Maxton…2008…. 1.0 mile
    Stock body

    18) Scott Davis …….KAW zx12r……….259.056mph Loring 1.5 mile race, 2015

    19) John Noonan…(Noonan/Derwin)....259.+++....Busa…...B’ville……………... ….1.0 mile

    20) Greg Waters…………………………………258.1++….Busa…B’ville……..2012

    21) Mika Syren……………… Busa……….. 257.900mph……. Elgington 2014

    22) Jason McVicar..(Scott Guthrie)…...256.+++....Busa…..B’ville…….2008…...

    23) Jon Mininno……(Jack Wilson) …256.+++...Tri x 2….B’ville…….1992……..
    Many years ago, with a pair of '70's Triumph pushrod motors
    World's fastest sit-on pushrod engine bike. (Age 70+)

    24) Wayne Pollack.(Rich Yancy)…….255.543....Busa…..Maxton…..2005…….. ….1.0 mile

    25) Korry Hogan…………………………255.00....Drag…...Val’da……2011…... ….1/4 mile

    26) Mark DeLuca ….(For-De-Kne)… …254.+++…. LSR……B’ville……2009……
    World's fastest All Motor (no turbo or fuel-just gasoline !) KNECUM Engine

    27) RYAN OSTERGARD, posting a 253.351 mph
    at Loring in the 1.5 mile run

    28) Mark Seeley…….(Klawitter)………..253.080….LSR……B’Ville….20 12

    29) Ben Beckert……………………….252.806.... Busa…...Goliad…...2009…….….1.0 mile

    30) Scott Guthrie…(Rich Yancy)........251.147….Busa…..Goliad……2004…….1.0 mile
    Record set when he was @ Age 60
    World and Goliad track record when run. (Age 70+)

    31) Steve Knecum…(Larry Forstall)….251.134....Busa…..B’ville……2004……..…
    Fastest full mile time in a Bonneville Record run (when run) Built motor for DeLucca

    32) Edward Petrozzi…(2 BAR RACING)….250.274…Busa….Loring…..2014

    33) Les Marsh UK’s fastest grandfather record at 249.74 mph


    34) Hussain Alsowaigh ….(COOPER PERFORMANCE ) :........... 249.6 MPH
    …….Busa…….Bee……2012

    35) Tim Leeper......247.8 MPH.....Tim Leeper......Sponsored by Smithers Customs


    36) Mike Grainger………………………..249.100....Busa…..Elv’ton…….201 2……. ..England

    37) Pat Womack……(Wo-Tu-San)……..247.663 Busa….ElMir……....2011……...
    at El Mirage in California, on 1.3 miles of dry dirt !

    38) Larry McBride………PINGLE……...248.66....Drag….Val’da ….….2006……..….1/4 mile

    39) Terry Kizer…….(Scott Guthrie)…..247.591....Busa….Goliad…….2008…...…….1. 0 mile
    Old drag racers don't die, they just go faster !

    40) Mike Garcia.....SIMS MOTORSPORTS...... 247.3................Mojave.....1.5 mile......
    . 2013

    **41). Antti Pietilä…….(TFM))……246.992...NOS/Busa …..Finland…. 2012………

    42) Scott Horner……Mark Gordon)……246.33....Busa…..Loring…….2011…….….
    Running Naked ! (without a fairing)

    43) Dennis Clanton…(Hank Booth)……245.314...Busa……B’ville……2003……....
    Bonneville Record - one way run was a little faster.

    44) Rich Yancy………(Rich Yancy)…….244.358....Busa,,,,,,Goliad…….2004……..….1 .0 mile
    (He showed the way) built the bike for Guthrie Shierts and Pollack too..
    Track record when run

    45) Walt Kudron…....(Dave Owen)……..244.180....Busa….Maxton……2007….…….1.0 mile

    46) Chris Hand………………………….…244.12....Drag…...Val’da……..2009…. …….1/4 mile

    47) Jennifer Roberts……(Johnny Cheese)………. 243.6…Busa…Bee…2012


    48) Joanne Stevenson….(Holeshot)…243.5….Busa…..Elv’ton…2012

    49) Don Hsas……. 9/2012…… 243.111….W’ton (1,000cc)

    50) Tommy Grimes............. 242.54......dragster...... Seattle...........2013....1/4 mile



    Above are the names of the riders (and sponsors)
    that are the fastest “sit-onâ€￾ riders
    in the world – no streamliners.

    One (1) listing PER PERSON.
    Unless otherwise listed,
    their single fastest speed
    (Lifetime)

    Bonneville is flying start

    Some are ¼ mile standing start.

    Track lengths include: ¼ mile, ½ mile, 1 mile ,
    1.3 mile, 1.5 mile, distance not recorded and
    Bonneville style unlimited distance.

    Racing surfaces include: asphalt,
    concrete, dirt and salt.

    **(The Finnish speeds were run on a track
    with a maximum racing length of
    about 1.0 mile, but some racers used
    less that that length to achieve their results.)

    It is apparent from the track listings and dates that
    motorcycle LSR (Land Speed
    Racing) is now a true international sport.

    When will we see Japan, China, Brazil
    and the return of Russia ?



    Thanks to PiPPi of Sweden for the Drag information.

    Quickest and fastest bike list update - Page 91, etc

    Quickest and fastest bike list update - Page 98

    Thanks to Speedduck for the Finnish results.

    ** Conditional results, see below

    iB::Aihe::Suomen "virallinen" +200mph lista

    Mr. Duck lists the results), and gives us the link.
    (It is not clear to me if these results are based
    on a timing trap, radar, GPS, data or other method,
    but we will keep them on the list until
    there is a complete clarification)

    All speeds listed are OFFICIAL speeds.
    No GPS from “individuals,â€￾

    Not all timing organizations use the same
    speed measuring equipment.

    If you have additions or corrections,
    please FIRST PM me, or post.


    Ride safe, be lucky and fast in 2016 !


    Scott Guthrie
    Copyright 2016
    All rights reserved

    Given the choice, post the LINK to this site,
    and give the traffic to: HAYABUSA.org

    Please Do NOT post elsewhere
    Without Permission
     
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    GREAT start to the 2016 season !

    At 256.7 mph, MIKE GARCIA joins
    The Motorcycle 250 mph Club

    The Motorcycle 250 mph Club also
    welcomes HOUSEIN ALSOWAIGH at 255.3 mph


    The Club welcomes MIKE GARCIA, from scenic SOLDOTNA Arkansas,
    riding a turbo Hayabusa tuned by RICHARD SIMS MOTORSPORTS.

    Mike hammered the 1.5 mile long Mojave track to the
    special speed while fighting wind and bad weather.

    This beats Mike's former best of 249. mph, and jumps him
    up from 36th place on the World's Fastest list to the 21st spot.

    A fabulous improvement of fifteen (15) places
    at the beginning of the season.

    The Motorcycle 250 mph Club also welcomed HOUSEIN ALSOWAIGH

    HOUSEIN ALSOWAIGH , ran the Beeville Mile's scary track at 255.3 mph.
    Tuned by KEVIN BLAISE of BLAISE CYCLE in south Florida, the turbo Hayabusa
    moved ALSOWAIGH of from 249.6,(and 31st on the World's Fastest List)
    to a new high of 24th.

    Let's show these brave men our appreciation for
    difficult accomplishments, under less-than-perfect conditions,
    and their over 250mph speeds so early in the season !

    Maybe this signals a return to the glory of former seasons,
    when 250 mph speeds were almost expected,
    and many men and women went VERY fast.......
    [/font]

    Results from Mojave April 2016:

    http://www.mojavemile.com/images/pdf/MAG4_results.pdf

    and Beeville April 2016:

    http://www.texasmile.net/mileresults.php
     
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    Fabulous start to the season !

    This just in from Wilmington


    Ransom Holbrook = 244.2997 mph
    NO TURBO, just nitrous !


    Fast time of the meet,
    Fast time of the year.
    Beat all the cars......


    That puts him on the World's Fastest Riders
    List in about 45 place.

    (MOST worthy for a first-effort to make
    the list in the mile with NO TURBO !)


    THREE big moves on the world's fastest list
    of fifty, and it's only the beginning of May !
     
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    Let's give a get well out to Guy Caputo after crashing this weekend
     
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    Let me gently remind folks that
    all material written by me in this
    thread, and on this web site is my
    intellectual property, and is subject
    to copyright laws.

    By all means, enjoy this information,
    but if you intend to share it with others,
    please link them to this site, and give
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    Preliminary results from last weekend's Loring AFB
    results put Brevon Scott

    as high as 30th on "The List,"
    with a one mile speed of

    251.816 mph


    We are waiting to see if he went on to
    a better time in the 1.5 mile results.

    After last year, this year
    looks like a landslide
     
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    Results from over last weekend
    in Elvington, England:


    Steve Bland Hayabusa Turbo 251.744 mph
    (Steve jumps from nowhere to about 30th,
    WHAT a rookie performance)

    Les Marsh Hayabusa Turbo 248.464 mph
    (UK's fastest Grandfather stays in the game)

    Mike Grainger Hayabusa Turbo 244.073 mph
    (FINE rookie performance to make the
    TOP 50 Fastest riders in the world !)
     
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    Watch in Terror As a Bone-Stock Kawasaki Motorcycle Hits 249 MPH on Public Roads











    Watch in Terror As a Bone-Stock Kawasaki Motorcycle Hits 249 MPH on Public ...
    On a closed highway, motorcycle racer Kenan Sofuoğlu took a 300-horsepower Kawasaki H2R from zero to 249 mph i...



    WOW !!!!!!!
    Pretty impressive all around !
    I am not sure how reliable
    that speed is, but the whole film
    in VERY impressive.
    IF I was to find fault:
    1) The timing in on board, which today
    is probably pretty accurate IF it is GPS based.
    IF it is wheel-speed based on the rear wheel,
    than with the usual and expectable 5-10% wheel spin, the 400 KPH would be substantially reduced.
    2) We don't know the length of the run (yet)
    although that could be calculated from the video.
    3) The run travels from one bridge-suspension arch past the other. Suspension bridges have their high point near the middle of the span. That means the last (fast) half of the run is DOWNHILL. Is that fair.
    4) STILL: Impressive for a factory-issued, over-the-counter bike, and FASTER than any recorded speed for ANY MotoGP bike, EVER !
    Cheers, Scott
     
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    Watch in Terror As a Bone-Stock Kawasaki Motorcycle Hits 249 MPH on Public Roads











    Watch in Terror As a Bone-Stock Kawasaki Motorcycle Hits 249 MPH on Public ...
    On a closed highway, motorcycle racer Kenan Sofuoğlu took a 300-horsepower Kawasaki H2R from zero to 249 mph i...



    WOW !!!!!!!
    Pretty impressive all around !
    I am not sure how reliable
    that speed is, but the whole film
    in VERY impressive.
    IF I was to find fault:
    1) The timing in on board, which today
    is probably pretty accurate IF it is GPS based.
    IF it is wheel-speed based on the rear wheel,
    than with the usual and expectable 5-10% wheel spin, the 400 KPH would be substantially reduced.
    2) We don't know the length of the run (yet)
    although that could be calculated from the video.
    3) The run travels from one bridge-suspension arch past the other. Suspension bridges have their high point near the middle of the span. That means the last (fast) half of the run is DOWNHILL. Is that fair.
    4) STILL: Impressive for a factory-issued, over-the-counter bike, and FASTER than any recorded speed for ANY MotoGP bike, EVER !
    Cheers, Scott
     
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    FABULOUS NEWS !


    Ransom Holbrook (H&H Racing) 252.222mph

    on his nitrous Busa at the Maine Event today in the 1.5 mile.


    This is the first nitrous bike, worldwide, to go over 250mph.

    An absolutely TREMENDOUS achievement.



    NO TURBO, just “The Bottle !”

    Virtually STOCK-SHAPE plastic

    This should jump Ransom up from the "mid 40's"
    to about 30th place on "The List !"





    Ransom has been working for this moment for

    almost 15 years…….a little here, a little there,

    and the bike sounded like it “had a little left !”

    NEVER GAVE UP !




    SHOW him your appreciation for a

    “Best in World History” performance !
     
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    SCOTT DAVIS HITS 266+++MPH AT LORING TODAY !

    That is a superb accomplishment !

    Scott has been putting in MANY
    hours for MANY years, and now
    it is paying off in tangible results.

    He has done it carefully, and done it right !

    I think 266+mph is about 6th on
    the "world's fastest list !"

    1st guy to "break into" the
    top six since Al Lamb in 2012 !

    BIG deal !
     

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