45 YEAR OLD RECORD BROKEN

The Summers Brother’s record was for normally aspirated engines.  It have finally been broken after 45 years.  Others have gone fast but were turbo or super charged.  Bill Summers called Charles on the salt and congrtulated him and the crew on breaking the record.
We are still waiting so see if Ack Attack will run soon, [...]

Ack Attack Makes First run

The Ack Attack with Rocky Robinson at the controls was 2nd in line this AM at Bonneville.  Wind was a factor and the team waited about a half hour for it to die down the first run was at approximately 8:05 Pacific time.  Results were entry speed of 292 mph.   exit speed 307.
Here is [...]

ACK ATTACK READY TO RUN FIRST THING IN THE AM TUESDAY

Mike Ackatiff will have the team on the salt a 6:30 AM and ready to run.  Mike feels the salt is good and the Ack Attack is ready to go.
They continued to have some minor problems today, including a bad starter in the front engine.  All of that has been solved and the team is [...]

ENTRIES FOR THE TOP SPEED SHOOTOUT THIS WEEK

Loctite is the official sponsor this year. Top 1 Oil is also very involved and will be providing food and drinks for the entrants again this year.
Here is the preliminary list of entries. We will fill in who turned up as we go along.
CARS:
Ron Main/George Poteet [...]

TOP SPEED SHOOTOUT 2010

The TOP SPEED SHOUTOUT 2010 presented by LOCTITE started this AM at Bonneville. The event will run for the next week.
For motorcyclists, the big news is that Mike Ackatiff is going to try to take the Motorcycle LSR back from the Bub 7 liner. Denis Manning’s liner with Chris Carr driving took the [...]

MANNING SETS NEW LSR RECORD 367.382

Chris Carr just did a return run that resulted in and average for both runs of 367.382.  It will take a while for the FIM to ratify and make this time official, but that is a pretty spectacular time.
Denis must be really happy.  His liner certainly has potential and looks like the new tires worked [...]

Manning’s 7 makes run of 372.534 !!

Chris Carr just did a run of 372.534 at the SHOOTOUT 2009 at Bonneville.  That is the fastest one way time for a motorcycle.  The current world record is 360.913 set one year ago at this same meet.  Now the drama starts as the team has to make a run in the opposite direction within [...]

Denis Manning at Shootout 2009

The record was not broken at the Bub meet last month.  Denis Manning’s 7 with Chris Carr at the controls ended up with a fire that put them out for the rest of the event.  It seems that they had an exhaust problem and burnt through some of the plumbing.  Chris lost electrical and chutes [...]

LAST DAY OF BUB MEET

Today is the last day of the International Speed Trials by BUB.  The course will only be upen until 3:00PM today, so the crews were out early.
First to run was the 7 liner of Denis Manning.  At just a little after 8:30 AM, Chris Carr left the line for what appeared to be a good [...]

DAY 4 BUB EVENT 7 AND EZ HOOK RUN

Wednesday September 2 was another frustrating day for the streamliners trying to break the World’s Fastest Motorcycle record.
Mike Akatiff, the current record holder with Rocky Robinson driving/riding is on the salt, but is not entered in the event and not planning to run.  Mike told me today that they didn’t even bring any race gas [...]