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Re: [turbobike] Prostar Indy

Bryan (bgoodwin@iquest.net)
Thu, 19 Aug 1999 18:46:46 -0500

I believe that bike belongs to a gentleman named Elton Fish of Elton Fish
Racing.




At 06:51 PM 8/19/99 -0400, Trevor Altman wrote:
>Bob:
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>That wasn't Kent's Blackbird, although it was built by HRC.  Kent's bike
is not yet
>done.
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>shammar@nsk-corp.com wrote:
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>> Did anyone else go to the Prostar meet in Indianapolis over the weekend?
 The
>> weather was good, other than a headwind most of the time, and some
records did
>> fall or come very close to being broken.  Gary Clark set a new funnybike
1/4
>> mile record at 6.62, backed up with a 6.66.  He runs a turbo alcohol
combination
>> on a KZ.  Bryan Bennett also ran a 6.68 in funnybike, running EFI
gasoline and
>> progressive nitrous on a KZ.  Larry McBride ran a 4.04 1/8th mile on his
fueler,
>> but had to shut down early.  This was only 0.01 off of Elmer's record of
4.03.
>> Subsequent problems for the spiderman halted any further improvements.  The
>> streetbike shootout was huge with 38 bikes entering.  Keith Dennis won
it with
>> an 8.14 @ 173 and change.  Kent Stotz had his new CBR1100XX turbo
running 177mph
>> in the 1/4, with ETs as low as the 8.40 range - outstanding for a brand new
>> combination.  There were too many other cool things to list.....
>>
>> Bob
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bgoodwin@iquest.net
FZR1000 turbo EFI
(aka The Money Pit)