Sunday, March 15, 2009

"There’s a phenomenon that happens when you reach 290kmh"

"It takes either complete insanity, absolute bravery or a high level of commitment at least to hang to the handlebars of a motorcycle producing 1200 plus Hp as it hurtles down the quarter mile at 200mph on route to a six-second pass.

Jay Upton would probably say that it takes all three of those ingredients and he ought to know.

In conjunction with Sprintex Australia and Powerhouse Performance, Jay and a team of dedicated supporters have been developing the most radical motorcycle ever seen on the Australian drag racing circuit - with the ultimate goal being to break the current drag racing World record of 6.06 seconds."

Read the full story here (Va: MCN)

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