Well, they did it again! The Rad Rides/Poteet team has shattered a twenty-five year old record with the world famous "Blowfish"! Five passes were made this year at the salt flats, all of them were over 300mph! A new record was set at 307.399 in B, Blown Fuel Competition Coupe with Danny Burrows at the wheel. Top run was 315.913mph with an exit speed of 319.260mph.
This put the Blowfish into the Bonneville history book as one of the fastest production cars on the salt!
"Rides" Lamborghini Factory
From the TV show Rides the documentary about the Lamborghini factory.
Notice in the credits help from Lamborghini Newport Beach employee is
Blowfish Cuda pulls off the ine on the way to a 314mph run at speedweek
2011. Sorry for the less than perfect camera work.
RadRides by Troy Blowfish on the dyno
The Blowfish is a 1969 Cuda,built at Rad Rides by Troy to compete at the
Bonneville Salt Flats. It has a higher ratio rear end gear in theses Dyno pulls,so that it
isnt running 300 m.p.h. but it still had a rear wheel speed of 170m.p.h.
and made 1118 h.p and 1280 ft lbs of torque at the rear wheels with only 10
pounds of Boost!
Speed Demon: 426 mph w/ ARP Fasteners
The Speed Demon streamliner makes a 426 mph pass at Bonneville this week.
This video shows all 4 onboard cameras, with a close up of the gauges, from
the time the engine fires until the chase crew arrives after the run.
Thrust SSC - Supersonic Land Speed Record Holder
On the 15th October 1997 Thrust SSC became the first land vehicle to break
the sound barrier. Piloted by Wing Commander Andy Green of the RAF, an
average speed of 763.035mph over the flying mile was achieved
The music is from the game GTR2 and is called Spa 24hrs.
Comments open for business again!
Rad Rides By Troy Spring 2011 Teaser
Rad Rides By Troy is at it again. Get ready for another seat of your pants
adrenaline rush. The Crew at Rad Rides is pumped and ready for action this
spring with a whole shop full of new projects that are sure to get your
attention. We hope you enjoy!