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Encyclopedia > Motorcycle land speed record

The motorcycle land speed record is the fastest speed achieved by a motorcycle on land. It is standardized as the speed over a course of fixed length, averaged over two runs in opposite directions. The current record holder is Chris Carr, who achieved a speed of 350.884 m.p.h.[1] Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... For other uses, see Motorcycle (disambiguation). ... Chris Carr (right) during an interview in October 2006 World Record Motorcycle on display Chris Carr (born on May 6, 1967 in Stockton, California) is an American dirt-track and road racer. ...

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Motorcycle land speed records

50cc
Entry name Bike Date Speed
J. Arhens Kreidler 8/81 75.697
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 8/04 89.033
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 8/04 85.927
Langsam Express Express 8/06 35.299
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 8/05 90.853
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 8/04 85.941
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 8/03 84.362
Sloan Express Express 8/06 34.754
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 10/03 82.201
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 10/03 84.448
William Paulovcin Honda 8/06 53.762
William Paulovcin Honda 8/06 48.939
Memory Lane Motors Express 8/06 34.243
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 8/03 83.981
Van Butler Racing Aprilla 8/03 82.590
Spider Grips Aprilia 10/03 75.245
Granithead Special Honda 8/05 46.618
H. Muller NSU 1956 121.700
Walter Grether Honda 10/03 62.587
Walter Grether Honda 8/04 69.964
Team McLeish Bros. Van Butler 8/04 85.680
Team McLeish Bros. Van Butler 8/04 94.191
Costella-Nebulous 4 Honda 8/03 47.353
100cc
Entry name Bike Date Speed
D. Cummings Honda 2002 101.311
D. Cummings Honda 2002 101.311
D. Cummings Honda 2000 95.002
R. Izard Honda 1975 81.869
B. Bowens Honda 1977 104.395
Darold Cummings Honda 8/03 106.432
D. Cummings Honda 2002 101.311
D. Cummings Honda 2002 101.764
Darold Cummings Gilera 8/06 61.622
Belen Wagner Honda 1995 105.984
Darold Cummings Honda 8/03 108.681
Darold Cummings Gilera 8/06 65.257
Darold Cummings Gilera 8/06 64.916
Katy Gassaway Derbi 8/03 82.846
Corporal Sam Honda 8/06 54.190
H. Muller NSU 1956 138.000
Team McLeish Bros Yamaha 2002 89.570
Team McLeish Bros Yamaha 2001 94.487
Team McLeish Bros Honda 8/04 109.258
Team McLeish Bros Honda 8/04 102.574
Team McLeish Bros Honda 8/04 102.662
Nebulous Theorem 4 Honda 10/04 141.213
Costella - Dugan Honda 8/04 123.240
125cc
Entry name Bike Date Speed
R. Coatman Honda 8/80 94.074
Falkner - Livingston Honda 8/04 82.741
Darold Cummings Honda 8/03 124.344
Darold Cummings Honda 2002 118.082
R. Coatman Honda 1980 100.807
R. Baker Can-Am 1973 136.537
P.C. Grufstedt Morbidelli 1978 133.168
Falkner - Livingston Honda 8/04 79.843
Falkner - Livingston Honda 8/04 71.195
Darold Cummings Honda 2000 122.854
Petrun Racing Honda 1998 120.559
P.C. Grufstedt Honda 1977 126.455
Petrun Racing Honda 1998 128.701
Snart Lite Cagiva 8/05 105.970
H. Mueller NSU 1956 150.000
Team McLeish Bros. Yamaha 2002 117.912
Team McLeish Bros. Yamaha 2002 115.500
Team McLeish Bros. Honda 10/03 99.960
Team McLeish Bros. Honda 8/03 112.902
Costella Compton Swede Tech 8/06 151.481
P.C. Grufstedt Morbidelli 1977 125.594
N.Edwards Honda NSR 03/07 105.252
850cc
Entry name Bike Date Speed
Burt Munro Indian 1962 178.97
950cc
Entry name Bike Date Speed
Burt Munro Indian 1967 90002345

.07 The 1920 Indian (with half the exterior removed to show detail) that Burt Munro used to set his record in 1967 Herbert James Munro (25 March 1899 Invercargill, New Zealand – 6 January 1978 in Invercargill) set the under-1000 cc world motorcycle land speed record, which still stands, in 1967... The 1920 Indian (with half the exterior removed to show detail) that Burt Munro used to set his record in 1967 Herbert James Munro (25 March 1899 Invercargill, New Zealand – 6 January 1978 in Invercargill) set the under-1000 cc world motorcycle land speed record, which still stands, in 1967...

See also

References

  1. ^ Chris Carr website

External links

  • Motorcycle land speed record racers on roadsters.com.
  • Certified Bike Records.

 
 

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