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Born May 6, 1967, in Stockton, Calif., Chris Carr’s amateur racing father put him on a motorcycle at a young age. Growing up a few miles from the Lodi Cycle Bowl, Carr started competing at the age of 6 on a 38cc Moto Villa.
Seven-time American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Grand National Champion Chris Carr is without question one of the greatest dirt-track racers of all time. The motorcycle racer and Motorcycle Hall of Famer has thrilled fans for decades even as far back as the made-for-tv show ABC Superbikers.
The 400 MPH Motorcycle Quest
Click video to see Denis Manning as he talks about the prospects for going 400 mph on a motorcycle. Owner/builder Denis Manning, with rider Chris Carr, currently holds the world motorcycle land-speed record of 367.382 mph through the measured mile with his Streamliner No. 7. Denis also holds the previous motorcycle land-speed record, along with rider Rocky Robinson in his Ack Attack Streamliner’s, of 360.913 mph.
World’s Fastest Motorcycle Builder
Click video to see Denis Manning, builder of the world’s fastest motorcycle, talk about the Tenacious II Streamliner. Denis has been working for a number of years to build and develop improved iterations of the Streamliner. Although this motorcycle, the Tenacious II, did not set the world record his Streamliner No. 7 finally did in September of 2009.
World’s Fastest Motorcycle
Click video to watch the BUB 7 Streamliner, which is now the fastest motorcycle in the world. Well known and much liked racer Chris Carr set the new motorcycle land speed record. Chris Carr’s record runs beat both the FIM world record and the AMA national record with a recorded speed of 367.382 mph through the mile with an exit speed of 372.534 mph.
Pending ratification by AMA Racing and the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme), Chris Carr is once again the fastest man in the world on two wheels, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.
The seven-time AMA Grand National Champion, riding the Denis Manning-built No. 7 streamliner, recaptured the provisional outright world and national land-speed records on Thursday, Sept. 24. Carr’s two-pass average of 367.382 mph in the measured mile was set at the AMA-sanctioned Land Speed Shootout at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
After a five year absence, the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship returned to the Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, S.D. and the 69th annual Sturgis Bike Rally. The Black Hills Speedway staff and promoter Corey Brink had the large half mile in great shape for the mid-week event.When the curtain came down on the timed qualifying sessions it was No. 4 Chris Carr on top of the charts with a 24.374 second lap on his Chris Carr Racing / Lancaster Harley-Davidson backed Harley-Davidson. No.
Chris Carr has been working at a dangerous job for 25 years: a professional motorcycle racer. He has been successful, winning the Grand National Championship seven times. If things go as planned, he will make his 200th GNC podium on June 20 at the half-mile race at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tenn.
Winning the race is his goal, but a second or third place finish will get him on the podium, another milestone in a career full of them. He was a 16-year-old Novice in 1983, won the Junior Championship in 1984, and won Rookie of the Year honors as an Expert Pro in 1985.