The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is recognizing the enthusiastic, grassroots passion of fans of AMA Arenacross this February by offering free admission to AMA Hall of Fame visitors who present a ticket stub from the Feb. 4-6 event in Toledo, Ohio, or the Feb. 12-13 event in Louisville, Ky.
What’s it like to ride in the cockpit of a streamlined motorcycle at more than 367 mph for 30 seconds? What’s it like to work at building the machine capable of such a feat for 30 years?
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that fans of motorcycling can go straight to the source for the answers to both questions at the 22nd Annual AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Breakfast at Daytona this March 5.
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.
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.
World’s Fastest DVD
Those familiar with On Any Sunday will remember Cal Rayborn breaking the motorcycle land speed record and topping 265 mph in 1970. BUB Enterprises CEO and Motorcycle Hall of Fame member Denis Manning designed Rayborn’s Harley-Davidson, and then returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats in 2006 to recapture the record he lost in 1975.