BUB 7 Streamliner

Photo: Lou Fischer

The BUB 7 Streamliner features a purpose-designed and built turbocharged motor and powertrain custom built by the Team 7 Racing team. The 3000 cc V4 engine produces 500 hp with double overhead cams driving 4 valves per cylinder.

Vehicle Class: Streamliner/Blown Fuel (S/BF) 3000cc
Land Speed Racing Series: AMA (American Motorcycle Association) and FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme)

Team “7” Racing Crew Members:
John Jans & Joe Harralson (Team Owners), Denis Manning (Team Leader & Bike Designer), Peter Manning, Jim Moser, Richard Voliva, Danny Weger, Arch Owens, Lou Fischer, Bill Hutchens, Scott & Debra Robertson, Dink Herndon, Don Macaulay, Mark Henry (fabricator) Ray Garcia, Special thank you to John Stein (book writer), and Eric Studer.

Bike Specs:

Fuel: Methanol
Tires: Goodyear
Weight: 1,600 lbs
Skids: Air Actuated
Length: 25 ft. Height: 32”, Width: 22”
Parachute System:  Hi Speed – Main – Reserve
Engine & Power Trained Management: MoTeC
Drag Co-efficient: .08 – A2 Wind Tunnel, Mooresville, NC
Brakes: Water-cooled six-piston Precision Machine Brakes
Frame: Carbon-Composite Monocoque frame (The skin is the frame)
1st gear: 190 mph, 2nd gear: 285 mph, 3rd gear: 325 mph, 4th gear: 350+ mph


Target 550 Streamliner – Treit and Davenport

Triumph of North America

The Target 550 Streamliner features a unique wind tunnel-tested design with the singular goal of breaking the current FIA class record of 417.020 mph. Powered by two supercharged alcohol-fueled Dodge Hemi engines generating over 2,500 horsepower each, the vehicle has already achieved a top of speed of 385 mph in testing. http://www.target550.com

Target 550 Crew Members:  Jim Hume, Les Davenport, Ryan Davenport, Korey Bligh, Gary Geil, Don Baxter, Ray Garcia, Dick Milne, Ron Heugli, Rob Bruins, Allen Osborn, Randy Sutcliff, Tom Gerardi, Russ Meeks, Eric Studer and Dr. Mike Seal at Western Washington University

Bike Specs:

Fuel: Alcohol
Tires: Goodyear
Weight: 8,740 lbs
Length: 43 feet long, 3 feet wide, 3.5 feet tall
Transmissions: Two B & J four speed
Horsepower: 2,500 each @ 7200 rpm
Powerplants: Two Supercharged Dodge V8 Hemi engines
Four Parachute System & Speed Brakes: Aluminum CNC Machined


BMW S 1000 RR

Photo: Horst Rösler

Valerie Thompson Racing BMW S 1000 RR Information
Racing Series:  Land Speed Racing

Career-best speed 217.7 mph (350.53 km/h), one-mile stop standing course and earned 5 Land Speed Racing Records with the Martech Services Company sponsored BMW.

Bike Specs:

Engine: BMW Race Engine WSBK
Capacity: 999 cc
Engine Power: 217+ (160KW)
Transmission: 4-Cylinder Motorsport-Engine
Exhaust System: Akrapovic
Weight: 389 lbs.
Bike Owner: Valerie Thompson Racing


Valerie Thompson Pro Stock Motorcycle

Valerie Thompson Pro Stock Motorcycle Information
Racing Series: NHRA Drag Racing (National Hot Rod Association – 2008)

Bike Specs:

Body Style: 2016 XB12R Buell
Weight: 625 lbs with rider, after run
Length: 12 Feet
Engine: 60º S&S V-Twin
Horsepower: 380+ @ 9500 RPM
Bike Owner: Valerie Thompson Racing


Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Destroyer

valerie thompson v-rod drag racer

Racing Series:  All Harley Davidson Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) 2006 – 2007

  • “Best Appearing Team” Award
  • Number 1 qualifier at 6 out of 14 race events
  • Runner up at four national events
  • Crew Members:  Kenny Folz, Mickey Eddinger and teammate Bailey Whitaker
  • Third place finish in National points standings (only 7 points shy of Division Championship) 

Special Thank you to Rick Hatch, former owner of Hacienda Harley-Davidson Scottsdale, GoDaddy.com and Legend Air Ride Suspension for supporting this awesome team.


World’s Fastest Panhead “Assault Weapon” Information

harley panhead assault weapon bonneville

World’s Fastest Panhead “Assault Weapon” Information

Racing Series: Land Speed Racing

BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials, Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA

AMA National Record: 2000 APS-PF – 2007
Record Achieved: 156.717 mph with a top speed 161.736 mph (open-chassis Panhead)
Bike Owner: Keith Ball, BikerNet.com

Bike currently on display at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame https://www.sturgismuseum.com


World’s Fastest Panhead “Salt Shaker”

World’s Fastest Panhead “Salt Shaker” Information

Racing Series: Land Speed Racing

BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials, Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA

AMA National Record Achieved: 141.465 mph, V-twin pushrod class – 2006

Bike Specs:

Chassis: John Reed–designed Custom Chrome sportbike chassis
Powertrain: Accurate Engineering 120-inch panhead engine with Berry Wardlaw designed flow heads
Exhaust: D&D Performance Exhaust LSR pipes
Transmission: Baker six-speed transmission with BDL belt drive
Bike Owner: Keith Ball / BikerNet.com

Bike currently on display at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame https://www.sturgismuseum.com