Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Drag Racings 1st 8 Second Motorcycle

The Machine That Made Motorcycle Drag Racing History Becoming The 1st Drag Bike To Break The 9 Second Barrier Running A Blistering 8.97 Seconds At Bakersfield Raceway In March Of 1971. Joe Smith Would Later Go On To Build Drag Racing's 1st 7 Second Harley-Davidson & Become The 1st Man To Run Over 180 Miles Per Hour In The Quarter Mile.

Joe's 1964 Ford Custom Line Pick Up, Pearl White With Gold Leaf Lettering Proudly Displayed "Drag Racing's 1st 8 Second Motorcycle".




The Machine That Made Motorcycle Drag Racing History Built By Joe Smith.

1 comment:

Kevin Anderson said...

How did those early pan cases hold up? Or are they later cases with an early cam cover?
What were the specs on this engine?