AMA/ProStar Press Release: Cecil, Georgia - Arcane Motorsports and Hank Booth of Great Falls, Montana,traveled to Valdosta, Georgia this past weekend to spin the dyno scales inthe first Dynojet Horsepower Challenge. Booth modified a 1999 Suzuki1300GSXR Hayabusa motorcycle with a NLR turbocharger to compete in theinaugural Dynojet Horsepower Challenge.
Outdoing, and outbuilding other engines that can produce extreme amounts ofhorsepower has become essentially a sport in itself. Booth joinedmechanics, builders, and racers from across and above the nation inbecoming 2005 Dynojet plate holders, recognizing their machines as the most powerful motorcycles on asphalt. Winners also received Dynatek motorcycleignitions, SIDI boot certificates, MOTUL oil and protection chemicals,Vanson leather gloves, Wiseco pistons and product apparel.
Other winners in the Import Unlimited class with Booth included; RCCTurbo/Richard Peppler, of Ontario with 559.02 HP, and Glen Bertagnolicoming in third with a 445.16. Both competitors were also using thedominating Hayabusa powerplant as the framework for bikes.
Revving the scale in other classes were, Kent Stotz with 210.76 on the HRCA,Velocity turbo powered Honda in the Import V-Twin Cruiser Open class. SuperStreetbike Magazine/ Don Smith squeezed a respectable 118.28HP out of thediminutive in comparison 600cc Suzuki.
The domestic bikes were represented by those from Harley Davidson. KevinKelly, Weston, FL brought in 247.67 in the V-twin Unlimited categoryfollowed immediately behind with Nick Trask, Phoenix, AZ generating 228.0HP.Brandon Rybicki brought his turbo-powered Harley V-Rod in at 191.74 withHarry Gunnusen directly behind him at 138.68 and Gary Salisbury led theolder 89-95, Twin Cam class with 135.81.