Hot Rodding-Aftermarket Pioneer Gale Banks

TheRaceFanNetwork.com spent an hour with turbo and diesel guru Gale Banks, one of the pioneers in the hot rod/aftermarket industry. He’s changing what we think about diesel power, turbocharging power and supercharging/turbocharging power especially in the world of diesel power.  In this segment, we talk about his youth, where he started Gale Banks Engineering and his first engine builds…

Hot Rodding/Aftermarket Pioneer Gale Banks

Wednesday night (July 31) at 8pm Eastern, with the NHRA heading to Sonoma this weekend, “Tech House & Speed” devotes the entire hour to one of the pioneers in the hot rod/aftermarket industry…just strap in and hang on…!

GALE BANKS:  We spend an hour with turbo and diesel guru Gale Banks, one of the pioneers in the hot rod/aftermarket industry. He’s changing what we think about diesel power, turbocharging power and supercharging/turbocharging power especially in the world of diesel power.  In this segment, we talk about his youth, where he started Gale Banks Engineering and his first engine builds…
GALE BANKS Interview Part 1

In Segment 2, we talk about the Nobel Laureates he worked with and how he looked at the energy crisis in the 1970′s and saw a business opportunity.  We learn that his mother put that kind of thinking into his mind and he still thinks that way…
GALE BANKS Interview Part 2

During Segment 3, we’ll talk about how his business changed from hot rod and aftermarket to military and the Freightliner driven by Mike Ryan up Pikes Peak.  He talks about how that came about and how that came close to setting a record up the mountain…
GALE BANKS Interview Part 3

Segment 4 opens with the future and how diesel power plants might become the “crate engines” of the future.  We also talk about the future of performance and how diesel will have an impact and how that impact might equate to what Audi is doing in Europe; a Southern California hot rodder versus the factory performance racing at Le Mans…
GALE BANKS Interview Part 4

Or listen to the whole show with one click…
GALE BANKS Full interview (Parts 1-4)


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