Banks: First Into the Sevens!

 

Turning an astonishing 7.96 seconds at 167.34 miles an hour, the Duramax-powered Banks Sidewinder S-10 became the first diesel truck into the sevens on only its fifteenth and fastest-ever pass down a quarter mile drag strip.

Wittmann, Arizona December 18, 2007 — “We were just at the strip to test a new torque converter set-up; but the clocks told us that we were going even quicker and faster than we did a little over a month ago when we set a new record in Las Vegas,” said a beaming Gale Banks. “I couldn’t be more proud of this team and their accomplishment

Turning an astonishing 7.96 seconds at 167.34 miles an hour, the Duramax-powered Banks Sidewinder S-10 became the first diesel truck into the sevens on only its fifteenth and fastest-ever pass down a quarter mile drag strip.

The Banks S-10 broke the seven-second barrier with the same road-racing specification engine that it used at the ACDelco Nationals in October. And a new (stronger) drag racing-specific engine is on the test stand right now.

This test took place at the NHRA-sanctioned Speedworld Dragstrip in Wittmann, Arizona.

 

 

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