"GREG WATTERS" 253mph

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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by Dr Goggles » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:11 pm

Yeah, huge speeds!!!!

congrats to both of you Kim and Greg.
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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by Stayt`ie » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:02 pm

have just had a look at the FIM World Records for 750cc Forced Induction, in 2009 Greg set/holds it at 204.291mph, ,, i recall having a conversation with him while over there last year, he said then that he felt the 750 was capable of 240mph, 8) ,,
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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by mal hewett » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:33 am

WOW , Amazing speeds !!!! Well done Greg and Kim!!! Interesting coments on the condition of the salt , you must of been getting lots of good drive even though it was damp .
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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by DLRA » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:39 am

Just found this,
The MCG in four seconds, Meet Kim Krebs, the fastest woman on a motorcycle in Australia.
http://www.abc.net.au/local/videos/2010 ... 980242.htm
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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by Montlhery » Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:09 pm

Excellent News ,Well Done to Kim,Greg ,Jim and Ev These numbers are awesome ! I think Al Lamb of Dallas Honda did pretty well with speeds of over 250 on a 1000cc bike sounds like it has been a great few meets .
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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by DLRA » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:30 pm

And published yesterday...
The next fastest woman
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/201 ... burnmurray
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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by AuotonomousRX » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:17 pm

What a great effort.

Congrtats to Kim and Greg

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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by momec3 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:24 pm

Kim congratrats again,
you are a great ambasidore to our sport and get the message across well to the general punters.

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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by grumm441 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:59 am

Lets not forget Ev Sholz ran 211 at Speedweek in 1000 AB/F and backed it up with 190 something with hole in the turbo where a conrod came out of the block
The previous record holder was in impound on a 121 pass
And then at BUB ran 203 with her replacement motor
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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by Greg Watters » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:30 pm

Thanks again everyone
We had a lot of fun and work during the month ,
Both bikes have more in them, and the handling is much better now than last year , Kim and Neill both have vids that i will try and get up in the next few weeks
Ev did well with little seat time esp at Bubs where she turned up like a rockstar on the last day,and set her record in 2 passes .. looking forward to what she can do with the bike in March .
Bones also went well on Terrys bike , nearly getting the fastest sidecar award against a gsxr1000 powered race outfit many generations the Vincents junior, i think there was only 1 mph or so in it
Not quite sure how Jeff Lemon went i know it was good for his class , but so tied up in what i was doing sort of missed the details

A good year for both the car and bike crews that made the effort :D

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Re: "GREG WATTERS" 253mph

Post by hawkwind » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:27 am

Sorry guys im a bit late in congratulating what is an enormous and successful effort on your parts ....so to Greg ...Kim ...Ev....Bones and Jeff I tips me hat to you all :D and I wish you all every success in the years to come ....your an inspiration to to us all.

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