Gus Cooper # 1379

Terraplane Land Speed Racing Team

Wembley WA

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Year   Vehicle   Class   MPH   PB   Record
2017   1936 Hudson Terraplane   B/CFALT   124.948   -       Open
2018   1936 Hudson Terraplane   B/CFALT   161.175, 175.678   124.948       124.948
2019   1936 Hudson Terraplane   B/CGALT   208.406   -   n/a   179.140
2020   1936 Hudson Terraplane   B/CBFALT   Cancelled           Open
2021   1936 Hudson Terraplane   B/CBFALT               Open

MPH shown in RED is highest speed recorded for that class up and including that year.
Records shown are the highest speed attained for that class from all previous years
or have never had a vehicle register a speed for that class and are considered Open.


Vehicle Specs

Vehicle Make   Hudson
Vehicle Model   1936 Terraplane
Vehicle Class   B/CFALT
Chassis   Stock 36 Terraplane chassis boxed
Engine   401 Small Block Chev NA 900hp
Gearbox   3 speed air shift Lenco
Diff   VF Commodore IRS





Career Highlights

  150mph record in 2017 rookie year
Time in Sport   2016
Claim to Fame   When I'm not land speed racing, I am spanner man on the Beach Bomb, one of the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny cars.
Other Interests   Drag Racing
Team Name   Terraplane Land Speed Racing Team
Team Members   Gus Cooper, John Harvey, Darren Banks
Team History   In 2016 the Terraplane was purchased and built into a land speed car in just 9 months
Best thing about Dry Lakes Racing   The salt
Interesting story