Donald Hudson #417

Medowie, New South Wales



Year Vehicle Class MPH Record
2005 71 Holden HQ Monaro A/GC 151.209 Open
2006 71 Holden HQ Monaro A/GC 151.674 202.440
2009 1971Oldsmobile Cutlass AA/FCC 192.328 Open
2010 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass AA/FCC 222.194 192.328

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.

Each year, Team speed travel in convoy to Salt Lake, once on the lake, the three machines are situated right next to each other and wave the Team Speed Flag.

1971 Holden HQ GTS Monaro 2dr, Lone-O-Ranger Orange
GTS front spoiler
GTS rear Spoiler
Lowered Whiteline springs
Cowl induction scoop
Full Belly Pan
Deist Parachute

454 - 030 Chevrolet
Billet steel 4 bolt mains ARB Studs
Internal balanced forged Eagle crank
H-Beam eagle steel rods, ARP Bolts
Wiseco Forged free floating pistons 12:1
Melling high volume oil pump
High energy sump with windage and scraper
Summers Bros gear drive
Comp Cams 306 mech roller 0.68 lift
Crane mech rollers
Manley custom length 7/16 pushrods
Romac Balancer
PWR alloy radiator
2x12" Derale thermo fans
1000+ HP @ 6000RPM w/ Nitrous

MSD Digital Retard
NOS programmable progressive nitrous controller
MSD Pro-billet distributor with phase adjust
Optima Dry Cell Battery

Dart Pro1 345cc
2.3" intake 1.88" exhaust
ARP head studs
Felpro MLS head gaskets
Yella Terra Roller Rockers
Comp Cams Double Roller Springs


Edelbrock Victor port matched intake Manifold
Barry Grant King Demon 1090DR Carburettor
NOS Big Shot 200-400 HP plate system
2x 140GPH electric fuel pumps
Barry Grant bypass regulator
Jazz 60L fuel cell with C14 VP Racing fuel (for Nitrous use)
Custom 110L alloy drop tank with 98 octane + octane booster
10lb high flow NOS nitrous bottle
-8 stainless braided fuel and return lines

Pacemaker Headers � modified by Lilford exhaust
3� collector extensions by Lilford exhaust

Ford Toploader gear box
Yella-Terra Lightweight steel flywheel
Centreforce pressure plate, ceramic button clutch
Strange Yolks, Hardy Spicer drive shaft
Hurst Indy Shifter
Ford 9" diff with external bracing
2.5:1 mini spool gears
Double wishbone front suspension
Fourlink rear
PBR front and rear disc rotors

Estimated Top Speed
Normal induction 180+ MPH (290+ KPH)
Nitrous 200+ MPH (320+KPH)
Factory (with 350 Chevrolet)
Power Output: 275bhp (205kw) at 4800rpm
Top Speed: 125 mph (201 km/h)
Axle Ratio: 3.55:1


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Major Sponsor:

Noah's Ark Veterinary Services

Thanks to:
Lilford Exhaust
United Oil
Pit Crew
Nelson Bay Auto Spares
Medowie Car Care