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Shunji Yokokawa: Salt Flats World Record

By October 13, 2013Motorcycles, Videos

For decades, The Salts has pushed man and machine to the outer limits of the envelop.

Shunji Yokokawa: Salt Flats World Record

Shunji Yokokawa: Salt Flats World Record

“During Speed Week of 2013, Shunji Yokokawa and his two man crew from Japan, traveled to the Bonneville Salt Flats to break a world land speed record. The trip was Shunji’s first ever to the Salt Flats…racing and attempting to break the world record became more challenging than the crew had envisioned.”


 

From Visor Down: According to the Southern California Timing Association website (you’d have thought the video might have mentioned something about the record?), Shunji was successful in his attempt during August’s ‘Speed Week’, setting an official speed of 170.828mph onboard a CBR600RR.

 

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