“The Banks D-Max Sidewinder engine was producing 650HP and 800lbft of torque.”
“Bill won the AHRA Winternationals at Fontana Drag City in his ’62 SS/A 413 Max Wedge Dodge taking the Stock Eliminator trophy and getting a huge boost in his career.”
Here’s some mug shots of our upcoming 7 liter supercharged, nitrous and water injected drag race engine. Gale Banks
I just had a flash, we’ve held Worlds Fastest Diesel Pickup record at 222 mph for almost 15 years. Where’s the competition, the Banks Dakota Sidewinder is resting in the NHRA Motorsports Museum and it’s jonesing for a go! It pulls a trailer too, ya know! Gale Banks
This past Thursday night, the combined efforts of the NHRA Museum staff, the Thompson family, and Gale Banks Engineering … A lot of people got their first chance to exhale in almost twenty-two years. I’m one of them. Working for Mickey and Trudy was a true adventure. Filling up large indoor and outdoor venues with… Read more »
Azusa, California – – No, it’s not the Bayeux Tapestry, but perhaps it might be considered as the American motorsports equivalent of it.
It’s the colorful 63 and-a-half-foot long, five foot tall, timeline-history of Gale Banks Engineering that stretches a full 50 years and features over 400 illustrations that go all the way back to 1958!