Author: Billy Bergman

200 mph Trans Am

A street-legal Pontiac Trans Am with 700-hp and a Banks turbo breaks the 200 mph barrier and becomes a cover story for Car & Driver magazine. The

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S-1 Express

Key West, Florida — After clinching the ‘Offshore II’ National Championship and setting the APBA Kilo Record at 114.141 mph, Butch Ryan’s ‘Express’ goes on to dominate

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Sundowner Corvette

Banks Twin-Turbo 454 powers ’68 Corvette to 240.738 mph, to become World’s Fastest Passenger Car Banks twin-turbo 454 powers a ‘68 Corvette to 240.738 mph at Bonneville,

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Reg Benton’s Export Lion

Gale Banks turbocharged engines completely dominated the 1978 edition of the New Zealand Citizen Jet Boat Marathon by powering boats that finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th.

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Wood-Banks Dekon Monza

1978 Woods – Banks IMSA Monza – First Banks Automotive Twin-Turbo The Woods-Banks Dekon Monza featured the first Banks automotive twin-turbocharged system. The Monza’s engine is based

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