Author: Billy Bergman

“Grit” Endurance Marine Race Boat

Banks-powered 18’ Mandella “Center Deck” racing hull. This Banks-powered 18’ Mandella “Center Deck” racing hull wins the grueling Parker 9-Hour Enduro three years in a row. “Grit” became the showcase

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1953 Studebaker

Banks modifies a 1953 Studebaker and achieves a World Record top speed of 184.52 mph Banks modifies a 1953 Studebaker and drives it to class records at

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Mom’s “Hot Rod”

14-year-old Gale Banks modifies Mom’s ‘31 Ford Model A from 40 to 105 hp Gale Banks begins his career as a hot rodder by modifying the engine

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