Author: Billy Bergman

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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“Hanky Panky” Studebaker

Bruce Geisler brought the Studie out of retirement, Banks put in his 300”, 930 hp Twin-Turbo Chevy and Choate legged it to 217, World’s fastest passenger car!

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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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Monzeratt – Dominator Jet Boat

Gale Banks Turbo Engine/Dominator Jet Boat victorious in Rio Balsas Marathon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 1978 Gale Banks Turbo Engine/Dominator Jet Boat victorious in Rio Balsas

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The Crucifier

The “Crucifier” powered by a Gale Banks injected nitro HEMI set records and won every event including NDBA and APBA Nationals. Banks stated, “I didn’t own a

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Hurry Round Hondo

Hurry Round Hondo, an 1800 hp Twin-Turbo on methanol, wins every race including the NJBA and APBA Nationals, and breaks many records along the way. Project Photo

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