Category: Marine

Performance Odyssey

Can you put a turbo’d V6 in a boat? That was the question General Motors asked Gale Banks … you can guess his answer! For the last

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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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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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“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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