Gale Banks returns to talk turbo and gives both Adam and Matt a sneak peek at his preparations for Mike Ryan’s Freightliner semi that is about to compete in the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb.
Gale shares with Adam his reasons for teaming with Mike Ryan, who is not only a professional race driver; he has been a stunt driver and stunt coordinator in the film and entertainment industry since 1977. The discussion continues with the thrill and lore of running the 12.4-mile “Race to the Clouds”, Banks Power products and capabilities featured on the Freightliner including the new Banks Super-Turbo, altitude compensating, forced air induction and control system plus Banks Straight-Shot Water Methanol Injection System. Gale and Adam also review the Ford Explorer with the EcoTech twin-turbo which Gale describes as being a perfect application for the Straight-Shot injection
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Photo above: Mike Ryan’s Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner doing shakedown testing at Irwindale Speedway before heading out to Colorado to compete in the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
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