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Mickey Thompson Remembered

This past Thursday night, the combined efforts of  the NHRA Museum staff, the Thompson family, and Gale Banks Engineering … A lot of people got their first

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Mickey Thompson Gets His Due

The “Mickey Thompson: First American to 400 MPH” exhibit opens at the NHRA Museum in Pomona, California to an invitation-only crowd of over 250 people. By John

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Banks Power Presence at PRI

All the news from this year’s Performance Racing Industry Show in Orlando, Florida By Doug Stokes The just-concluded 2009 Performance Racing Industry Show (“PRI”) in Orlando was

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The Banks Blue Motor

Replicating one of circle-jet boat racing most successful and most celebrated engines — a 454 cubic inch, twin-turboed, 2,000 horsepower big block Chevy. By Doug Stokes The

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Engine and More Engines

A number of large crates have been delivered with the latest versions of the most popular light truck diesel engines from each of the major manufacturers. The

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