How do you go about setting a world land speed record? Build a rocket equipped with a fighter jet – which is precisely how Triumph Motorcycles will attack the Bonneville Salt Flats when it unleashes the world’s most technologically-advanced streamlined motorcycle, the Hot Rod Conspiracy/Carpenter Racing Castrol Rocket.
Introduced last week as the newest member of Kyle Wyman Racing, Hafizh Syahrin drafted past Steve Rapp by six one hundredths of a second for a photo finish win in the 2013 Pro Vance & Hines Harley Davidson Series race at the Red Bull Indianapolis GP at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
AllAboutBikes had the great fortune to ride with Kevin Schwantz and Blake Young on the famous Indianapolis Brickyard just after the MotoGP came to town. The world-renowned race circuit The Brickyard was the stage for Kevin Schwantz the 1993 500cc World Champion and his team of professional coaches to personally show people how to ride a motorcycle at one of the most technical circuits in the United States.
If you've ever wanted to ride a motorcycle on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway or learn to handle a racing motorcycle from a champion like Kevin Schwantz, now's your chance! Just imagine riding the Brickyard the morning after the MotoGP, receiving personal instruction from the 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz on that circuit for two whole days.
The 90th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is set to run on Sunday, August 12. The originally scheduled July 8 running was postponed due to the Waldo Canyon fire that ravaged much of south central Colorado.
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