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Old 03-03-2013, 09:53 AM
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Fastest wheel-driven car was the Team Vesco entry called "Turbinator" that ran a turbine engine, geared to drive the wheels and hit 470 something, making it the fastest wheel-driven car in history. Don & Rick Vesco are planning to bring "Turbinator II" to the Salt this year to try for a wheel-driven speed of 500 or better!

Don Vesco will only be there in 'spirit'. The Turbinator car is being updated and the new revamped body is about finished
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Here are more out of my files.
Our Hero......


Ivo again.


Eddie Hillīs tarmac buster.



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This one is quite interesting.

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Old 03-03-2013, 11:40 AM
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Saw that in Hot Rod DeLuxe, from that angle itīs like one car superimposed on another.
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:43 AM
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As impressive as these machines are they are no match for Nitro.
It was the Nitro ban that bought these beasts into being, although by the time the Nitro ban was lifted they were turning some good times.
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