John Lynch #92

 

Castlemaine, Victoria

 

 

Year Vehicle Class MPH Record
1994   C/PRO 135.58 123.46
1995 Bellytank A/FL 211.50 Open
1996 Bellytank A/BFL 231.86 198.02
1998 Bellytank A/BFL 107.239 231.86
1999 Bellytank A/BFL 235.294 231.86
2000 Bellytank A/BFL 270.351 235.294
2001 Bellytank A/BFL 272.809 270.351
2002 Bellytank A/BFL 297.939 272.809
2003 Bellytank A/BFL 155.790 297.939
2004 Bellytank A/BFL 237.451 297.939
2005 Bellytank A/BFL 301.729 297.939
2006 Bellytank A/BFL 253.860 301.729
2010 Bellytank A/BFL 258.046 301.729
2013 Bellytank A/BFL 277.756 301.729

MPH shown in RED is highest speed recorded for that class up and including that year.
Records shown are the highest speed attained for that class from all previous years
or have never had a vehicle register a speed for that class and are considered Open.

John is along time hot rodder famous for some the high performance cars he has built including his Shotgun powered '34 Ford roadster which he still owns today.

John was the 3rd member of the team of Aussies who made up Aussie AsSalt, "Thunder from Down Under team", that went to Bonneville for the 50th Annual Speed Trials in August 1998. Taking his Keith Black powered bellytank where he ran a very respectable 254MPH pass before having to extinguish a fire in the engine bay which resulted in his retirement.

John is also proprietor for Jet Hot Coatings in Australia.