Gus Cooper # 1379

Terraplane Land Speed Racing Team

Wembley WA

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Year Vehicle Class MPH Record
2017 1936 Hudson Terraplane B/CFALT 150.426 Open
2018 1936 Hudson Terraplane B/CFALT   150.426

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.


Vehicle Specs

Vehicle Make   Hudson
Vehicle Model   1936 Terraplane
Vehicle Class   B/CFALT
Chassis   Stock 36 Terraplane chassis boxed
Engine   401 Small Block Chev NA 900hp
Gearbox   3 speed air shift Lenco
Diff   VF Commodore IRS




Career Highlights

  150mph record in 2017 rookie year
Time in Sport   2016
Claim to Fame   When I'm not land speed racing, I am spanner man on the Beach Bomb, one of the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny cars.
Other Interests   Drag Racing
Team Name   Terraplane Land Speed Racing Team
Team Members   Gus Cooper, John Harvey, Darren Banks
Team History   In 2016 the Terraplane was purchased and built into a land speed car in just 9 months
Best thing about Dry Lakes Racing   The salt
Interesting story