Gavin Manning #414

Medowie, Victoria

 

 

Year Vehicle Class MPH Record
2005 96 Ford Cargo U/DT 133.769 Open
2006 Ford U/DT 125.125 133.769
2010 1999 Ford Truck U/DT 155.749 133.779
         

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.

The "Pirtek Protek Diesel Arrow" in conjunction with the Stan Racing unite once a year and come under the banner of "Team Speed" for an annual event. Team speed consists of three serious machines, Bobs Bowman's 1927 Ford Roadster, Donald Hudson's Monaro and Gavin Manning's truck. Fondly enough all three machines come out of a small shire in NSW (Port Stephens).

Each year, Team speed travel in convoy to Salt Lake, once on the lake, the three machines are situated right next to each other and wave the Team Speed Flag.

The pure existence of The �Pirtek Proteck Diesel Arrow� is attributed to the thousands of hours of dedication from the crew, with special mention to Doug & Gavin Manning and Ben Hardy.

The crew (2007)
Doug Manning � Grandad (The back bone!)
Gavin Manning � Driver, Concept Designer
Ben Hardy � Chief engine builder and engineer
Howard Manning � Mechanical repairs
Adam Manning � Media and race presentation
Paul Casar, Zac Manning, John Griffin, & the Stan�s.

Make:
Ford

Engine:
- Series 60 Detroit
- Modified DDEC engine ECM
- Turbo boost 70psi
- Intercooler
- Fitted with NOS
- 1250HP

Trans:
- Make: Allison
- Model: HT740 Converter - less 4 speed

Fuel:
- Diesel/Bio diesel

Diff:
- Custom built quick-change

Suspension:
- Front: Coil over
- Rear: Coil over

 

Tyres:
- Front: 39/13
- Rear: 49/17

Weight:
- 7.5 ton

Length:
- 7.5 metres (24ft)

Width:
- 2.5 metres (8ft)

Height:
- 2.1 metres (6ft 6inches)

Front Track
- 2.1 metres

Rear Track
- 1.9 metres

Wheelbase
- 4.6 metres (15ft)

 

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2010 #417 Don Hudson, #414 Gavin Manning
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2006
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2006 Bob Bowman, Don Hudson, Gavin Manning
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2005
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2005
   

Sponsors

Pirtek Newcastle
Proteck
Gold Spring Transport
Special thanks to our many supporters how provide their time and effort every year.