Chris Fraser #120

Silverton Hotel

Silverton, New South Wales

Chris is the publican of the famous Silverton Hotel, Hollywood of the outback, the most western pub in NSW where such films as Mad Max, Dirty Deeds, Town Like Alice, Razorback, The Craic, Ring of Scorpio and numerous other films and commercials.

Chris began his motorcycling carrer in 1976 riding speedway solo's with moderate sucess before switching to sidecar where he retired in 1996. Along the way, he picked up 3 Australian Championships and 7 State titles, rode in England in 1981, competing in 3 News 24 hour endurance races.
In 1990 Chris and his team built a twin engined speedway sidecar using 2 Suzuki RG 500's. This made it a 1000cc, 8 cyliner two stroke with 230HP!. He would then remove the sidecar and drag race it at Mildura.
In 1995 he got his first taste of the salt aboard a Suzuki 125cc @83.03MPH, then again in 2003, this time on a Kenny Roberts XS 650cc American Flat Tracker @ 100.74MPH


Year Vehicle Class MPH Record
1995   J/GM 83.03 Open
2003 72 Yamaha MVG 650 100.741 Open
2004 Special Construction APS/BG 4400 105 Open
2005 Special Construction APS/BG 4400 141.978 105
2006 Special Construction APS/BG 4400 143.626 141.978
2013 1939 Chevy Coupe AA/GALT 158.835 216.467