The Texas Mile is an annual event held in Beeville, Texas, where motorcyclists attempt to achieve the highest speed possible over a one-mile stretch of road.
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In 1998, the first record was set at the Texas Mile. The event is a standing mile drag race (from a standing start) and it has been held annually ever since. Over the years, the event has become increasingly popular, attracting some of the biggest names in motorcycling.
In recent years, the sport bike class has emerged as one of the most competitive classes at the Texas Mile. In 2012, Kawasaki rider Jeremy Toye set a new record with a top speed of 222.198 mph.
Since then, there have been a number of riders who have come close to breakingToye’s record, but so far nobody has been able to beat it. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the riders who have come close to breaking the record in recent years.
History of the Texas Mile
The Texas Mile is a top speed motorsport event that has been held annually since 1997. The event is held at the Half Mile track in Goliad, Texas. It is open to any type of vehicle, including motorcycles, cars, trucks, and even lawnmowers. The only requirement is that the vehicle must be street legal and have a valid license plate.
The record for the fastest motorcycle mile was set in 2008 by Kevin Ayer, with a speed of 247.7 mph. The record for the fastest car was set in 2014 by Ed Bolian, with a speed of 284.3 mph.
In addition to the main event, there are also side events such as the Standing Mile and the Kilometer Challenge. The Standing Mile is open to any type of vehicle, and the Kilometer Challenge is open to motorcycles only.
The Texas Mile is one of the most popular top speed events in the country, and it continues to attract participants from all over the world.
The current record for the Texas Mile sport bike record is held by Chaz Davies, with a time of 1 minute and 55.8 seconds. Davies set the record on October 9th, 2016 at the Texas Mile event held in Goliad, Texas.
How to attempt the record
In order to have an official Texas Mile time, you must adhere to the following guidelines:
-The bike must be registered and plated in any state
-The bike can be running on any type of gasoline
-Bike must make one full pass down the 1-mile stretch
-Bike and rider combo must cross the finish line under its own power
-Bike cannot be faster than 300mph
If you would like to make an attempt at the record, there are a few things you need to do:
-Download and fill out an application from the website
-Submit the application along with a $250 deposit
-Wait to hear back from the organizers to see if your application has been accepted
-If accepted, pay the remaining balance of $750
-Show up on the day of the event with your bike and required safety gear
prior to setting any records all riders must attend a rider’s meeting, where the safety rules will be thoroughly explained. All riders must ride safely and follow all traffic laws. If at any time a rider is deemed to be riding in an unsafe manner or breaking any traffic laws, their runs for the day will be terminated. The following safety gear is required for all riders:
-DOT Approved Full Face Helmet
-Leather Jackets or Racing Suits
For more information on the Texas Mile, please visit their website at http://www.texasmile.net/.
Motorcycles are welcome at the Texas Mile. We have had numerous two-wheeled entries over the years and look forward to having many more. The current sport bike record is held by Chris Pfeiffer on a BMW S1000RR with a top speed of 234.3 mph in the standing mile.
In conclusion, the Texas Mile is a great event for those who love sport bikes. It is a fun and exhilarating experience that will leave you wanting more. If you are looking for a challenge, this is definitely the event for you.