World’s Fastest Street Bike. 278.6 MPH.

Last Monday at the Annual Texas Mile, a 1299 cc Wild Brothers turbocharged Racing Susuki Hayabusa piloted by Bill Warner reached a street bike world record of 278.6 mph, 5 mph over the former highest speed reach last March of this year. The Texas Mile is a 3-day festival of speed held in Goliad with 76 motorcycles and 173 cars participating to this year’s event. For information on the bike setup, go to Brock’s Performance.

13 Responses to “World’s Fastest Street Bike. 278.6 MPH.”

  1. 1 TodT Oct 30th, 2010 at 11:50 am

    Damn that’s fast….

  2. 2 laurence zankowski Oct 30th, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    650 HP!!! six hundred and fifty horsepower!!! 590 lbs. and 1300 cc to boot. Wonder what they could do at the Salt Flats…

  3. 3 ray c wheeler Oct 30th, 2010 at 2:17 pm

    helleva ride!

    278 today, 300 next week.

    this week end Maxton is running.

    ray usa

  4. 4 fuji Oct 30th, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    Not to long ago at a bike shop in Tampa Fl, I saw several photos posted of a bike with the name Bill Warner hand written on it.

    I took a double take to make sure that it didn’t read Bill Werner, tuner of factory Harley Flat track fame.

    Asking the shop owner who is this guy ?

    His reply was you will know soon after explaining the guys ambitions.

    Now I Know.

    Congratulations ! What a feat.

  5. 5 Grayhawk Oct 30th, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    Probably about 100 bikes now have gone over 200mph on that little ole airstrip in Texas, ya got about a 1/2 mile to shut her down past the mile mark. Couple years ago a jet car went over 320. Probably a little safer than street racing on Westheimer,lol.

  6. 6 Fausto Simoes Oct 30th, 2010 at 4:36 pm


  7. 7 bajerry Oct 30th, 2010 at 5:56 pm

    And this is a street bike?

  8. 8 martin Oct 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

    Well Bill Warner Congratulations……

  9. 9 Oct 31st, 2010 at 11:00 am

    Congradulations, Bill Warner! You aien’t no Young Guy either! I guess if you were Younger You might have not gone that fast.

  10. 10 dragon Nov 1st, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    ok people the line starts behind me for the next ride lol

  11. 11 nicker Nov 5th, 2010 at 10:05 pm

    Gee-Zuz 268MPH…!!!

    At that speed, if ya open your mouth ya better relax your sphincter real quick,
    before ya blow up like a frigging balloon……… 🙂


  12. 12 Chief Waldo Nov 8th, 2010 at 7:51 pm

    What makes this a “street bike”? Is it legally registered? Was it inspected by a DMV? What?

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