Jay Allen Gets New Land Speed Record At El Mirage Dry Lake.

Last week, on the El Mirage Dry Lake Bed, after years of trying to get the A-PG 3000 speed record, formally 175 mph, Jay Allen was able to pass the timer at 177.479 mph, setting a new land speed record for this class.

Jay wants to thank the “gear Grinders”, Jeff Lange, Tony Mathews, S&S Cycle, Baker Drivetrain, Protos Food and One Source Nutrition.

El Mirage Dry Lake bed has been home to Land Speed Racing (LSR) for more than half a century. It is located just 30 miles east of a growing high desert community known as the Antelope Valley. Racing events are supervised by the Southern California Timing Association (SCTA), in 2012 celebrating its 61 th year of LSR activities at the El Mirage dry lake

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28 Responses to “Jay Allen Gets New Land Speed Record At El Mirage Dry Lake.”


  1. 1 Dar Nov 18th, 2012 at 11:51 am

    Congrats Jay. Way to make that S&S motor sing!

  2. 2 Serge Brodel Nov 18th, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    What’s the difference in terms of records between racing on the salts of Bonneville and the dry lake of El Mirage?

  3. 3 Skeeter Nov 18th, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    Jay Congratulations great way to end the year

    Skeeter

  4. 4 Rodent Nov 18th, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Bout time, great going Jay!

  5. 5 Tom Maioli Nov 18th, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    I was on course patrol and Jay pulled up to me and I told him his speed. He went NUTS. The bike looked like if you put on a headlight you could ride it home. 177 plus! Pretty impressive Jay

  6. 6 Tussuck Nov 19th, 2012 at 8:43 am

    And all on a tweaked FXR … Way to go dude!

  7. 7 Oldude Nov 19th, 2012 at 9:00 am

    Love teaked FXR’s !!! Way to go Jay.

  8. 8 Oldude Nov 19th, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Sorry meant ” TWEAKED” …

  9. 9 Joe Mielke Nov 19th, 2012 at 9:31 am

    Congrats my friend!

  10. 10 rags Nov 19th, 2012 at 9:33 am

    congrats jay

  11. 11 Robert Filla - Thunder Press Nov 19th, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Great job, Jay.

  12. 12 Scott Sjovall Nov 19th, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Congrats Jay! You’ve done a great job with the bike and the new motor. With a speed that close to 180 I’m sure this isn’t the end!

  13. 13 Mike Corbin Nov 19th, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Well done Jay, stay in the fast wind (:-)

  14. 14 bill dodge Nov 19th, 2012 at 11:08 am

    It must say bad mother fucker on your wallet! Love you jay. Congratulations! !!!

  15. 15 ValueTeck Enterprises LLC Nov 19th, 2012 at 11:27 am

    Way to go!
    Gotta have brass ones to do that on 2 wheels……..

  16. 16 eBikerLeather Nov 19th, 2012 at 11:44 am

    Congratulations, Well done Jay!

  17. 17 Joe Nov 19th, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    Awesome!

  18. 18 DONNIE Nov 19th, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    CONGRATS TO THE TEAM ..WOULD LOVE TO HAVE MORE SPECS ON THE MACHINE !

  19. 19 Sugar Bear Nov 19th, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Well done ……. go Jay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. 20 burnout Nov 19th, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    Way to persevere dude! peace

  21. 21 Jim Nasi Nov 19th, 2012 at 7:23 pm

    Good Job Jay………

  22. 22 Blackmax Nov 19th, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    Congrats !!!!

  23. 23 Noonan Nov 20th, 2012 at 1:18 am

    Congrats Jay!

  24. 24 Boss Hawg Nov 20th, 2012 at 9:17 am

    Atta Boy Jay!

    Boss Hawg

  25. 25 martin twofeather Nov 20th, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Way to go Jay!

  26. 26 Adam Croft Nov 22nd, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Awesome!

  27. 27 Darin Maltsberger- Instructor@MTI Nov 23rd, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    Jay,

    Congrats to you and the team. It;s been a fine year for your racing……..enjoy the ride.
    -Darin

  28. 28 ray c wheeler Nov 28th, 2012 at 4:21 am

    Great job from a great man….

    See ya on the salt, soon.

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