World’s Fastest Motorcycles Getting Ready To Break 400 MPH

On September 12, the speed warriors of the racing world will convene at the Bonneville Salt Flats for Mike Cook’s Bonneville Shootout, the annual assault on land-speed world records. The Top 1 Oil Ack Attack streamliner, currently the world’s fastest motorcycle with a top one-way speed of 394.084 MPH and a world record speed of 376.4 MPH, will be revved up to defend its title.

Top 1 Oil Ack Attack team – -pilot Rocky Robinson and owner-designer Mike Akatiff – are currently prepping to break the 400 MPH mark against three competitors, the Bub 7 and the Triumph Rocket. Attempts will be made from September 12 to 16, 2013. If weather conditions are not favorable on the Salt Flats the race will be rescheduled in October. Stay in the loop and learn more at Attack Racing. In this video, watch in action the Top 1 Oil Ack Attack streamliner and its competitors.

8 Responses to “World’s Fastest Motorcycles Getting Ready To Break 400 MPH”

  1. 1 LenNY Sinnet Sep 7th, 2013 at 8:31 am

    Rocky wish I could see you go 400 u WILL DO IT….LenNY

  2. 2 dannyb278 Sep 7th, 2013 at 5:59 pm

    Go triumph

  3. 3 Sigfreed Sep 8th, 2013 at 6:23 am

    I luuuv the top end of speed record attempts – it is the pinnacle where physics meets the human spirit, where brains meet brawn, it is the essence of what separates us from the savages.

    In a world that has lost its sense of direction, it is ventures like these that remind us of who we really are, it serves to give our kind the motivation of being what we are and why we are different.

    More than the final numbers on the record-sheet, here are beings on a pursuit far greater than they may ever realise, GO YOU GOOD THING..!!

    PS – if you enjoy this kind of thing, keep an eye on the BLOODHOUND SSC, at

  4. 4 Drew Sep 8th, 2013 at 9:12 am

    I’ll be there!!

  5. 5 Rick Portella Sep 8th, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    I think thats great for all the people to come out her I live in Wendover NV and two weeks ago it started to rain, the BUB motorcycle event had low sppeds and last week the World of Speed was cancled, so you all may want to check it out. I just heard that the Slat flats was not going to have any more events this year but thats not confirmed. Good luck where ever you run at. a rider

  6. 6 dickl Sep 8th, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    Rick, No true that the salt flats are not going to have any more events. The Cook meet and the World Finals are still scheduled and the if the Cook meet is not held there is a rain date in mid-October.

    Yes it has been wet, but if we get enough drying that is good for the course. The Cook Meet needs a longer course than the rest. 11 or 12 miles.

    We will know tomorrow if the salt is good enough for the Cook meet.

    Danny…..the Triumph will NOT be there. It has only gone 90 mph so far and they need to modify a lot of stuff. I think they are finding it is not as easy as it looks.

    Denis Manning will be there with his 7 streamliner with Chris Carr driving.

    Sam Wheeler will be there with his PARTS UNLIMITED/EZ HOOK liner.

    Pray for good salt

  7. 7 ray c wheeler Sep 9th, 2013 at 12:38 am

    No rain and a dry track is the plan of the week.

    Go safe and FAST…..

    Might surprise myself and head that direction…see ya on the salt? Possible.

  8. 8 Rick Portella Sep 9th, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    wELL I’M GLAD THATS NOT TRUE, the World of Speed finals are sept. 30th

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