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Lynn
09-23-2016, 05:19 PM
https://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2016/09/23/first-200-mph-studebaker-headed-to-mcacn/?refer=news

8E45E
09-23-2016, 05:31 PM
http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?97254-Ron-Hall-Avanti-featured-on-Hemmings-Daily

Craig

Stu Chapman
09-23-2016, 05:50 PM
Already a thread on this subject posted this morning.

Stu Chapman

Flashback
09-23-2016, 10:04 PM
https://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2016/09/23/first-200-mph-studebaker-headed-to-mcacn/?refer=news

First 200 MPH Studebaker ?

DieselJim
09-23-2016, 10:27 PM
First 200 MPH Studebaker ?
First 200 MPH Studebaker with a Studebaker engine.

Xcalibur
09-24-2016, 12:55 AM
As DieselJim clarified, Ron's Avanti was the first stude-engined 200miler. There have been three 200mph Stude-engined Studes, all Avantis, and I'm pleased to say that I'm the only one to have driven all of them on the Salt, Hall's, Lange's, and Bloomberg's. C-Ks had been doing so for what seems like eternity and held the "stock bodied" record waaay past their prime. However, what most non-racers do not know is that even when classified as "stock bodied" the fast C-Ks had a large duct cut behind the rear window through to the underside of the car for handling sake.

t walgamuth
09-24-2016, 06:34 AM
As DieselJim clarified, Ron's Avanti was the first stude-engined 200miler. There have been three 200mph Stude-engined Studes, all Avantis, and I'm pleased to say that I'm the only one to have driven all of them on the Salt, Hall's, Lange's, and Bloomberg's. C-Ks had been doing so for what seems like eternity and held the "stock bodied" record waaay past their prime. However, what most non-racers do not know is that even when classified as "stock bodied" the fast C-Ks had a large duct cut behind the rear window through to the underside of the car for handling sake.

Does anybody have a picture of that cut out?

That video of him running 200 mph is pretty hairy! I have often thought about how slick the salt must be (I thought it would be pretty slippery), but that video confirms it is much slicker than I ever imagined! It looks a lot like driving on ice. He was using the whole track for sure!