Centurion at the 2017 NNY Wintercross!
Centurion gets a little out of shape exiting the hairpin turn after the train trestle at the 2017 Wintercross!
Photos and artwork dedicated to Centurion, a three time track champion at the Toyota Green Grand Prix held annually at the Watkins Glen International Raceway in Watkins Glen, NY.
After each 100 mile track run the results were:
April 2014 - 214 mpg
April 2015 - 250.64 mpg
April 2016 - 204 mpg
Car was constructed using original plans as offered through the February 1982 edition of Mechanix Illustrated and originally designed by Robert Q. Riley
( https://www.rqriley.com/cent.html )
40 inches tall
1080 pounds at the track
17 hp 850cc Kubota Diesel
8 speed transmission
This Centurion and its history can be found online at:
Centurion spotlight video interview:
Sometimes Centurion disappears, on her own, during the night. When she returns, photos extracted from the onboard dvr are the only clue where in time she's been....
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- Thursday 2 August 2018