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He was riding his special construction Hayabusa motorcycle “White Elephant”.
The existing record for the class stood at 305 kph, but inspectors confirmed that Veale’s initial record breaking run yesterday has been confirmed by a backup run to lock in the new record at 311.2 kph (194.5 mph).
GO Kiwi. GO Kiwi. We might be flightless but we’re quick!