About the french gearhead Séb Lorentz / Lucky Cat Garage one must probably not lose anymore word. Since his 1/8 mile performance with his Sprintbeemer on Glemseck 101-2014, he rocks the speed-scene. And he has brought his own 1/8 mile class to life: The Sultans of Sprint. In his own words: “The Sultans of Sprint is a class of its own … a race for turbocharged flying carpets built & raced by creative gearheads.”
At our Glemseck 101 this speed rugs gather on Saturday 1st September their third round from a total of four challenges. Time: Approx. 2.30 pm (14.30)
::: The Sultans of Sprint Challenge 2018
The Sultans of Sprint challenge is gathering motorcycle freaks from all over Europe to race their custom sprint bikes powered by air cooled twin cylinder engines. Not focused only on speed, performance and power the Sultans of Sprint challenge will also reward the contenders for their style, creativity and craziness.
The participating bikes are 100% custom built by the best custom workshops and enthusiasts. Two different classes are sharing now the dragstrip with Sultans of Sprint:
Sultans of Sprint “FREAK CLASS”
The race bikes are powered by air or oil cooled 4 stroke engines up to 1600cc. Commonly used racing equipments include nitrous oxyde injection, square dragslick, lowered chassis but also turbo or supercharger ! The limits are mainly the imagination of the bike builders but their imagination has not limit !
Sultans of Sprint “FACTORY CLASS”
The race bikes are powered by a 4 stroke engine air or water cooled. No limit regarding engine capacity but the tuned bike has to respect a power to weight ratio limit which can not be exceeded. The basis models for 2018 are from Yamaha (XSR7 or MT07), BMW Motorrad (R nineT or R1200R), Triumph (Thruxton or Bobber) and Indian Motorcycle (Scout 1200).
The “FACTORY CLASS” is supported by the motorcycle industry which supports the Sultans of Sprint challenge by entering the challenge with bikes customized to race by private workshops or with “in house” custom built racers.
::: The Sultans of Sprint Chapter 03
Glemseck 101 – Saturday 1. September 2018 – Early afternoon
You find the paddock of the Sultans by walking direction our 1/8 mile, on the right side. Have a look and enjoy!
We look forward to the 1st September and wish all Sultans until then: a deep and good flight’n’speed.
Please note: For safety reasons all riders must be equipped properly with a ECE full face helmet, leather jacket & pants, boots and gloves.
Steven – Creative Director 101