Lee Munro on the Spirit of Munro 200mph speed week

Munro name returns to Bonneville Speed Week

Burt Munro’s great nephew, Lee Munro, is returning to Bonneville Speed Week on a modified Indian Scout in an attempt to crack 200mph (321.8km/h) next week. Lee’s attempts last year fell short, but the Kiwi still scored a new land speed record of 191.286mph, smashing the previous record of 176mph for the 1350cc Modified Partial Streamliner …

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Lee Munro on the Spirit of Munro 200mph speed week

Munro seeks 200mph Scout record

Fifty years after Burt Munro set a speed record at Bonneville, his great nephew, Lee, returned to the famous salt flats on an Indian Scout to crack 200mph. His attempts this week fell short, but the Kiwi still scored a new land speed record of his own. On August 12, Lee managed 191.286mph, followed by …

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Burt Munro 50-year speed record honoured

Burt Munro’s 50-year unbroken land speed record will be honoured with a special commemorative event in August 2017 at Bonneville Speed Week. Burt’s son John and daughter Margaret will be special guests of Indian Motorcycle at the event which will honour Burt’s 1967 record of 184.087mph set in the SA 1000 class on his 1920 …

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