About EJ Potter

/About EJ Potter
About EJ Potter 2017-01-25T03:20:57+00:00

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April 24, 1941

ELON JACK POTTER WAS BORN ALMA, MICHIGAN

1960

BUILT FIRST CHEVY V-8 DRAG BIKE   WENT 130 MPH

1961

1/4 MILE WITH CHEVY V-8 DRAG BIKE WENT 141 MPH

1962

THROTTLE STUCK AND CRASHED AT ONONDAGA DRAG WAY WENT 152 MPH

1963

BUILT 1957 PLYMOTH WITH V-12 ALLISON ENGINE WENT 147 MPH

1964

BUILT 1964 DODGE DART WITH V-12 WENT 152 MPH

1965

1965

1966

WENT TO ENGLAND WITH V-8 BIKE BEST CRASH THEY EVER SAW ON 13TH RUN

1967

BUILT ELECTRIC CAR WENT 120 MPH ON 1/4 MILE

1968

SET AHRA BIKE RECORD IN PHOENIX WENT 167.04 MPH

1970

MADE GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS IN AUSTRALIA ET OF 8.68 ON A MOTORCYCLE

1971

BUILT 1200 HORSEPOWER JET CYCLE – CRASHED WHEN PARACHUTE FAILED SOLD IT TO EVEL KNEIVEL

1973

QUIT DRAG RACING WENT TO TRACTOR PULLING

1975

WON THE 7000# INDY SUPER PULL CLASS WITH V-12 TRACTOR

1976

WON THE 7000# INDY SUPER PULL CLASS WITH V-12 TRACTOR

1981

WON CALIFORNIA “WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP” PULL WITH A 24-CYLINDER TRACTOR

1982

WON CALIFORNIA “WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP” PULL WITH A 24-CYLINDER TRACTOR

1992

INDUCTED INTO THE MICHIGAN MOTOR SPORTS HALL OF FAME

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