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Gale Banks on the Radio What has Banks been up to lately, and what are the plans for the future? Listen in to the Bob Long interview and find out… Gale recently was a guest on two nationally syndicated radio shows hosted by Bob Long, Motor News Weekly and Autoworld. Sit back and listen as Gale gets Bob (and you) caught ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak – Latest Report The latest report from the mountains of Colorado. Read about the great day of practice runs and how we’ve stacked up against the competition thus far. After a great day of practice runs today on Section 2 (the middle third of the course, from Glen Cove to Devil’s Playground) Leonard Arnold’s #98 PVA-03 car driven by ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak – Turbos in the Clouds A report on the car’s specs, the driver’s history, and what’s expected on the mountain. At Banks Power, the motto is, “Banks… we provide life after wide-open throttle.” That attitude explains why pro racer/stunt driver Paul Dallenbach and car owner Leonard Arnold contacted Banks for their 2011 assault on the Pikes Peak, “The Race To The ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak – Uphill Racer A report on the race, the racer, and the race car, including the stories “Two-Decade Evolution” and “Bringing The Record Back Home.” One of Robert Redford’s best efforts is “Downhill Racer,” about a professional skier. Like Redford’s character, Paul Dallenbach races on a Colorado mountain. Dallenbach is the polar opposite of a ski racer, however. Instead ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak Part 2 – Mountain Testing Video Watch the latest video from Pikes Peak showing the results of the most recent engineering upgrades. Talk about edge of your seat (and edge of the cliff) driving! The latest video from Banks Power, “2 Turbos 1 Mountain: part 2 Testing on the Mountain,” shows the results of the most recent upgrades done to Leonard Arnold’s ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak Part 1 – Dyno and Track Video Dallenbach Racing and Banks Power have teamed up to take on this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Dallenbach Racing and Banks Power have teamed up to take on this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driver Paul Dallenbach has set records on the mountain before, and this year he’s aiming to be the first person ... Read more about this post

Adam Carolla’s CarCast with Gale Banks The gang from Adam Carolla’s “CarCast” stopped by to see what Gale’s been up to since their last meeting. Lots going on … check it out! Professor Sandy Ganz and Motorator Matt D’Andria make a visit to Gale Banks Engineering in Azusa, CA. Gale gave them a deluxe tour of his shop and showed just about ... Read more about this post

Banks Breathes New Life into Jeeps The name “Sidewinder Turbo” has long been associated with incredibly awesome performance upgrades for turbo-diesel trucks, and now that add-on power is available for Jeeps. So here’s some insider news for you: We’re expanding our Sidewinder turbo kit line! First to come out of the chute will be a kit for the ’00 to ’06 Jeep ... Read more about this post

Banks iQ – Features and Benefits and Awesomeness The Banks iQ was a hot item when it hit the market months ago, and believe it or not it keeps getting better. Don’t have one yet? Read on to see what you’ve been missing. Already a proud owner? Check out the new stuff that is now available to you! Now available for late-model gas and ... Read more about this post

Banks Power Helps Open High School Auto Shop Gale Banks has a quest: to resurrect technical education in our public schools. By Tom Moore Gale Banks feels strongly that resurrecting public-school technical education is vital to California’s economic future. Banks and his company’s Banks Power division continue to put their time and money where their mouths are. The most recent example is Banks Power’s involvement ... Read more about this post