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SEMA 2011 Spotlight on Banks Power See what the gang from PowerTV discovered when they stopped by the Banks Power booth at the 2011 SEMA show. Above: Moses Ludel grabbed his video camera and captured some of what went on at the Banks Power booth. By Andrew Wolf As both racers and automotive enthusiasts, we – and we suspect our readers as well – ... Read more about this post

Jeep Revolver Header With more power, quicker acceleration and tougher construction than ever, the new Banks Revolver™ for the Jeep 4.0L out muscles any competitive exhaust manifold. New from Banks Power, the Revolver® inline header for the ’91 thru ’99 Jeep Wrangler 4.0 liter adds 17 hp and 18 lb-ft… a 13% in power that you can feel! Banks ... Read more about this post

Official Duramax Engine Distributor The relationship that started in the 1960’s is still going strong today. Find out what Banks and General Motors are collaborating on now… Gale Banks Engineering and General Motors Powertrain have signed a new multi-year OEM engine supply agreement. Continuing a GM-Banks relationship dating from the late ’60s, Banks’ branded, Duramax-based engines, are now available to ... Read more about this post

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