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Gale Banks discusses Pikes Peak 2013 and the Banks Super-Turbo Gale stopped by MotorWeek studios for an exclusive chat about our entry this year for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Gale stopped by MotorWeek studios for an exclusive chat about our entry this year for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Watch the video to see Gale talk about what we have done ... Read more about this post

Gale Banks, Mike Ryan and the Super-Turbo When 14 liters and two turbos aren’t enough, add a supercharger… and a bunch of other stuff When 14 liters and two turbos aren’t enough, add a supercharger… and a bunch of other stuff Mike Ryan is primarily a stunt driver and stunt coordinator in the movies. You’ve seen his work in everything from “Fast & Furious ... Read more about this post

Gale Banks returns to Car Cast Gale Banks returns to talk turbo and gives both Adam and Matt a sneak peek at his preparations for Mike Ryan’s Freightliner semi that is about to compete in the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb. Gale Banks returns to talk turbo and gives both Adam and Matt a sneak peek at his preparations for Mike Ryan’s ... Read more about this post

ST Math program sponsored by Gale Banks Partnering with MIND Research Institute, Banks Power awarded a field trip to the NHRA Museum to the two top performing classes at Belvedere and Eastman Elementary Schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Partnering with MIND Research Institute, Banks Power awarded a field trip to the NHRA Museum to the two top performing (measured by ... Read more about this post

Supercharging and Turbocharging Tech Talk #3: In this “Life After Wide Open Throttle” seminar Gale covers the ins and outs of forcing air into an engine. Have you been following the Twilight Tech Talk series? The first two were a big hit with everyone from high school students to college professors and from seasoned gearheads to folks just getting ... Read more about this post

Tonka Truck set to tour the country with Banks Power on board You remember Tonka Toys, right? How’d you like to play with this one? Tonka Trucks and Galpin Auto Sports took a Ford 6.7L truck and turned it into toy for big boys, then Banks was asked to give it some real power. Funrise Toy Corporation, the licensee and manufacturer of Tonka, has selected Banks Power as ... Read more about this post

Air Superiority Seminar Twilight Tech Talk 2: Air SuperiorityTech Talk #2: Sometimes it’s good to be dense! Gale explains why in the second Twilight Tech Talk seminar. Gale Banks has partnered with The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum to offer Tech Talks in conjunction with the Twilight Cruise Nights car show. The Tech Talks are a series of monthly educational automotive seminars with industry ... Read more about this post

Pimping Rides and Tweaking Humvees Gale gets interviewed by the L.A. Times on the topic of boosting the performance of military Humvees and how that trickles down to civilian use. On April 16th, 2013 David Lazarus and Ronald D. White of the L.A. Times interviewed Gale Banks on the topic of making military Humvees faster, more fuel efficient, and ultimately safer ... Read more about this post

Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow Seminar Twilight Tech Talk 1: Suck, Squeeze, Bang, BlowTech Talk #1: How does an engine really work? Come to learn the basics of four-cycle engine operation from Gale Banks in a free seminar. Gale Banks has partnered with The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum to offer Tech Talks in conjunction with the Twilight Cruise Nights car show. The Tech Talks are a series of ... Read more about this post

Business Person of the Year award for Gale The city of Irwindale has bestowed a pretty cool honor upon Gale by naming him as Business Person of the Year. Lisa Bailey, the President and CEO of the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce had this to say: “Gale Banks is an amazing man. He was a pioneer of the ‘Green’ industry before there was one. ... Read more about this post