New MC world speed record set with tires from Mickey Thompson

Jan. 1, 2020
Riding on Mickey Thompson tires, Keith Browne put on a stunning performance at the Oct. 8-9 Jim McClure Nitro Nationals presented by the Carolina Harley-Davidson Dealers Association at Rockingham Dragway.
Riding on Mickey Thompson tires, Keith Browne put on a stunning performance at the Oct. 8-9 Jim McClure Nitro Nationals presented by the Carolina Harley-Davidson Dealers Association at Rockingham Dragway.

In the qualifying round, Browne thrilled the crowd in his turbocharged Pro Gas Harley-Davidson 45- degree, V-Twin on motorcycle tire size 2.50/2.75-18 at the front, and motorcycle drag tire size 28.0/10.5-15S on the rear, setting a new AHDRA world speed record of 199.32 miles per hour and an ET of 6.925 seconds.

“This was the first time that we have used the Mickey Thompson tire on the rear of our bike, and we can testify without a doubt that this tire was the singular reason we were able to achieve the speeds and elapsed times that we did,” says Browne.

“We have never before been able to achieve times in the sixes, and we will never use anything else but Mickey’s from now on,” he reports. “We want to extend our sincere thanks to our friend Don Plesser of PR Factory Store and Carl Robinson at Mickey Thompson for getting us the tire that has taken us to a new level.”

For more information, visit www.mickeythompsontires.com.

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