Kiwi Rider August 2022 Vol.1 - Page 45

warmed up for a tilt at the flying quarter mile . It didn ’ t take long to work out Scott had a serious challenge on his hands with Patric Nussbaum ( on a turbocharged Hayabusa ) posting 348.4km / h on his first run . Their record had been broken . Mechanical issues cut Patric ’ s day short , but rumours suggest his team has already started the rebuild for next year . With a few more tweaks having been done to the H2R – little things that all add up , it was time to see what improvements had been made . Those ‘ little things ’ included Brett machining slots into the levers , so the brake and clutch weren ’ t gently applied