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Shelbounre sidecar racer


Team Johnny Killmore competes using a mid-1990’s design Formula 2 chassis originally built by Shelbourne in Ireland. The outfit came with a 1990’s era 600cc Yamaha engine but since engine size limits are larger on the west coast of the United States, the machine was outfitted with a 2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000 engine by Fran Hall of Superlite Cars and Race Car Replicas. With a custom radiator and exhaust system, the engine output is just shy of 175hp. Tires on all three corners are Avon racing slicks purchased at Roger Kraus Racing .

With the excellent build quality of the original Shelbourne chassis and its light weight, combined with the custom fabrication from Superlite Cars, the race bike has already shown itself capable of winning races, and is a vast improvement over the much older Windle chassis the team has used in the past. 2016 saw us win three of four conventional races entered while taking second in the final, setting personal lap records at each race track in the process. Then in June, we won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and took the sidecar division record.


Chassis:   Shelbourne F2 prepared by Superlite Cars
Engine:    2006 GSX-R1000
Tires:     Avon Racing Slicks
           Front/Rear: 8.2 x 20.0 x 13.0; 
           Chair:      7.2 x 20.0 x 13.0
Brakes:    Bicknell
Top Speed: 130mph-165mph depending on configuration
Skid pad (right turn): 0.87g
Skid pad (left turn):  0.69g