2017 NASA Great Lakes
Thunder Roadster Series Year-End Review


Meet the Drivers

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Brian Bohlander: 3 times Series Champion & Series Director

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Jason Oehler:  2017 Series Champion & NASA Great Lakes Rookie of the Year

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Phil Gehlhausen: 2017 Series Runner-up & Multiple Race Winner


2017 champion and race winners


The Thrill of GTR Thunder Roadster


Thunder Roadster Specs:

Wheelbase - 96 inches

Overall Width - 65 inches

Overall Length - 14 feet, 3 inches

Height - 44 inches

Engine - Carbureted 1250cc Yamaha / Fuel Injected 1300cc Hayabusa

Weight - 1,500 - 1,700 pounds with driver

Tires - 880 Racing Hoosier 26.5/8.0-15

Wheels - 8 inches wide, 15 inches diameter

Suspension - Bilstein shocks, Independent front coil overs; Rear coil overs

Frame - Full tube-frame with 1.5-inch, .095 D.O.M. tubing

Brakes - Front: disc, Rear: disc

Exhaust - Factory tuned with muffler

Cooling - Liquid Cooled

Safety - Five-point harness, arm restraints, & fire suppression

Seat - Racing seat

Body - Fiberglass

Fuel Cell - 5-10 gallon steel Fuel Safe

Download our Overview Card to learn more about the Thunder Roadster Series.


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