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Sons of Speed - Biketoberfest 2021

Billy Lane Rocks the Vintage Banked Motorcycle Racing World Once More

By Dmac
10/21/2021


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Look Ma………No brakes!!! No Clutch!!!!NO HANDS!!!!

 

Car Wash Rob
Car Wash Rob

 

2021 has turned out to be the year of the “Covid Hangover!” 

 Many lives have been permanently changed, but Sons of Speed has not skipped a beat and has returned to the New Smyrna Speedway breathing life into the asphalt, 23 degree banked, ½ mile track.

 Originally started in 2017 by Billy Lane of Choppers, inc., the race has been held at both New Smyrna Speedway and at the Pappy Hoel Campground Racetrack, in Sturgis, South Dakota. 

 Winners Circle:

 

 

 1910 – 1929 Modified (HOT) 61 Board Track Race was won by Michael Lange on a heavily modified 1929 Harley Davidson.

 

Michael Lange
Michael Lange

 Stock 61 Cubic Inch Board Track Class – Michael Lange did it again and took the class on a stock 1925 Harley Davidson.

 

EBAY JAKE
EBAY JAKE

 

Seven time Sons of Speed Champion, Ebay Jake,  took 1st place in the modified (Hot) 45 cubic-inch class on a 1950 Harley-Davidson WR.

 

Danny Eslick
Danny Eslick

 Four time Daytona 200 winner Danny Eslick, defected from the Daytona Speedway track to win the stock 45 class (1929-1955) on a Godspeed Racing 1947 Harley-Davidson WL.

 

Billy Lane
Billy Lane

 Billy Lane won the 500cc single cylinder class on a Mototique Racing 1921 Harley-Davidson J model twin (rear cylinder removed), defeating Tom Keefer Jr of Franklin Church Choppers.  

 

Billy Lane at Finish Line - Chris Callen Flagman
Billy Lane at Finish Line - Chris Callen Flagman

 

 Billy has since transplanted to Franklin, Tennessee, from Florida’s East Coast – but will be returning back to Florida, once again….SO MARK YOUR CALENDAR - March 5th and 6th 2022 Bike Week Sons of Speed will be at the New Smyrna Speedway. Plan to be at the Evening Race on March 6,2022 for bigger, better, faster….MORE!!!! 

 

Erin Lane
Erin Lane

 After that……..Sturgis – Sons of Speed – Buffalo Chip….or bust?

Chris Callen and Heather Callen with Umbrella
Chris Callen and Heather Callen with Umbrella

 

 

Videos from Bikertoberfest 2021  https://www.facebook.com/watch/ChoppersInc/

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https://www.instagram.com/choppers.inc/?hl=en

 

 
Jody Perewitz
Jody Perewitz

 Jody Perewitz and her 1941 WLDR.

 

Hotshot and Adrian
Hotshot and Adrian

 

YO! ADRIAN AND HOTSHOT!

 

 

 

Quick fixes!!!!

 

 

Freddy Bollwage
Freddy Bollwage

 

BOLLWAGE ON THE LOOSE!!!!

 

Ebay Jake

 

Stephen “HOTSHOT” Aretz

 

 

 

Track crew were the best.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Track temps matched top speeds for the day. 100+DEGREES!

 

 

 

 

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Great photos, is there a way to get a color photo of the no hands picture.

Matt Sorenson
Fort myers , FL
Friday, February 11, 2022
Editor Response Check to see who shot those photos. If it was Michael Lichter he has them available on his web site.
--Bandit
Dee is one of the most Knowledgeable reporters I have meet with some awesome photo skills ! Thank you for your dedication

Stephen Aretz
Largo , FL
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Editor Response She apologized for the lack of content, but the photos told and amazing story.
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