In addition to a Top Speed of 174.898 mph set by Fast Eddie Ensor, there were five new world records set at the first NSSR competition of the year on January 16 in Hackensack, Minn.
Fast Eddie and crew Glenn Stickels of RPM Specialties made the trip from Sheridan, Illinois to test their new renovations to the 2009 Busa Mod. Fast Eddie started with a great pass at 168 mph and by the end of the day posted Top Speed of the Day.
The competition included snowmobile enthusiast and racer Pat Welty "Fireman" of Ohio who made the trek West to compete.
Henricks Racing One Stop Yamaha posted a new World Record in the Pro Max class with a speed of 171.769 mph. Dan Wade on the Jeff Simon CPR Turbo posted a new World Record at 163.946 mph in the Pro Stock Four Stroke Class. Rick Bolduc's Vintage 340 Stock 1976 Yamaha posted a new World Record at the 94.22 mph mark. In all, there were five new World Records established.
The event was originally scheduled for Pleasant Lake in Annandale, Minn.
The ice wasn't able to accommodate the racing action with only 8 inches in the parking area.
The second race of the NSSR Super Series will be at Lake Menomin in Menomonie, Wisconsin on Saturday January 30, 2010. This race will host the Guinness Record Setting opportunity for setting a new Top Speed in the Quarter Mile Run. The official record is currently set by Chris Hanson of Anderson Chassis at 192 mph and the unofficial record is at 190.308 mph by Marv Jorgenson on JAWS III set back in the 1990's.