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Road Race Team

Bonneville Bullet Team

Dyno- Dan Holmes
Ex RE dealer, dreamer, racer
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Glen Kyle
Builder, retired hill climber
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Phil Myers
Machinist, builder, tuner
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Mark Brownlee
Rider
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Nathan Holmes
Graphic Artist
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Roger Howk
Coordinator
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Johnny Szoldrak
Rider

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AHRMA Racing Online
Jess Hemming Enfield Racing Web
Info dated but interesting.)


Road Race Bullet Details
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Instrumentation

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Start her up.

 

Back on track.
 

2008 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at the beautiful Mid-Ohio race course.

Johnny Rides Again
Many improvements to bike.

 


 

With our renewed direction and your grassroots support we will take another Championship title soon.


Johnny Szoldrak
Matt Benson Photo

AHRMA Classic Sixties National Champion
Number 1 - 2003

 

 

 

The Royal Enfield Bullet seems an underdog in the midst of the legendary Norton and Matchless competition specials, yet I have always believed that the race does not belong to the swiftest, but to those that keep on running. After five decades, the Royal Enfield Bullets keep on running!

All this competition has taught us a lot about the Bullet - its strengths, its weaknesses, and what it takes to keep it running at its best. That knowledge goes into every product we sell and every single word of advice we give.

As team owner, I am indebted to the commitment of all of the people that pushed the development of the bike beyond what most sane people thought was possible and got it to finish line race after race. Our sponsor Classic Motors, our courageous rider Johnny Szoldrak, our superb engine builder Glen Kyle and master tuner, Phil Myers. A special thanks to my family, that saw to it that the business end never missed a beat through the whole season. But most of all, thanks to our customers, fans and classic bike enthusiast for advice, encouragement and support. Thank You. - Dan Holmes

<Check out some details of the DRS Racer.

 

 

 
Royal Enfield Bullet

by Phil Myers

 
Johnny Szoldrak
Photo: Matt Benson

We are having a rather good season, with wins at several tracks and a small following of Enfield enthusiasts showing up all across the nation to see us run. It should be said that part of our success is from the lack of participation from most of the "fast guys" on those astounding Manx Nortons and G50 Matchless bikes, but there is no denying the fact that you must show up at each event and finish to win championships.

I think it would be appropriate to tell you a little about Dan Holmes, the bike's owner and team founder. Dan's background is in flat track racing in the mid to late '70s. That is where his heart is, but his health does not permit him to race any more. Rider Johnny Szoldrak lives nearby in Warsaw, Ind., with loads of roadracing experience and desire.

In late summer 2001 we teamed up and built a Classic '60s class racer using a "new" 1996 Indian-manufactured Enfield. Dan owns an Enfield dealership, DRS Cycle, here in Goshen, Ind., and is the nation's number-one dealer and parts outlet for the marque. He also strongly supports his customers with many, many hours on the phone, educating and assisting each person who asks. His quality personal relationships with people from all over the world centering around Enfields is second to none. I am his close friend and I keep the Bullet racer prepped and running at the races. He calls me his "tuner," but really I am just an old racing mechanic/machinist who thoroughly enjoys participating.

 

 

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