Experiences surfaced on early October 2, 2020, that well-known, a number of pace report holder, and pace demon Zef Eisenberg died throughout one more pace report try. The BBC later wrote that Eisenberg’s household confirmed the information.
Whether or not within the saddle of his Hayabusa “Inexperienced Meanie”, an electrical motorbike or his bonkers MADMAX C20B turbine bike, and whether or not on tarmac, sand, or ice—Eisenberg was not one to draw back from a problem. He and his Madmax Race Staff had been frequently concerned in high-octane occasions, from stunt demonstrations to FIM-regulated land pace report makes an attempt.
He set a number of FIM and Guinness World land speed records, together with Quickest sand pace report ever achieved by a wheel-powered automobile, Quickest flying quarter (a method) wheel powered report, Quickest Standing Quarter on his electrical bike, and lots of extra. He held 50 British and world report titles.
Final 12 months, he made the soar to bike making and made a restricted variety of his Hayabusa-on-Hayabusa Eisenberg V8 motorcycle accessible to the general public. Sure, it’s street authorized and really costly. In accordance with the corporate, the three,000cc beast was anticipated to supply 420 horsepower—500 if you happen to use race gasoline—and pricing ought to have hovered across the $130,000 mark.
Along with working the racing group, Eisenberg was additionally the founding father of health dietary supplements firm Maximuscle, created in 1995, and a notable TV host, together with on The Bike Present and Velocity Freaks.
The daredevil was trying to interrupt one more pace report, this time on the wheel of his 1,200-hp Porsche 911 Turbo S on the Elvington Airfield—the identical observe he suffered a life-altering crash on again in 2016. In accordance with a number of sources, emergency companies had been dispatched to the airfield on October 1 at round 4:30 pm native time following stories of a “critical collision”.
In accordance with the Each day Mail, it looks like Eisenberg misplaced management of his Porsche and that the automotive “veered off the runway and flipped” in accordance with a witness.
Whereas the RideApart group by no means had the possibility to get to know him personally, dropping a member of the driving household is at all times a punch within the intestine. Our ideas exit to his household and pals. God pace, Zef.