2009 Yamaha VMAX slays quarter-mile in 9.513 secs

Near standard VMAX trounces the strip in the hands of Jay 'PeeWee' Gleason

VETERAN US drag racing star Jay 'PeeWee' Gleason has run a near standard, 2nd Generation 2009 V-Max to a 9.513 at 143.7 mph quarter mile at Bradenton Drag Strip.

The only mods made to the bike were a UFO Performance Products CatSass exhaust system, a UFO Max Tuner, modified air box (top and YCC-I removed) and a drag-racing slick tyre.

It's reported the machine was churning out 189.9 hp at the rear wheel.