A PORT Elizabeth school pupil is the fastest man on two wheels in the Eastern Cape.
Grade 11 Pearson High School pupil Dayaan Padayachee set a new track record with the fastest quarter mile time ever recorded on a super bike in the Eastern Cape last weekend in East London.
The 17-year-old taught his older competitors a lesson at the “Strictly Street” event at the Old Grand Prix race circuit.
He broke the record in a time of 9.3 seconds on his BMW S1000 over the 400m drag-strip.
He also took the title of best drifter and top stuntman in his BMW M3 sportscar.
“I set myself the goal that I would need to run a low nine seconds on the drag. I ended up doing it twice, running the two best times of 9.3 and 9.4 seconds,” Padayachee said.
For the full story read The Herald, or get the complete newspaper, including comics, classifieds, crosswords and back editions in our e-Edition