Sunday, July 15, 2007

160 mph dash takes man to maximum sentence

Roanoke Times Fri, 13 Jul 2007 10:41 PM PDT

A motorcyclist involved in a 28-mile chase through two counties was fined $2,500 and given a year in jail. Motorcycle magazine Sport Rider lists the Yamaha YZF600R's top speed at 152 mph, but in April a North Carolina man pushed his bike past that benchmark in Botetourt County, state police say. Kevin M. Buorkan was clocked at 160 mph at one point during a 28-mile chase on Interstate 81 that ...

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