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MSA British Drag Racing Championship
Urban Johansson

Urban Johansson

Car: '63 Chevrolet Corvette
Occupation: Car Painter
Home Town/Country: Visby, Sweden
Team: VBS Racing
Best ET: 6.155 seconds
Best Terminal Speed: 233.24mph

European champion and twice ET record-setter in 2006, but struggled with engine gremlins in 2007. Began 2008 qualifying low (6.226) and setting new, backed-up European speed record (230.29) before rainout at May’s Main Event (MSA Rnd.2). Set new personal bests during August’s FIA race at Hockenheim, Germany.

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Car Specifications

Car / bodyshell: '63 Chevrolet Corvette
Chassis: Tim McAmis (USA)
Engine: 526ci Brad Anderson Ent. – supercharged/methanol
Supercharger: Kobelco M-5
Pistons: JE
Ignition: MSD
Transmission: Lenco 3-speed
Clutch: AFT  
Rear axle: McAmis/Strange floater
Wheels: Weld
Tyres: Hoosier
Parachutes: Stroud

Team Sponsors

Västerhejde Bilskador AB / Migatronic / Amalie