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MSA British Drag Racing Championship
Kristian Nystrom

Kristian Nystrom

Car: '57 Chevrolet Bel Air
Occupation: Engineer
Home Town/Country: Mäntsälä, Finland
Team: Alho & Lähdemaa
Best ET: 6.165 seconds
Best Terminal Speed: 232.49mph

Alho & Lähdemaa team made UK debut with Ford Thunderbird at 2008 Main Event. Returned to Santa Pod for 2009 Main Event (MSA Rnd.2) in familiar green/white Chevy Bel Air formerly owned by Danny Cockerill. Qualified 14th, topped 230mph barrier while losing opening round. Later set new personal bests in Finland.

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Car Specifications

Car / bodyshell: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
Chassis: Andy Robinson Race Cars
Engine: 514ci Brad Anderson Ent. – supercharged/methanol
Supercharger/Turbos: DPME M5
Pistons: JE
Ignition: MSD 44
Transmission: Lenco CS1
Clutch: East West Engineering  
Rear axle: Mark Williams
Wheels: Weld
Tyres: Hoosier
Parachutes: Stroud

Team Sponsors

Road Rider / Mad Croc Energy Drink