Registered Race No: TC7 Vehicle Type: Dragster BEST ET and Speed: 7.2 seconds 179.9 MPH Chassis make & construction Style: Russ Carpenter - Rear Engined Built 1972 Wheelbase: 213" Body Make, Year & Construction Style: Full Aluminium Dennis Priddle Built 1980 Engine Make & Size: Daimler 2.5 155 c.i. Transmission Make: B&J 3 speed Rear Axle Make : 9" Ford Gear Ratios: 3.90 Wheel Make: Centerline Rears, Russ Carpenter Spoke Fronts Slicks Make & Size: M&H 17x33 5x16 Supercharger & Fuel system: GMC 3.71 Charger Russ Carpenter Endle Style Fuel: Nitro 85%+ The car is powered by a Daimler 2.5 litre V8 engine producing 1500 horse power (approx.) and uses a mixture of Nitro Methane and Methanol as fuel, costing more than £30 per gallon. The dragster sprints the ¼ mile strip (400 meters) in just 7.20 seconds at a speed of 179.9 MPH (288 KPH) and in perfect race conditions has been computed to accelerate up to 100 MPH in 1.20 seconds. The car consumes 11 litres of fuel during the ¼ mile race, this is the equivalent of 10 gallons per mile.