2 Jun 12
Mr. Whippy Racing Team from Malta driving by Mr. Monty Bugeja set European Union (EU) best record time of 5.292 seconds at Santa Pod Raceway in United Kingdom with estimated horsepower over 3,300. According to the team, it is the fastest for a top methanol dragster outside of the U.S. Please join us to congratulate Mr. Whippy Racing Team……..
The Team: Mr. Whippy Racing Team
Owner: Joe Carabott
Driver: Monty Bugeja
Crew Chief: Remigio Arapa
Crews: Charlie Draper, Mervin Cassar, Sammy Cianter, Emanuel Pavia, Larry Mangion, Arnold Farrugia and Vince Carrabott.
Engine builder and tuner: Norm Grimes.
Chassis builder: Rick Santos
For engine oil: Torco TR-1 Racing Oil SAE 50 or SAE 60 depending on weather.
Lenco CS2 gearbox: Torco MTF
Rear differential: Torco RGO Racing Gear Oil SAE 250
Assembling engine: Torco MPZ Engine Assembly Lube for most engine parts, Torco HP Assembly Lube for valve train and hard to reach part with Torco Spray Lube.
Maintenance: Torco PL-50 Penetrating lubricant along with Torco Contact and Brake Cleaner.
The team is now on its way to Finland for their next race.