Sydney’s Nitro Thunder May 5th, we lowered our PB to 5.802 seconds for the ¼ mile and backed it up with a 5.805 and a 5.806. Three runs back to back within 0.004 secs is a fantastic result for us.
We were pushing for some mid 5.8 passes after running all 5.9’s in Perth recently, but the car had more in it than expected and with a full crew and no major issues, there was more time to concentrate on tuning and it came together for a bit of a surprise.
A failed shift light saw the car on the rev limiter at the top of second gear for a ¼ of a second and lost Round 1 by 0.032 secs. Our 5.802 would have been a 5.78 or better.
I can’t thank the Sigra Crew, Sydney Dragway, 400Thunder and the team at Sigra Penrith
enough. It’s a mid-
The car is running straight and smoother than it has ever run and looking at the data I can see there is still room to make some gains, so I think we can get a bit quicker yet.
We’ll take a break through the winter months and come back testing in the spring, ready to race around Oct/Nov this year.
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