Funny car racing is never a one-man operation. Lou is helped by Rick Kinelski, who serves as crew chief; Karen Z.; and Ed Applegate when the car is in operation. He also thanks friend Joe Alexander, current NHRA champion Frank Manzo, and his parents Nuzio and Rose.
The '70s were a wild time in drag racing. Through the efforts of Lou Sgro and Co., nostalgia drag racing is getting a real flashback to those days.
Specifications:Lou Sgro's '71 Dodge Challenger Funny CarBuilt: 1970Chassis: Woody GilmoreBody: Fiberglass TrendsOriginal Driver: Kenney GoodellCurrent Driver: Lou SgroWheelbase: 118-inchesEngine: KB AluminumHeads: Brad AndersonCam: Competition Cams' 750-inch lift RollerBlower: KuhlInjector: EnderleFuel: MethanolHorsepower: 1800 (estimated)Wheels: Halibrand magnesiumTransmission: 3-speed LencoRear: 4.30 DanaPerformance Best: 7.41 seconds at 192 mph