Difference between revisions of "Mooneyes Dragster"
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In [] [[Sydney Allard]] built the first [[US]] inspired dragster of the [[UK]]. After completing [[The Allard Chrysler Dragster]], Sydney invited Dean and the Mooneyes Dragster to come to the [[UK]] to race.<ref>[[Jan-Odd Jakobsen]]</ref>
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The Mooneyes Dragster is a dragster owned, built and raced by Dean Moon. In 1961 Dean gained national attention when he built the famous Mooneyes Dragster. Built from a Dragmaster Chassis Kit, the dragster was built as a test-bench and promotional tool. It was initially powered by a Potvin blown Chevy, and at its first outing in 1961 it went 147 mph at 10.29 seconds. In 1962 the dragster was changed to a top mounted blower. Gary Cagle drove it 153.06 mph at 9.52 seconds, and won the Middle Eliminator at the Winternationals.
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