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Red Baron

Race Car Specs

Red Baron is an original 1976 Ford Mustang II body on a 118 inch chassis.

Powered by a 509 cubic inch big block Chevrolet with an 8:71 Supercharger coupled to a Rossler Powerglide transmission.

Best ET & MPH: 7.31 @ 184.5 mph

The History

Red Baron was an original Match Race car campaigned by Harold Thompson in 1976-1977.

Ever since I saw my first Funny Car event in 1977 at Dragway 42, I had a personal goal to restore and race an Alcohol Funny Car. The Red Baron was Made and Restored in the USA; A Dream Come True!

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Team Location

Copley, Ohio


  • Butch and Linda Chovan


  • Butch Chovan


  • Dave Puncheon
  • Mike Zahar
  • Mark Garber
  • Gary "Scooter" Yoder
  • Darrel Chovan
  • Gary Hengstenberger
  • Doug Kemp
  • Martin Norman
  • Jim Fox