At Speedworld Dragstrip in Arizona, Eric Calabrese and Scott Fetherolf managed to do what no other VW Doorslammer could.
Their ’57 VW Sedan (The Red Baron) smashed its way into the 7 second zone with an amazing pass of firstname.lastname@example.org. This is the first time in history that a VW Doorslammer of any kind has run a 7 second quarter mile!
It’s worth noting the Red Barron is a stock wheelbase and back-halved car running a 2.3 liter air-cooled boxer engine. Turbosmart’s Pro-Gate50 helps in controlling the boost.