Project Description

Specs & Info

  • The Illinois Patrol is a 1979 Dodge Omni with a 481 ci Big Block Chevrolet and a Turbo 400 transmission.
  • Best ET:  8.47 sec     Best MPH:  166 mph

History

  • Retired Police Sergeant, The Illinois Patrol Funny Car has been on patrol since February of 2008.
  • Celebrating 10 years of Fighting Crime and Evil Doers a ¼ Mile at a time.
  • Funny Car Nationals Injected Class Winner in 2009 and Funny Car Nationals Reaction Time winner in 2011.

Team Location

  • Hudson FL

Driver & Crew

  • Owner: Mike Johnstone
  • Driver: Mike Johnstone
  • Crew Chief: Mike Butler
  • Crew: Mary, Ashley, and Heather Johnstone

Sponsors

  • Richard Osting Racing Engines / Odessa Florida
  • Bayonet Performance / Bayonet Point Florida
  • Heartbreak Towing / Bolingbrook Illinois