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At 3V Performance we recognize that to be a winner, you must be a part of winning team. We are proud to be a part of our customers' race team. In continued appreciation of our customers we acknowledge their accomplishments. 

 

Owner: Wayne Horton
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway Motor Home Center Top Eliminator Series
Vehicle:
Top Eliminator Dragster
Posted on: 12/07/2002

In the News:

2002 Champions Honored Posted Sunday, November 17, 2002 1:06 PM by nednews An intense, hard-fought battle came to an official close November 16, when New England Dragway crowned seven eliminator champions. 

Wayne Horton of Biddeford, Maine took top honors for the third time in four years claiming the Motor Home Center Top Eliminator title. Horton, who was initially thinking of not even pursuing the 2002 title, found himself in an intense battle to maintain his reign in Top ET.

Accomplishments:

  • 2002 IHRA - New England Dragway Motor Home Center Top Eliminator Series Champion
  • 2002 Racer of the Year
  • 2001 IHRA - New England Dragway Motor Home Center Top Eliminator Series Champion
  • 1999 IHRA - New England Dragway Motor Home Center Top Eliminator Series Champion

3V Performance Engine (2002):

  • 540ci BBC
  • Peak HP: 800 (Dyno Tested)
  • Peak TQ: 750

Best of: 7.5 ET @ 160 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
New England Dragway, Epping, NH (2002)

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Owner: Ralph Leo
Driver: Michelle Leo
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway Motor Home Center Top Eliminator Series
Vehicle:
Top Eliminator
Web Site:
www.leoracing.com
Posted on: 12/07/2002

3V performance provided Engine Dyno Testing services to Ralph and Michelle Leo during the 2002 racing season. 

Engine:

  • 383ci SBC Scott Shafioff Racing Engine

Best of: 9.6 ET @ 138 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
New England Dragway, Epping NH (2002)

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Owner: Mike Vigue
Driver:
Mike Vigue
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway QuickStreet
Vehicle:
1969 Chevy Camaro
Built By: Mike Vigue
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (2000):

  • Chris Alston Back-halved Mild Steel Chassis
  • 10 Point Roll Cage
  • Full Interior
  • Weight = 3,200 lbs
  • Rear Tires: 33/16-15

3V Performance Engine (2000, 2001):

  • 434ci SBC
  • Peak HP: 720 (Dyno Tested)
  • Peak TQ: 685

Best of: 9.501 ET @ 141 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
New England Dragway, Epping NH (2001)

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Owner: Mike Vigue
Driver:
Mike Vigue
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway QuickStreet
Vehicle:
1985 Buick Grand National
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (2000):

  • All STEEL, all ORIGINAL, fully dressed 
  • 8 Point Roll Cage
  • Weight = 3,400 lbs
  • Rear Tires = 29.5/9-15

3V Performance Engine (1998, 1999):

  • 434ci SBC
  • Peak HP: 685 (Dyno Tested)
  • Peak TQ: 655

Best of: 10.56 ET @ 126 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
Best of: 10.12 ET @ 129 MPH (150hp Nitrous)
New England Dragway, Epping NH (2001)

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Owner: Dave Brann
Driver:
Dave Brann & Tom Vigue Jr.
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway QuickStreet
Vehicle:
1966 Chevy SS Chevelle
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (2000):

  • All STEEL, all ORIGINAL, fully dressed 
  • 8 Point Roll Cage
  • Weight = 3,960 lbs
  • Rear Tires = 29.5/9-15

3V Performance Engine (1998, 1999, 2000):

  • 565ci BBC
  • Peak HP: 870 (Dyno Tested)
  • Peak TQ: 780

Best of: 9.89 ET @ 134 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
New England Dragway, Epping NH (1999)

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Owner: George Johnson
Driver:
Dan Johnson
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway Motor Home Center Top Eliminator Series
Vehicle:
1987 Chevy S-10
Built By: Dan & George Johnson
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (2002):

  • Chris Alston Back-halved Mild Steel Chassis
  • 10 Point Roll Cage
  • Weight = 3,200 lbs
  • Rear Tires = 33/16-15

3V Performance Engine (2000, 2001, 2002):

  • 383ci SBC
  • Peak HP: 600 (Dyno Tested)
  • Peak TQ: 565

Best of: 10.60 ET @ 128 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
New England Dragway, Epping NH (2002)

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Owner: Craig Wallingford
Driver:
Craig Wallingford
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway Motor Home Center Top Eliminator Series
Vehicle:
1969 Chevy Camaro
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (2002):

  • All STEEL, all ORIGINAL, fully dressed Muscle Car 
  • 8 Point Roll Cage
  • Weight = 3,400 lbs
  • Rear Tires = 29.5/9-15

3V Performance Engine (2000, 2001, 2002):

  • 540ci BBC
  • Peak HP: 865 (Dyno Tested)
  • Peak TQ: 845

Best of: 9.51 ET @ 141 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
New England Dragway, Epping NH (2002)

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Owner: Weston Currier
Driver:
Weston Currier
Race Series:
IHRA - Oxford Plains Dragway Top Eliminator Series
Vehicle:
1975 Chevy Camaro Z-28
Built By: Weston Currier
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (2002):

  • 10 Point Roll Cage
  • Weight = 3,200 lbs
  • Rear Tires = 29.5/9-15

3V Performance Engine (2000, 2001, 2002):

  • 383ci SBC
  • Peak HP: 600 (Dyno Tested)
  • Peak TQ: 565

Best of: 7.50 ET @ 105 MPH 1/8th mile (Naturally Aspirated) at Oxford Plains Dragway, Oxford ME (2002).

Owner: Tom Vigue Sr.
Driver:
Tom Vigue Sr.
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway
Vehicle:
1968 Chevy Camaro
Built By: Tom Vigue Sr., Tom Vigue Jr., Mike Vigue
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (1998):

  • Custom built 4-Link Rear Suspension by Tom Vigue Sr.
  • Custom built strut front-end by Tom Vigue Sr.
  • 12 point roll cage
  • Weight = 2,240 lbs
  • Rear Tires: 30/15-15

3V Performance Engine:

  • 427ci BBC
  • Peak HP: 600
  • Peak TQ: 585

Best of: 9.56 ET @ 138 MPH (Naturally Aspirated)
 at New England Dragway, Epping NH (1998)

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Owner: Tom Vigue Jr.
Driver:
Tom Vigue Jr.
Vehicle:
1970 SS Chevy Chevelle
Built By: Tom Vigue Jr.
Posted on: 12/07/2002

Vehicle Specs (1995):

  • Back-halved Mild Steel Chassis
  • 10 point roll cage
  • Rear Tires: 33/18.50-15

3V Performance Engine:

  • 468ci BBC
  • 6:71 Blower
  • Peak HP: 900
  • Peak TQ: 800

Photo: 1995

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Photo: 1995

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Owner: Tom Vigue Sr.
Driver:
Tom Vigue Sr.
Race Series:
IHRA - New England Dragway
Vehicle:
1968 Chevy Camaro
Built By: Tom Vigue Sr.
Posted on: 1/14/2003

Vehicle Specs:

  • Stock Suspension
  • 8 point roll cage
  • Weight = 3,200 lbs

Photo 1988

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Photo 1988

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Photo 1981

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Photo 1978

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Owner: Tom Vigue Sr.
Driver:
Tom Vigue Sr.
Race Series:
IHRA - Oxford Plains Dragway
Vehicle:
1940 Ford Willis
Built By: Tom Vigue Sr.
Posted on: 1/14/2003

Vehicle Specs:

  • Stock Suspension
  • 8 point roll cage
  • Weight = 3,400 lbs

Best of: 6.69 ET @ 102 MPH 1/8 Mile (Naturally Aspirated)
 at Oxford Plains Dragway (1978)

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Owner: Tom Vigue Sr.
Driver:
Tom Vigue Sr.
Race Series:
IHRA - Oxford Plains Dragway
Vehicle:
1967 Chevy Camaro
Built By: Tom Vigue Sr.
Posted on: 1/14/2003

Vehicle Specs:

  • Stock Suspension
  • 8 point roll cage
  • Weight = 3,400 lbs

Best of: 7.47 ET @ 92 MPH 1/8 Mile (Naturally Aspirated)
 at Oxford Plains Dragway (1975)

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Photo 1976

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 Photo 1976

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