Gunnar Pálmi Pétursson_mini
The Driver

Name:
Gunnar Pálmi Pétursson
Whereabouts:
Höfn
Country:
Iceland

Start No:
248
Class:
Modified
Team:
Team Snáðinn
Club:
BA

Background:

Occupation: automotive master mechanic, owns and operates automobile repair center in is hometown in iceland.

First race in 1988 and has competed since, had a three year abscence until 2000.
65 throphies earned, 27 first place throphies and 9 performance trophies.

1996. Icelandic champion and world champion.
1997. Icelandic champion and world champion.
1998. icelandic champion, 2nd place world champion.
1999. icelandic champion, 2nd place world champion.
2000. icelandic champion and world champion

Nominated as Driver of the Year in Iceland 1996, 1997, 1998 and 2000. Won Driver of the Year in 2000

Photograph: Lars Mårtensson (www.griddd.se)
Photograph: Lars Mårtensson (www.griddd.se)
The Racecar

Engine:
Chevy 427 SBC
Engine power in HP:
600+
NOS:
Yes
Engine power with Nitro (in HP):
150
Turbo:
No
Engine power with turbo (in HP):

What part/parts of the engine is tuned?

Let us know how your engine is tuned?
Custom made engine from Bill Mitchell racing with updated AFR heads

Torque (nm):
458
Transmission:
Powerglide
Transfercase:
Icelandic special
Chassis:
1974 Bronco
How many meters of tube are your tubular frame made of?
36 Meters
What kind of tubes have you used?
2,6mm, 4,0mm
The tube dimensions in mm (diameter x thickness):
49×2,6 mm and 4,0
Car body:
Ford CJ2A

Suspension:
KONI/Renault/Caprice Classic

Wheelbase:

Front axles:
Dana 44
If your front axle is a hybrid, tell us how?

Rear axles:
Ford 9”
If your rear axle is a hybrid, tell us how?

Tires – Front:
Sand Tires
Tires – Rear:
Sand Tires