MTX Profile: Tony Pedregon

Tony Pedregon showing MTX sponsor patch

Tony Pedregon
Top Fuel Funny Car Driver

Top Fuel Funny Car Driver

MTX with Tony Pedregon in his Top Fuel Funny Car.

Blast Off!

About Tony Pedregon:

Tony Pedregon (born March 8, 1965) is a two-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car Champion from Torrance, California. He is also the youngest of the Pedregon brothers. Pedregon resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife Andrea. He has four children, two daughters, Cecily and Arielle, and two sons, Desidario and Benecio. He is also the son of Drag Racing Legend Flamin' Frank Pedregon.


Tony's Ride

Tony Pedregon at Pomona
Tony Pedregon Funny Car Sponsor MTX Audio

General Car Highlights

  • 1000 ft in under 4 secs
  • Pulls 5 g's 0-100 mph in 1 second
  • 8000 10,000 +HP

Engine Components

  • Cooling: Air
  • Rods BME-Forged
  • Crankshaft Winberg-Billet Steel
  • Horsepower 8000 HP
  • Fuel System rAGE-80 gpm
  • Electronics MSD-Dual 44 amp
  • Lubrication Q 70wt
  • Pistons Venolia-Forged
  • Tools Snap-On
  • Displacement 500 cubic inches
  • Engine Forged Aluminum V-8

Chassis and Tires

  • Paint Spies Hecker
  • Brakes Bendix CFD w/Dual
  • Fuel Nitromethane
  • Height 60"
  • Lenght 19'
  • Overall Distribution 60% rear, 40% front
  • Weight 2450 (w/driver)
  • Width 70"
  • Track 48"
  • Wheelbase 125"
  • Chassis McKinney-Chromoly