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VP Racing Fuels are more than just Speedgroup’s official racing fuel partner

The 2020-season marks the fourth year in the partnership between VP Racing Fuels and Speedgroup. The cooperation started in 2017 when VP Racing Fuels joined the Speedgroup contingency program and was intensified one year later when VP Racing Fuels was named the official racing fuel partner for Speedgroup. Peter Coleman, VP Racing Fuels Business Development Consultant for Europe, looks back at this great period, but even more importantly, looks ahead to an even brighter future. Continue reading

Matthew Carabott makes full-time debut in FIA European Championship

Matthew Carabott will make his debut in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship as the driver of the famous Maltese Mr. Whippy Racing Top Methanol Dragster. Carabott, who made his licencing runs last year at Santa Pod Raceway, will get off to a flying start of his career with a full season in competition, as the team have planned to take part in all five rounds of the FIA European Championship. Continue reading

Tony Bryntesson with A-Fuel Team Sweden back to quarter mile racing

Jonny Lagg and Tony Bryntesson

The name Tony Bryntesson will not immediately ring a bell for the latest generation of drag race fans in Europe, but it will for the die-hard fans from the 1980s and 90s. After a career in several categories up to Top Fuel, the Swede made his last quarter mile runs in 1995 before switching to circuit racing and starting his own team in the V8 Thunder Car Series. But as has happened so many times before, the attraction of nitro and the quarter mile came back and thanks to Jonny Lagg, after a 25-year break, Bryntesson will be back in action and again in a nitro car, an A-Fueler in the FIA European Top Methanol Championship. Continue reading

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