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Rikard Gustafsson, Marcus Christiansen, Fredrik Fredlund and Vesa Ruhanen leaders after Friday qualifying at Kauhava

Rikard Gustafsson stormed to a stunning 5.83 seconds to claim the number one qualifying position in Top Fuel Motorcycle at the first day of qualifying for the FHRA Nitro Nationals, the second round of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship at the brand new drag racing facility in Kauhava, Finland. In Super Twin Motorcycle Marcus Christiansen claimed the provisional number one qualifying position with a great 6.42 seconds. Pro Stock Motorcycle and Super Street Bike both have a Finnish number one qualifier so far. In Pro Stock Motorcycle it is Fredrik Fredlund with 7.09 seconds and in Super Street Bike Vesa Ruhanen with 7.08 seconds. Continue reading

Anita Mäkelä, Jonny Lagg, David Vegter and Jimmy Ålund leaders after the first day of qualifying at Kauhava

Anita Mäkelä raced to the provisional number one qualifying position in Top Fuel at the first day of qualifying for the FHRA Nitro Nationals, round three of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship at the brand new drag racing facility in Kauhava. With her elapsed time of 3.98 seconds, the reigning FIA European Top Fuel champion also recorded the first 3-second Top Fuel run in the history of Finnish drag racing. In Top Methanol Jonny Lagg is the leader after day one, while David Vegter stormed to a stunning 5.866 seconds in his first run on the new track to take the lead in Pro Modified. In Pro Stock championship leader Jimmy Ålund  claimed the provisional number one qualifying position after two runs. Continue reading

EDRS Pro Nordic MC heads to Kauhava for the first time

After the season kick off at Tierp Arena, the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship travels to the brand new Kauhava track for round two of the championship. The Tierp Internationals were blessed with excellent racing and new European records in Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle, a promising prospect for some exciting action at Kauhava. With Filippos Papafilippou, Marcus Christiansen, Vesa Ruhanen, Kalle Lyrén, Rasmus Östlund and Trygve Kaerstad Helgerud as the leaders in their respective categories, the EDRS Pro Nordic MC has riders from five countries in the number one position. Three of them will defend their leading position in Finland, while the other three will see their pursuers close the gap or even take the lead. Continue reading

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