Monthly Archives: August 2016

Samu Kemppainen, Kalle Lyrén, Thomas Pettersson and Richard Stubbins Friday leaders at Scandinavian Internationals

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Samu Kemppainen

Samu Kemppainen raced to the number one qualifying position in Super Twin Motorcycle at the first day of qualifying for the Scandinavian Internationals, the fourth and final round of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Kalle Lyrén almost broke the 7-second barrier again at Tierp Arena and is the leader with 7.00 seconds, while in Top Fuel Motorcycle Thomas Pettersson and in Super Street Bike Richard Stubbins are the leaders at Tierp Arena with still two qualifying runs on Saturday to go. Continue reading

An excited Tommy Grimes heading for Europe

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For the first time in his twenty years of racing, Tommy Grimes will make his debut on the European drag racing scene as he arrives at the Tierp Arena track for this weekend’s Scandinavian Internationals. Grimes is best known for riding the late Ray Price´s drag bikes during a ten year period with a lot of victories under his belt. Now he will enter the Super Twin Motorcycle category in the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship on Per Bengtsson’s famous parallel twin ‘The Beast’. Continue reading

Scandinavian Internationals, the EDRS Pro Nordic MC finals at Tierp Arena

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The Scandinavian Internationals is the fourth and final round of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. Two and a half months after the championship kicked off at Tierp Arena, the EDRS Pro Nordic MC is back at the state-of-the-art drag race facility north of Stockholm. Samu Kemppainen (Super Twin Motorcycle), Kalle Lyrén (Pro Stock Motorcycle), Henri Kolehmainen (Super Street Bike) and Rikard Gustafsson (Top Fuel Motorcycle) enter the final round as the leader in their respective categories. Bianca Nilsson is the favourite to become the first EDRS Pro Nordic Super Comp Bike champion and you don’t have to be a fortune-teller to see that Janne Koskinen will be crowned as the champion in Super Gas Bike at the Scandinavian Internationals. Continue reading

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