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Rikard Gustafsson, Hans Olav Olstad, Thomas Olsen and Mogens Lund leaders after Friday qualifying at Tierp Internationals

Rikard Gustafsson stormed to a stunning 5.84 seconds to claim the number one qualifying position in Top Fuel Motorcycle at the first day of qualifying for the Tierp Internationals, the season-opening round of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. In Super Twin Motorcycle Hans Olav Olstad claimed the number one qualifying position, while in Super Street Bike Mogens Lund stormed to a 6.98 seconds personal best to lead his category after two runs. In Pro Stock Motorcycle Thomas Lysebraate Olsen is the leader after Friday qualifying. Continue reading

EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship kicks off at Tierp Arena

Only a few days to go and the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship kicks off with its traditional opener, the Tierp Internationals at Tierp Arena. Stability is what teams and promotors want and so the most prestigious motorcycle championship of Northern Europe once again counts six different categories and will be decided in four races. Tommy Grimes Jr., Thomas Lysebraate Olsen, Jan Sturla Hegre, Mogens Lund, Emil Östlund and Iiro Reinola are the 2017 champions and until a few weeks ago the great news was that they would all be back at Tierp to start their title defence. Unfortunately, The Beast Dragbike Team had to withdraw their entry as Grimes has to deal with some health issues and can’t come to Europe. Looking at the entry lists, the five defending champions will get nothing for granted and will meet tough competition. Continue reading

Vance & Hines contingency partner for EDRS Pro Stock Motorcycle

This season, and for the fifth consecutive year, Vance & Hines, the world famous American manufacturer of aftermarket motorcycle performance parts, will be a contingency partner for Pro Stock Motorcycle in the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. “We have some great racers representing us in Europe. We want to help support and give back to the people that believe in the Vance & Hines products. The racer that buys our products and supports our company deserves to get something in return, and this is the best way to reach them, we feel,” said Eddie Krawiec, 2017 and four-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, rider of the Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson and business manager for the Vance & Hines race shop. Continue reading

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