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Alastaro Circuit, the place to be for Finnish drag race fans

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Alastaro Circuit is the second stop for the riders and teams of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. With a racetrack, rally cross track and dragstrip, Alastaro is a multipurpose motorsport facility and very important for Finnish motorsport. But in the first weekend of July, with the FHRA Nitro Nationals, it’s all about drag racing at Alastaro. Teams and fans are looking forward to visit this special place. And as we understand, when you see ‘2 Moottoriurheilukeskus’, one of the most photographed road signs, you are almost there.  Continue reading

Asko Määttä in full swing for home race at Alastaro

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Finnish Super Twin Motorcycle racer Asko Määttä had to cancel his entry for the Tierp Internationals. Only a few days before the race, Baldie’s VooDoo Racing found out the engine explosion they suffered in a test run had also damaged the crankshaft. The Finnish team had no other choice then to skip the first round of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship in Sweden. But at their home track Alastaro, at the FHRA Nitro Nationals, Määttä will be back in competition.  Continue reading

Sverre Dahl, Samu Kemppainen, Robert Karlsson and Richard Stubbins shine at rain-plagued Tierp Internationals

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You can’t beat Mother Nature and that was once again proved at the Tierp Internationals at Tierp Arena. After an almost perfect Friday, and a rain shortened Saturday, bad weather was back on race day, and with only one elimination round in Super Street Bike completed, heavy showers made an early end to the opening round of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. That was a shame, as after great ETs in qualifying, with Sverre Dahl, Samu Kemppainen, Robert Karlsson and Richard Stubbins leading their categories, and an extremely close field in Pro Stock Motorcycle, everybody was looking forward to an action packed elimination day at Tierp Arena.  Continue reading

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