Monthly Archives: June 2019

Inaugural FIA European Drag Racing Championship race at Kauhava

After two excellent races at Santa Pod Raceway and Tierp Arena, it’s already time for race number three of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship, the FHRA Nitro Nationals at the brand new racetrack in Kauhava, Finland. In Top Fuel Anita Mäkelä won the first two races of the season, while Jimmy Ålund took both victories in Pro Stock, and so these two drivers have a reasonable margin to the numbers two in their respective categories. Jonny Lagg and Jan Ericsson travel to Finland as the leaders in Top Methanol and Pro Modified, but in these two categories the pursuers are not far behind. Continue reading

VP Racing Fuels at Kauhava

Message from contingency partner VP Racing Fuels

Specialty Engineering / VP Racing Fuels Finland will supply VP fuels to the Kauhava FIA race on July 5-7th. Please place your order at race(at)speceng.fi latest by July 2nd. Motorsport 109 and C85 fuels are available in 5 gallon pails and 15 gallon drums, M1 and M5 methanol in 5 gallon pails. Handy plastic 5 gallon VP fuel jugs for easy refuelling are also available. Please be sure to show the VP decals on your car/bike to be eligible for the contingency pay-outs, decals available at our ‘little fuel shop’ at track. See you at Kauhava !

Simo Patoharju,

SCE Engineering Oy, Jokisuuntie 3, FIN-00560 Helsinki, Finland

tel +358-440-705 835, www.speceng.fi

Anita Mäkelä, Jonny Lagg, Jan Ericsson and Jimmy Ålund winners at Tierp Internationals in Sweden

Anita Mäkelä from Finland raced to victory in the Top Fuel final of the Tierp Internationals, round two of the 2019 FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Tierp Arena, Sweden. The reigning champion defeated Micke Kågered. In Top Methanol Jonny Lagg defeated Silvio Strauch to take the win. In Pro Modified Jan Ericsson took the win over David Vegter, while in Pro Stock Jimmy Ålund defeating Michael Malmgren in the final. For Mäkelä and Ålund it was their second consecutive win as they both won the opening round in their category at Santa Pod as well. Continue reading

Liam Jones, Daniel Jedborn, Michael Malmgren and Andreas Arthursson number one qualifiers at Tierp Internationals

Liam Jones (Top Fuel), Daniel Jedborn (Top Methanol), Andreas Arthursson (Pro Modified) and Michael Malmgren (Pro Stock) claimed the number one qualifying positions at the Tierp Internationals at Tierp Arena and will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s eliminations at the second round of the 2019 FIA European Drag Racing Championship. Continue reading

Liam Jones, Jonny Lagg, Andreas Arthursson and Jimmy Ålund leaders after the first day of qualifying for the Tierp Internationals at Tierp Arena

Liam Jones raced to the number one qualifying position in Top Fuel at the first day of qualifying for the Tierp Internationals, round two of the 2019 FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Tierp Arena. In Top Methanol Jonny Lagg is the leader after two runs, while in Pro Modified Andreas Arthursson stormed to a great 5.84 seconds and is in the number one qualifying position. In Pro Stock multiple champion Jimmy Ålund claimed the provisional number one qualifying position. Continue reading