Rain makes early end to FHRA Nitro Nationals in Finland


Stig Neergaard

Rain made an early end to the FHRA Nitro Nationals at Alastaro, Finland. After an exiting first round in Top Fuel and Pro Modified, with an early exit of number one qualifier Michael Gullqvist, a thunderstorm interrupted the third round of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. The track crew almost got the Alastaro dragstrip in racing condition twice, when at 3.30 PM another heavy shower left the race director no other option than to cancel the event.  Continue reading

Samu Kemppainen, Kalle Lyrén, Jan Sturla Hegre and Richard Stubbins number one qualifiers at FHRA Nitro Nationals


Kalle Lyrén

Samu Kemppainen raced to the number one qualifying position in Super Twin Motorcycle at the final day of qualifying for the FHRA Nitro Nationals, round two of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship at Alastaro, Finland. In Pro Stock Motorcycle Kalle Lyrén stunned with his first ever 6-second run in Europe to claim the number one qualifying position. In Top Fuel Motorcycle Friday leader Jan Sturla Hegre stayed in the number one position, while in Super Street Bike Richard Stubbins was back to form and will enter eliminations as the number one qualifier.  Continue reading

Friday leaders Stig Neergaard, Michael Gullqvist, Bengt Ljungdahl and Johnny Oksa hold on for top spots at Alastaro


Stig Neergaard

Friday leaders Stig Neergaard (Top Fuel), Michael Gullqvist (Pro Modified), Bengt Ljungdahl (Pro Stock) and Johnny Oksa (Top Methanol Funny Car) claimed the number one qualifying positions at the FHRA Nitro Nationals at Alastaro and will lead their classes into Sunday’s eliminations at round three of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. Continue reading

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