Vårgårda Dragway’s third event of the year is the first event of the 2016 EDRS. The renewed track will host this event as a Swedish Championship round for Jr dragsters and all classes up to Pro Street in EDRS.
Jr Dragster driver Patrik Lind from Borlange, who came third in the Swedish Drag racing Championship and fifth in the EDRS, is keen to get out on the track again. Dad Micke Lind hashelped Patrik with some off season love and attention to the Junior dragster.
Malmö, Sweden (April 9, 2016) – A change to the driver’s seat has been announced from The Old 51 Drag Racing Team. Magnus Petersson, owner and crew chief of The Old 51 Chevy Coupe Pro Mod, and driver Niclas Andersson had to make a tough decision this past week with Andersson’s back problems preventing him from competing on the FIA European Drag Racing Championship series.
As the 2016 FIA European Drag Racing season approaches, kicking off at Santa Pod, England in May, there is much news in the class to relate.
For the 2016 season, NHRA have mandated the use of Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) engines. The familiar hood scoops of Pro-Stock cars are no more, at least for the American racers of the NHRA. In Europe, the teams will be allowed to continue with naturally aspirated, carburettor power plants for the 2016 season. An EFI team would be allowed in to competition this year, however there are no such equipped teams therefore it is a largely irrelevant point. Continue reading