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2022 FIA European Drag Racing Championship calendar approved

At its meeting on 15th December the World Motor Sport Council of the FIA approved the six round 2022 FIA European Drag Racing Championship calendar:

26th-29th May, Great Britain, (Santa Pod Raceway)

16th-19th June, Sweden (Tierp Arena)

29th june-2nd July, Finland (Kauhava)

11th-14th August , Sweden (Tierp Arena)

26-28 August, Germany (HockenheimRing)

8th-11th September, Great Britain ( Santa Pod Raceway)

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Licence to win

She came to complete her licensing runs, saw the finish line in a superb 3.862 seconds and conquered the Euro Finals Shootout Top Fuel trophy by winning the final over Susanne Callin. In her first full pass Ida Zetterström stormed into the top four of the quickest Top Fuel drivers in Europe, a top four dominated by women. Those who are chasing the 2022 FIA European Top Fuel Championship title know that they have a new force to be reckoned with.

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David Vegter up to speed at Tierp Arena and Santa Pod Raceway

At Tierp Arena and Santa Pod Raceway David Vegter once again proved that he is a force to be reckoned with. The Dutchman and his new coloured Vegter Pro Mod Racing ’67 Chevrolet Camaro recorded quick elapsed times at both tracks. At Santa Pod’s Euro Finals Shootout Vegter claimed the number one qualifying position with 5.87 seconds, to advance to the final with 5.86 and 5.85 second elapsed times. In the final the Dutch driver was in the lead when the flexplate broke and he had to sit by and watch Bruno Bader pass him and take the win. Scoring a runner-up position and looking at the numbers, Vegter once again proved to be one of the frontrunners of the European Pro Modified category.

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Hans-Olav Olstad injured

We were very sorry to hear of the serious injuries of Hans-Olav Olstad after a bad high-speed accident after an engine explosion at Gardermoen Raceway last weekend. The Norwegian Super Twin racer was flown to the hospital with injuries to his face, chest and a lung.

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Rain brings early end to EDRS Pro Nordic MC eliminations at Tierp Arena

The weather was not with the racers of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship at Tierp Arena on Sunday. With only one round of eliminations in Super Twin Motorcycle and Super Street Bike completed, and Pro Stock Motorcycle in the line-up, it started to rain. With more rain to come in the next couple of hours, the race director was left no other choice than to cancel the remainder of the Summit Racing Scandinavian Nationals, the final round of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship.

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Jan Ericsson, Jonny Lagg and Jimmy Ålund number one qualifiers at Tierp Arena

After another great day of qualifying Jan Ericsson (Pro Modified), Jonny Lagg (Top Methanol) and Jimmy Ålund (Pro Stock) claimed the number one qualifying positions at the Summit Racing Scandinavian Nationals at Tierp Arena and will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s eliminations. Although not a race for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship, the 25 teams from the three FIA classes will do everything they can in tomorrow’s eliminations to take the trophy with them back home.

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

Andreas Arthursson raced to the provisional number one qualifying position in Pro Modified at the first day of qualifying for the Summit Racing Scandinavian Nationals at Tierp Arena. In Pro Stock Jimmy Ålund claimed the provisional number one qualifying position while in Top Methanol Jonny Lagg is the leader after day one. Although not a race for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship, 25 teams from three FIA classes take the opportunity this weekend to test and race in championship conditions.

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