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Swedish drivers on top after day one of qualifying for the SpeedEvents Internationals at Tierp Arena

Susanne Callin is in the provisional number one qualifying position in Top Fuel at the first day of qualifying for the SpeedEvents Internationals, round two of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Tierp Arena in Sweden. In Top Methanol Tony Bryntesson is the provisional leader, while in Pro Modified and Pro Stock Andreas Arthursson and Jimmy Ålund claimed the provisional number one qualifying position after two runs. With four drivers from Sweden leading their respective categories, the home crowd has plenty to cheer for on day two.

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FIA European Drag Racing Championship round 2 at Tierp Arena

After a weather affected start at Santa Pod Raceway, the FIA European Drag Racing Championship continues with the SpeedEvents Internationals at Tierp Arena, Sweden. Due to the rain, no winners were crowned in England, so let’s hope the full points and trophies can be awarded after a great race weekend at Tierp Arena. The first round of the FIA European Championship was an indication who might be the title favourites this season, but with four rounds to go and a tough competition, anything can happen.

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Team Rolfstad’s plan for the season

Norway’s Rolfstad Pro Drag Racing will head into FIM-E Super Twin competition at the SpeedEvents Internationals at Tierp buoyed by off season progress and promising early testing at their local Gardermoen track over the past couple of weeks. Second generation team rider and a sign of the future in European nitro bike ranks, John Rolfstad gave us the overview.

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Van Nimmen ready for Round Two

After a challenging opening event at the Main Event, Chris van Nimmen reflects on his runner up spot and the hard work the American Lifestyle team put in at Santa Pod and the preparation work required to contest the next round in FIM-E Super Twin action in Sweden.

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Christiansen, Lymant and King win, but rain defeats the rest of the FIM-E Main Event

To complete a frustrating meeting, rain eventually won much of eliminations day with a series of downpours disrupting and ultimately curtailing the opening round of this year’s FIM-E championship. This also included a shift to eighth mile running after the first set of eliminations due to problems drying the shutdown area, and then a final set of the wet stuff ended proceedings with only three classes completed.

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Rain brings early end to The Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway

Rain brought an early end to the eliminations of The Main Event, round one of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Santa Pod Raceway. After a rain delay in the morning, the FIA classes Top Fuel, Top Methanol and Pro Stock had completed their first round of eliminations, and Pro Modified their second round, when the rain came back several times. Although the Santa Pod Raceway crew did their very best to dry the track, it was impossible to start racing again.

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