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Stig Neergaard, Chris Polidano, Bruno Bader and Jimmy Alund provisional leaders at The Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway


Stig Neergaard

Stig Neergaard raced to the number one qualifying position in Top Fuel at the first day of qualifying for The Main Event, the first race of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. In Pro Modified Bruno Bader leads in a new personal best of 5.94 seconds at 234 mph. In Pro Stock Jimmy Alund is the provisional leader and in Top Methanol Dragster 2014 champion Chris Polidano from Malta is the leader after day one. Continue reading

Stefan Gunnarsson sticks to Top Fuel


Sweden’s Stefan Gunnarsson is leaving his injected-nitro Top Methanol Dragster in the workshop for the foreseeable future. Tuner Peter Lantz said that running both a Top Fuel Dragster and a Top Methanol Dragster was a crazy idea and that this season’s goal is to get Stefan’s Top Fueler into the threes – the sooner the better.  Continue reading

The Main Event kicks off a thrilling 2016 FIA European Championship season


Less than a week to go and the 2016 FIA European Drag Racing Championship kicks off with The Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway. All drivers will have to start from zero again and will do their very best to get their names on top of the championship standings after race one. In  Top Fuel, reigning champion Micke Kågered will face some strong competition, but the same can be said about champions Thomas Lindström and Michael Gullqvist in Pro Stock and Pro Modified. Santa Pod’s 50th Anniversary will be celebrated in style with a fantastic opening of the 2016 FIA European Championship. Continue reading

Ljungdahl Racing prepare for a full season


Bengt Ljungdahl joined the Pro Stock championship in 2014 with races at Alastaro and Tierp Arena. Two further FIA events followed in 2015. The team’s determination to run with the leaders was underlined over the closed season by the purchase of a Gray Motorsports 2015 Camaro. After testing at Tierp, Ljungdahl Racing are ready for a full season in the 2016 FIA European Pro Stock Championship. Continue reading

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