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Vesa Ruhanen, more, faster and quicker in 2016

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When a rider could earn bonus points for being the first to enter the championship, Vesa Ruhanen would now be the leader, as the Finn was one of the first riders to register for the 2016 EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship in Super Street Bike, and not without reason. After a season with only two races, Ruhanen can’t wait to start racing again and is looking for a bit more of everything; more races, more wins and a first 6-second time slip.  Continue reading

Summit Racing Equipment joins Contingency Program

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Summit Racing Equipment has joined the EDRS Speedgroup contingency program for 2016. The program is in effect for five races in the EDRS car classes. The winner of each Sportsman class will get a $200 USD Summit Racing gift certificate, and the runner-up will get a $100 USD certificate. The only condition is that the cars must have Summit Racing decals on both sides of the car. No previous purchase is needed. Continue reading

Gators for Kalle Lyrén

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Kalle Lyrén will kick off his 2016 season where he left off in 2015: in the United States! The 2014 EDRS Pro Nordic Pro Stock Motorcycle champion will compete in the NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway in Florida, the season’s first of 16 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. The American dream part two!  Continue reading

The Beast is back to win the EDRS Pro Nordic MC Super Twin title

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Per Bengtsson and his ‘The Beast Dragbike team’ will compete in the full 2016 EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship tour and only have one ambition: ‘to take home the title for our main sponsor Red Line Oil’. And when the season goes as planned and The Beast is as competitive as the team know it can be, England and The USA are the next targets for the most aggressive and noisiest Super Twin in Europe. Continue reading

Jonnie Lindberg wins again at Pomona, Leanders, Ålund and Svensson less fortunate

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The Circle K NHRA Winternationals kicked off the 2016 American drag racing season. With Jonnie Lindberg and Ulf Leanders in Top Alcohol Funny Car, and Jimmy Ålund and Markus Svensson in Stock Eliminator, four Swedes entered the tradition-rich first race of the season at the historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Lindberg, the 2015 NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Funny Car champion and defending Winternationals winner, had the best possible start of the season by bringing another Wally to the winners circle. Leanders was defeated in the quarter finals when he was hit by tire shake, while Ålund and Svensson both pulled red lights in early rounds of eliminations. Continue reading

Another busy season for Kenneth Holmberg

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Kenneth Holmberg and his Swecomposite Pro Stock Motorcycle team are working hard on their preparations for a busy 2016 season.  “We are working hard on updating the bike and on appearing at some partners/company events during the spring. There is a lot of planning to be done for 20,000 kilometers of travel during the race season”, said Kenneth Holmberg.  Continue reading

Playboy Energy Drink gives Vegter Pro Mod Racing energy to play

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Vegter Pro Mod Racing get an extra energy injection, as the Dutch drag racing team is proud to announce Playboy Energy Drink as a new partner. The world famous logo will be seen on the Vegter Pro Mod Racing ’67 Camaro in their 2016 FIA European Pro Modified Championship campaign. “A great name and a world famous logo, of course I’m very proud and happy to represent them”, said David Vegter. After last week’s announcement that Sonic Equipment and WVB Holland extended their partnership with the team, there is even more good news, as longtime partner HKR Techniek will also support the Dutch Pro Modified team again in 2016.  Continue reading

Sonic and Vegter Pro Mod Racing extend partnership for 2016 FIA European Championship

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David Vegter is proud to announce that Sonic Equipment and his team Vegter Pro Mod Racing will extend their partnership for another year! In 2015 the name of the well-known hand tools company was seen on the Vegter Pro Mod Racing ’67 Camaro for the first time. Sonic and Vegter Pro Mod Racing were both happy with the results of their cooperation and so Sonic decided to support the team again in their 2016 FIA European Pro Modified Championship campaign. “I’m very proud that such a well-known company wants us to represent their name at the European race tracks for the second consecutive year. We will do the full FIA EC tour and want to do even better than we did last season”, said a motivated Vegter.    Continue reading

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