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Santa Pod Raceway welcomes the FIA European Championship grand finale

The FIA European Drag Racing Championship reaches its climax with the European Finals at Santa Pod Raceway, the traditional grand finale of the season. In all four categories the championship still has to be decided and although in three classes the points leader has a clear advantage, it’s drag racing so anything can happen. In Top Fuel Antti Horto is the clear favourite to claim his first FIA European title, while in Pro Stock Jimmy Ålund can collect his 12th (!) FIA European title in this category. In Pro Modified Jan Ericsson is the points leader, but the reigning champion can’t afford any mistake in England. In Top Methanol the title fight is open with only 12 points between leader and reigning champion Sandro Bellio and Hockenheim winner Jonny Lagg. All in all there are great prospects for a spectacular grand finale.

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The NitrOlympX, round three of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship

The 2022 FIA European Drag Racing Championship is at the halfway point of the season and with the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp Arena just finished, it’s time for the famous NitrOlympX at the Rico Anthes Quartermile of the HockenheimRing. Ida Zetterström (Top Fuel), Sandro Bellio (Top Methanol), Jan Ericsson (Pro Modified) and Robin Norén (Pro Stock) are the current leaders, but in Germany they will meet some tough and sometimes even new competition.

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FIA European Drag Racing Championship returns to action at Tierp Arena

The FIA European Drag Racing Championship kicks off the second part of the season with the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp Arena, Sweden. After the opening round at Santa Pod Raceway it was quiet for a while, but with three races in the span of four weeks, the drivers and teams of the most prestigious drag racing championship in Europe will have no time to relax. Antti Horto (Top Fuel), Sandro Bellio (Top Methanol) and Jan Ericsson (Pro Modified) were the winners in England and are the leaders in their respective categories. At Tierp Arena the frontrunners will meet even tougher competition then they had at Santa Pod, and they will have to perform at their very best to remain their leading positions.

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The FIA European Drag Racing Championship kicks off with The Main Event

Only a few days to go and the 2022 FIA European Drag Racing Championship kicks off with The Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway. After the coronavirus caused a 2-year break, it’s finally time to get back to action for the most prestigious drag racing championship in Europe. Anita Mäkelä (Top Fuel), Sandro Bellio (Top Methanol), Jimmy Ålund (Pro Stock) and Jan Ericsson (Pro Modified) were the 2019, and due to the break still defending champions. Who will there be at the season opening round in England and who are the favourites? Will there be some new stars coming up, or will the more familiar names shine again?

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