Michael Gullqvist won his third consecutive FIA European Pro Modified Championship in 2017, his sixth FIA title out of the last seven years and the seventh FIA title in the Swede’s illustrious Pro Mod career. Gullqvist claimed that seventh trophy in style as he only lost one elimination round this season, scoring an almost perfect 19 to 1 win/loss ratio and reset the European record to 5.833 seconds at Tierp Arena in August. Continue reading
A familiar car with a new driver is coming out at the tracks this summer. Per Magnusson from Gothenburg is an active and skilled guy that always have been interested of motorsports. Now he got his hands on a well-known Pro Modified car and the former driver of that car as crew chief.
A new look, new T-shirts, a new block, testing on the Dyno Unlimited dyno and more news about Michel Tooren and Pro Dutch Racing, the Pro Modified team from The Netherlands, participating in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. Continue reading
The Pro Modified class is constantly growing and for the coming season we can present some new drivers and teams. From Norway we can see a new team being formed for the class. But the fact that Stian Rusånes and Erik Hammer of Hammer Motorsport will be joining this summer, could be the first sign of a trend with more Norwegian teams to appear in the Pro Mod class in the future.
2017 Bilsportsgala in Gothenburg, Sweden awarded our skilled dragracing drivers. Alot of prices was handed out during the big gala dinner, where many in our dragracing family was gathering togheter for a fun and nice evening.
The Main Event kicks off Michel Tooren’s second season as a driver in drag racing and Pro Modified. After an extremely successful 2016 with two runner-up finishes, the number four position in the MSA British Pro Modified Championship, a stunning personal best of 6.005 seconds and the title ‘Most Promising Newcomer’, Pro Dutch Racing is looking forward to their second season with Tooren behind the wheel of the Pro Dutch Racing ’71 Plymouth Barracuda. Continue reading
There are only two weeks left before the season kicks off and there is still an awful lot of work to be done. “But we will make it. Finally we have all the parts we were waiting for and we can start building again,” said David Vegter, driver and driving force behind PTTM Drag Racing, the Dutch Pro Modified team that have been frontrunners in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship for many years now. “With The Main Event, the 2017 season finally kicks off on Saturday May 27, and I’m really looking forward to the coming season,” said Vegter. Continue reading
Swedish BILSPORT Magazine is the long-time class sponsor for the Pro Modified class. BILSPORT is one of the titles owned by the leading motor publishing house in the Nordic region. The company, Albinsson & Sjöberg, publishes around 15 magazine titles, which are distributed in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Poland. Furthermore some 15 exhibitions and events are arranged yearly attracting around 200 000 visitors. www.fabas.se
The BILSPORT Pro Mod class sponsorship is connected to the EDRS Pro concept, which is part of the Summit Racing EDRS Series. The BILSPORT Pro Mod calendar 2017 includes the four biggest drag racing events in the Nordic region:
15-18 June Tierp Arena SWE
30 June – July 2 Alastaro FIN
27-30 July Gardermoen NOR
24-27 August Tierp Arena SWE – FINALS
For the 2017 season the class sponsorship prize fund has been increased by 25% to 100 000 (SEK).
It will be shared by the top 5 drivers. Based on the final points rankings after the four events the winner gets SEK 50 000. The runner-up is entitled to SEK 20 000, while the 3rd placed driver will enjoy a payout of SEK 15 000 for his/her achievement. Position 4 is awarded with SEK 10 000 and finally the 5th position will get SEK 5 000.
The 2016 EDRS Pro winner Micke Gullqvist, Sweden appreciates BILSPORT´s continued support and confirms he will once again battle for the title;
– Yes, we will race the EDRS Pro Series again this year. We only have to add the race at Gardermoen, Norway, to the FIA tour we’re participating in to complete the EDRS.