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Michael Malmgren, patience and perseverance paid off

Michael Malmgren claimed the 2023 FIA European Pro Stock Championship in a nerve-wracking semifinal at the final round of the championship at Santa Pod Raceway. At the halfway point of the season, the title seemed to be far away for the Pro Stock veteran. But together with his team, Malmgren didn’t give up, his luck turned and at the European Finals it all fell into place with a new FIA European Championship as a result.

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Jimmy Ålund crowns fulltime Pro Stock comeback with 11th category title

After two seasons taking part in only a few Pro Stock races a year, Jimmy Ålund was back for a full season in 2019 in the category he loves the most. And his opponents knew it, as Ålund immediately claimed the title, his 11th FIA European Pro Stock Championship, and a Pro Modified title included, his 12th in total! The Summit Racing Camaro driver won three races and finished as the runner-up two times to claim the title with a 155-point advantage over Robin Norén. As the icing on the cake of a great 2019 season, Ålund, European Pro Stock speed record holder since 2015, also claimed the European Pro Stock ET record back. Continue reading

Stefan Ernryd with Dicopay in pink

With immediate effect Dicopay is the main sponsor of Stefan Ernryd’s Dodge Dart. And the new design can’t be missed as the familiar purple Pro Stocker is now striking pink. It’s great to see Dicopay back in drag racing as the company was also the main partner for Ernryd in 2017. Continue reading

A comeback from far behind for Bengt Ljungdahl

In the next couple of weeks we will pay attention to the 2018 FIA European Drag Racing and EDRS Pro Nordic MC champions. We kick off with Bengt Ljungdahl, the only reigning FIA European champion who was able to extend his title with another number one spot. But after two races in the season, the Swede was in third spot, 61 points behind the leader and another title seemed to be far away.   Continue reading

Robin Norén step-by-step to the Pro Stock top

Drag Racers are an eclectic and generally likeable bunch of people and all have a story of how they came to be at the track racing, crewing, marshalling or spectating. Among these stories there is occasionally one that stands out a little higher than the rest. Robin Norén’s is one such story. When I first met Robin and his team, they were attending the Main Event at Santa Pod in 2017. Travelling in a converted removals truck which I think is older than Robin, the team made an immediate impression on me. As we got to know them better, we realised that this was a team driven by a love of racing, a love of engineering and a competitive spirit that could not be diminished. Continue reading

Number one for Bengt Ljungdahl

The 2017 season was one to remember for Bengt Ljungdahl as the Swedish driver won his first FIA European Pro Stock Championship. With the blue VP Racing Fuels backed Chevrolet Camaro, he succeeded the other blue Camaro of 10-time European champion Jimmy Ålund. With the number one on the car, Ljungdahl will go for another title in 2018, but as the competition in Pro Stock is extremely close, he knows it will be tough. Continue reading

Nitro Nationals 2017 winners

Åke Persson took his first win in Pro Modified Summit Racing EDRS Series this weekend at Alastaro Circuit in Finland. Michael Gullqvist set a new track record in Pro Modified at 5.88 sec first round out on friday. And the weather was as good as ever all weekend.

 

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