Team Rolfstad’s plan for the season

Norway’s Rolfstad Pro Drag Racing will head into FIM-E Super Twin competition at the SpeedEvents Internationals at Tierp buoyed by off season progress and promising early testing at their local Gardermoen track over the past couple of weeks. Second generation team rider and a sign of the future in European nitro bike ranks, John Rolfstad gave us the overview.

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Van Nimmen ready for Round Two

After a challenging opening event at the Main Event, Chris van Nimmen reflects on his runner up spot and the hard work the American Lifestyle team put in at Santa Pod and the preparation work required to contest the next round in FIM-E Super Twin action in Sweden.

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Christiansen, Lymant and King win, but rain defeats the rest of the FIM-E Main Event

To complete a frustrating meeting, rain eventually won much of eliminations day with a series of downpours disrupting and ultimately curtailing the opening round of this year’s FIM-E championship. This also included a shift to eighth mile running after the first set of eliminations due to problems drying the shutdown area, and then a final set of the wet stuff ended proceedings with only three classes completed.

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Rain brings early end to The Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway

Rain brought an early end to the eliminations of The Main Event, round one of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Santa Pod Raceway. After a rain delay in the morning, the FIA classes Top Fuel, Top Methanol and Pro Stock had completed their first round of eliminations, and Pro Modified their second round, when the rain came back several times. Although the Santa Pod Raceway crew did their very best to dry the track, it was impossible to start racing again.

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Rain cuts FIM-E Main Event qualifying very short on Sunday

Sunday at the Main Event turned out to be one of those curate’s eggs that is occasionally thrown the way of the FIM-E racers. A late start thanks to heavy rain overnight and the FIA cars (and some others) taking precedence in the running order, there was but one run (Jerome Rougemont in Pro Stock Bike) before the rain returned, not once, but twice bringing an end to proceedings.

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Jndia Erbacher, David Vegter, Tony Bryntesson and Jimmy Ålund number one qualifiers at The Main Event

Jndia Erbacher (Top Fuel), David Vegter (Pro Modified) and Jimmy Ålund (Pro Stock) remained the number one qualifiers for The Main Event with the elapsed times they recorded on the Saturday. Only in Top Methanol there was a new leader as Tony Bryntesson recorded 5.36 seconds to take over the number one qualifying position. Thus Erbacher, Vegter, Ålund and Bryntesson are the four drivers who will lead their respective categories into Monday’s eliminations at the opening round of the 2024 FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Santa Pod Raceway.

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