We have come a long way, but have a long road ahead..
May 6th: Today is one of those magic days. The first race of the season is on its way and reports från Vårgårda Dragway, Sweden says they are having great weather and have completed qualifications. We are entering “race mode” and that is a special feeling. Continue reading
The 2015 Pro-Stock champion will forever be listed as Thomas Lindström. The team that he won the championship with will equally be listed as Team R/T Ernryd cars. The PS 1 plate for 2016 will be attached to the Dodge Stratus once again, however the title sponsor will now be DK Lyft and the Ernryd cars name will adorn a different car with Ernryd cars owner Stefan Ernryd behind the wheel. Continue reading
Kuwait’s Hussain Al Shammari, who has raced in PDRA in the USA as well as the Arabian Drag Racing League winning events in Qatar and Bahrain, will join the Pro Modified entry at the FIA Main Event at Santa Pod Raceway on 27th-30th May. Hussain confirmed to Eurodragster.com that he will be driving Norbert Kuno’s second blown-alcohol Avenger. Hussain plans to contest the whole FIA Tour. Continue reading
Anders Nilsson racing-team had a great season last year; Anders won the FIA race at Alastaro in Finland. This was his first FIA/EDRS win since he started racing in the Pro Modified. Anders ended up in seventh place in the FIA Drag racing Championship, fourth in the Swedish Drag racing Championship and third in the EDRS. The beautiful green Cuda is getting closer to what Anders had in mind when he started to race.
After licencing in 2014, Björn Mårtensson made his official Top Fuel debut in 2015 with three races in the FIA European Championship. This year, the Top Fuel driver and his Nitrobear team are stepping up their operation, and with five races, including Santa Pod, they want to do an almost full championship tour. “There’s nothing as cool as racing a Top Fueler! We learned so much last year with the tuning but also working together as a team. This season we want to go faster, but also keep the car in one piece,” said Mårtensson, already looking forward to the start of the season. Continue reading
Pro Stock racer Christian Sagelv of Stockholm, Sweden is replacing his previously raced Ford Escort with a Jerry Haas built 2012 Ford Mustang. The new car will make its competition debut at the NitrOlympX or Scandinavian Internationals. Continue reading
Adam Flamholc gave us a teaser recently that he got an offer he couldn’t resist. And now he have given us the release of his plans during this season. And it´s very exciting and unexpected, and in the very opposite direction of his ordinary racing domain.
The NitrOlympX is always one of the highlights of the European drag racing season. The Hockenheimring facility, the special atmosphere of the Motodrome and of course the traditional Saturday Night Show all make this race of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship a special one. After the very successful 30th edition last year, number 31 promises to be even bigger and better. Now, with the start of the 2016 FIA season quickly approaching, it’s time for an interview with Jerry Lackey, who since 2009 has been the race director of the NitrOlympX and with 47 years in drag racing is one of the most experienced people in the sport. The former racer and still promoter, organizer and race director talks about the event that marks his life. Continue reading