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santapodsmiffy

Original Poster:

9 posts

15 months

Saturday 20th May 2017
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cant wait for the nitro and rubber smoke in the air...whos going to win what??

coopedup

3,602 posts

69 months

Monday 22nd May 2017
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Don't know who will win but I cannot wait to get there, bought a new tent at the weekend especially for this bounce

Tet

1,193 posts

134 months

Monday 22nd May 2017
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Some semi-educated guesses:

TF: Anita Mäkelä
TM: Timo Habermann
FC: Kevin Kent
PS: Bengt Ljungdahl
PM: David Vegter

Comp Elim: Robin Sattler
Super Comp: Stuart Doignie
Super Gas: Jon Morton
Super Street: Paul Marston
SuPro: Scott Hauser
ProET: Rick McCann
Street Elim: Martin Smith
JD: Aaron Fensome

ST: Ronny Aasen
TFB: Rikard Gustafsson
PSB: Fredrik Fredlund
SSB: Richard Stubbins

damianmkv

552 posts

73 months

Wednesday 24th May 2017
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Booked to go on holiday on Saturday - d'oh...

Will pop up on Friday - I know the Pro classes won't run on Friday but atleast I get a small fix..

curlie467

7,127 posts

131 months

Wednesday 24th May 2017
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We'll be there in the caravan.
The little ones haven't seen full on Dragsters yet!
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liner33

7,102 posts

132 months

Friday 26th May 2017
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Taking a mate on Sunday who has never been or experienced drag racing in the flesh, should be fun

coopedup

3,602 posts

69 months

Friday 26th May 2017
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liner33 said:
Taking a mate on Sunday who has never been or experienced drag racing in the flesh, should be fun
Would love to see his reaction the first time he sees/hears the TF cars biggrin

MrBaker

323 posts

60 months

Friday 26th May 2017
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coopedup said:
liner33 said:
Taking a mate on Sunday who has never been or experienced drag racing in the flesh, should be fun
Would love to see his reaction the first time he sees/hears the TF cars biggrin
Taking the new girlfriend on Saturday, hoping she enjoys it enough to stay on for Sunday too!

curlie467

7,127 posts

131 months

Friday 26th May 2017
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coopedup said:
liner33 said:
Taking a mate on Sunday who has never been or experienced drag racing in the flesh, should be fun
Would love to see his reaction the first time he sees/hears the TF cars biggrin
Nothing can prepare you for the intensity!

liner33

7,102 posts

132 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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coopedup said:
liner33 said:
Taking a mate on Sunday who has never been or experienced drag racing in the flesh, should be fun
Would love to see his reaction the first time he sees/hears the TF cars biggrin
He got pretty lucky with this run in qualifying. Great field of cars and bikes as well. Good day



santapodsmiffy

Original Poster:

9 posts

15 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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Bloody rain
has been a good morning so far with just small delays
brits seem to be doing better in pm with a notable exeption
when will we see a serious ps effort from uk?
fuwl finnies were prety dissapointing but more than made up for by their long cousins...awesome...jimmy alund in pm and straighr away a deadly contender but missed from ps
rain rain go away!

corozin

2,566 posts

201 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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realjv

620 posts

96 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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A good days racing yesterday.


Drag Racing by realjv, on Flickr

Turn7

14,229 posts

151 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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Had a good Saturday,weather was ok apart from a head wind.

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santapodsmiffy

Original Poster:

9 posts

15 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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wow jimmy alund 5.96 im his first pm outing
3.89 eighth all the brits gone:-( alund or gullqvist that could be a wicked final pair

will all the tmd and dragster slow down now with an od cut??

Turn7

14,229 posts

151 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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Rained out.....

santapodsmiffy

Original Poster:

9 posts

15 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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yes and after waiting all afternoon a few runs and im wet
bugger

curlie467

7,127 posts

131 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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Was a great weekend. We left after lunch today as I had a feeling it was going to get stopped, big contrast after what was almost unbearable heat on Sunday.

Cars were amazing and the kids loved it!

coopedup

3,602 posts

69 months

Tuesday 30th May 2017
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Was a good weekend, thankfully left early yesterday as the weather looked pretty crap, a real shame to see Al's Gasser hit the wall though frown

thatdude

1,851 posts

57 months

Monday 5th June 2017
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My wife and I went to this event on the 27th May, a birthday treat for me. I've been to plenty of motorsport events before (MotoGP, world superbikes, touring cars, british superbikes, hillclimbs) but never drag racing.

I have to say, hands down, it was one of the most brilliant experiences of my life - not just in motorsport, but in everything. I'll be going to the next FIA / FIM event in september (the schedule states there will be a night-time qualifying session for the top fuel cars on the friday!). The Methanol cars were incredible, but the top fuel cars were something else. For my wife, who is deaf, it was a very special experience to be able to feel the cars as well as hear them (she can hear some things at the lower frequencies of human hearing ability, not very much though!). Being abloe to wander arounbd the paddock and see the cars bieng worked on was also brilliant. I did manage to be around when one of the top fuel cars was fired up...ear defenders hurridly put back over my ears! The fumes burned my eyes too....nice!

We couldnt spare more than just the saturday, which was a shame but Santa Pod do stream on the internet, so I did keep up with what happened. It's not the same though!



Edited by thatdude on Monday 5th June 13:45