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Eurodragster reports and covers all  aspects of European Drag Racing via close to daily updates on an all year round basis. During Race season Eurodragster reports live from most championship events and in addition to providing results also give the readers exckusive behind the scenes features including the illustrated pit notes and extensive photo galleries.
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Race Report...
The 26th NitrOlympx had all the ingredients to entertain the spectators on site; first class racing from the FIA and UEM teams on a track that was fast enough to produce a few records and a spectacular nightshow..  
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Drag Challenge
The 5th round of the UEM drag bike championship was run at Gardermoen, Norway the week before the NitrOlympx. We give you a summary and the results from the event..

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Race reviews NitrOlympx
FIA Cars...
Top Fuel Dragster
While championship leader Tommy Johnson Jr was unable to pilot the Andersen Racing dragster in Hockenheim, Thomas Nathås stepped in and made a strong effort. The opponent in the final was a well deserved Swede who has not been in the winner´s circle for a long while..
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Pro Modified
The eliminations in Pro Mod was both dramatic and exciting and ended in an unwanted way for a few top teams. The finalists were also the two championship leaders, but the championship title is still an open matter left to be decided at the European Finals ..
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Pro Stock
The Pro Stock class got its European Champion crowned already at Hockenheim as Jimmy Ålund just could not be stopped. However his opponent in the final has not been spoiled with much success this season.. 
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Top Methanol Funny Car
The happiest looking man at the venue of HockenheimRing must have been Arvid Grödem, whose team changed what started as a disaster for success from one day to the other..

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Top Methanol Dragster
The Habermann Bros. was well in the game at their home track in Hockenheim. One of them had to go when they got to meet each other in the semi final. And although Wilson´s place in the final proves again he is seriously chasing for a championship title, Hanssen will still have a say at the European Finals..
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Race reviews NitrOlympx
UEM Bikes...
Top Fuel Bike

While championship leader Ian King was forced to park the bike already before the eliminations, Swede Peter Svensson´s bike just went down the track run after run at record pace and with that he take up the challenge to hunt for the championship title too..  

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Super Twin Bike

The strong competition in the class made sure there were a lot of spectacular runs delivered in Hockenheim and the eliminations showed that being in the top during qualifications does not by any means grant a place in the final..

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Pro Stock Bike
The two Sovereign Buells once again impressed and team mates Olesen an Thiel was to face each other in the rained off final. And although one event remains the Pro Stock Bike champion 2011 secured the title in Hockenheim..  
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Web TV-shows NitrOlympx...
2 x 52 minutes Check it out! 
The the two tv-shows from the last cahmpionship event at HockenheimRing are online for you to enjoy! 2 x 52 minutes of exciting championship drag racing and as a special feature we have included them in this edition!

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Talking with Racers...
Micke Kågered
Top Fuel Dragster team owner and driver Mikael Kågered from Sweden had a great weekend at Hockenheimring’s Nitrolympx. He ran well in qualifying and improved with every run..

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Bruno Bader
As ever, Bruno is a very quiet person who doesn´t say much, just races. He had reached the final at Hockenheim but time ran out and the event had to be called off..
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Nate Gagnon 
After having participated in three event in the UEM drag Bike championship this season where the NitrOlympx was the last one before heading back home, Canadian rider Nate Gagnon is certain he will be back again in 2012..  
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NDRS Sportsman...
NDRS Report NitrOlympx
Some of the Scandinavian sportsman teams competing in the NDRS Series joined their collegues from central Europe and the UK at HockenheimRing. Carl-Erik Kihlman provides a summary of what went on in the sportsman classes..

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Pro Mod Challenge...
Pro Mod Challenge
Pro Mod is the FIA class which have the largest number of entries per event. The& task of qualifying for the eliminations is the first big step at each event. We hope the Pro Mod Challenge (where drivers gain points when qualified) will include some extra excitement for the Pro Mod drivers and teams as well as for the spectators”.

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Text: Remco Scheelings, Robin Jackson, Lena Perés, Åsa Kinnemar, Markus Münch, Anders Magnusson, , Carl-Erik Kihlman, Ian Hart and David Alexander

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