Top Fuel drag racing Santa Pod Main Event 2010
Top fuel dragsters and funny cars at Santa Pod Main Event Sun 30th May
2010. Sorry about the unsteady picture at times, it was very very windy
Includes europes fastest run from Urs Erbacher
[ORIGINAL HQ] Eric Teboul - Rocket Bike 5.232 seconds (WORLD RECORD!) Santa Pod 2010 FIA Main Event
Eric Teboul (France) setting a new world record for the fastest thing on 2
wheels over 1/4 mile.. 5.232 seconds @ 249mph. Santa Pod Raceway
Sorry about the Ads. YouTube have put those on as the music is copyright (I
guess that's how they pay the royalties)
Skip to 1:45 to see the run, the first 1m 45 is build up and preparation.
Bike is powered by Hydrogen Peroxide
Martin Stamatis 4.577 329.10 mph (529.63 kmh) drag race
Western Australian Martin Stamatis became the fastest Australian drag racer
at the recent Sydney Summernationals on Saturday February 16 when he
blasted his Fastlane Software Jim Read Racing top fuel dragster to a top
speed of 329.10 mph (529.63 kmh) down the WSID quarter mile.
The fastest speed recorded by an Australian on Aussie soil was previously
held by his team mate, Phil Read who ran 329.02 mph (529.51 kmh) at the
2006 Boxing Day International Top Fuel Challenge.
Although the margin may be minimal to some, for Stamatis the speed was a
great personal achievement for him and his hard working team, and the 4.577
second ET from the run is also now only just behind Phil Read's personal
best of time 4.571 seconds, leaving the entire Read team really pumped.
Stamatis and his team then went on to win the meeting, and are now looking
forward to the next top fuel round due to be held in Sydney on May 2 and 3.
Firestorm Jet Funny Car Crash - Santa Pod Easter Thunderball 2010
Firestorm Jet Funny Car at Santa Pod during the Easter Thunderball 2010.
Only time they managed to get the car off the start line for the weekend
and it hit's wall after deploying the chute . Video taken 5th April 2010.
Roger Goring (Driver and Owner) all OK. 1/4 mile in 6.442
Make sure you visit the official Firestorm website at
http://www.firestorm-jfc.co.uk to get all the latest news, read the history
or buy merchandise to support the team.
Hopefully we'll see Firestorm running again soon.
Just heard from Roger. He has updated his website with details of the
accident and damage caused to the car. You can read about it at
This car is self funded - no sponsers and hence relies on donations and
sales of merchandise to keep it on the track. Details of how you can help
on the website.
2013 March Meet Top Fuel & Funny Car
CAUTION:DO NOT TURN THE BEGINNING UP...IT IS SUPPOSED TO BE QUIET.
The World Famous Smokers March Meet from Bakersfield California March 7th
thru 10th, 2013.
3:47 Funny Car Qualifying Highlights
7:56 Top Fuel Qualifying Highlights
12:25 1st Round Funny Car
26:36 1st Round Top Fuel
38:13 2nd Round Funny Car
44:03 2nd Round Top Fuel
48:50 Semi Finals Funny Car
53:00 Semi Finals Top Fuel
56:41 Final Rounds
57:08 Funny Car
59:10 Top Fuel
1:01:45 Winner's Circle
The intro Audio is from "Big Sounds of the Drags 2001". The first speaker
is Tom Jobe of The Surfer's AAFD fame followed by "Wild Bill" Alexander's
interview after winning Top Fuel at the 2000 March Meet. The Top Fuel
segment has Jon Lundberg track commentary "Camelot, Top Fuel Style."
The Funny Car segment is narrated by Steve Evans.
Song: The Great Advance
Artist: Francis Monkman
TURBO BIKES AT SANTA POD
HUGE thanks to Dave MDM Manning from Streetfighters Magazine for looking
after us at Santa Pod. The only man in history to rock up to an English
drag strip on a cold day wearing shorts.