Easter drag racing at Santa Pod Raceway

All British `Pro Fuel' Shoot Out is confirmed! "Starring Top Fuel Dragsters vs. Fuel Funny Cars" at Santa Pod Raceway Easter Bank Holiday Weekend 14th/16th April 2001 Photo: Santa Pod Raceway The Pro-Fuel Shootout is now confirmed...

All British `Pro Fuel' Shoot Out is confirmed!

"Starring Top Fuel Dragsters vs. Fuel Funny Cars" at Santa Pod Raceway Easter Bank Holiday Weekend 14th/16th April 2001


Photo: Santa Pod Raceway

The Pro-Fuel Shootout is now confirmed for Easter Bank Holiday Weekend at Santa Pod Raceway. The shootout will take the form of Top Fuel Dragsters against Nitro Funny Cars and will for the first time ever be an "All British" affair. The line-up is confirmed as follows:

Barry Sheavills (TF Dragster)
Andy Carter (TF Dragster)

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John Spuffard (Nitro Funny Car)
Gordon Smith (Nitro Funny Car)

This season opener is your first drag racing fix of the year. The season officially starts here with over 200 of the fastest cars and bikes on earth. Top Fuel dragsters will be competing against Fuel Funny Cars in a spectacular show of speed. Both cars burn highly explosive Nitromethane fuel and are 8 times more powerful than Formula One. Each car races at 6000 bhp, reaching nearly 300mph in around 5 seconds.


Photo: Santa Pod Raceway.

Whilst the event is held over 3 days (Sat,Sun,Mon) the Pro-Fuel Shootout will feature on Easter Sunday and Monday.

The event also sees Round One of the MSA British Methanol Championships and The National Drag Racing Championships and spectacular bike action will come from the British Top Fuel Bikes, those crazy fellows who were featured on Damon Hill's `Wacky Racers'. There will also be spectacular displays from the fire-spitting Jet Cars and the ever-popular Custom Car Street Eliminator Series.

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EVENT INFORMATION

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Series Drag
Drivers Gordon Smith , Damon Hill , Andy Carter