After seven long winter months and two years of countless cancellations the European drag racing season kicked off, without restrictions, over the Easter weekend. Easter in the UK is usually plagued by cold and rain, not this year, wall to wall sunshine, light southerly breeze and temperatures in the 70’s, perfect.
Long time readers will know that as well as butterflies, dragonflies and birds my other great interest is drag racing the loudest, fastest and most powerful motor sport in the world. I’ve been going to meetings for over forty five years and have witnessed so many changes. If someone had said back in the seventies what speeds and times these cars and bikes are doing now they would have been laughed at, we think we are at the limit now but are we? Take a look at a bit of action from the Sunday eliminations, just a handful of the hundreds of shots I took!