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Springspeed Nationals at Santa Pod 30th April-2nd May

Monday April 25, 2022 at 4:30pm

This weekend the second round of the ACU Championships will be taking place at Santa Pod

Top Fuel Bike.

Steve Woollatt won the opening round of the championship and didn’t have the quickest bike, but the team made progress with it’s new combination.  Upgraded parts used on Al Smith bike worked at Easter and there are more upgrades to come.  Neil Midgley has altered the seat and foot pegs to his fuel bike to make him more comfortable on his five-second machine.  Shawn Rodman will debut his new V Twin powered bike at the event.

Funny Bike.

Louis Davies has repaired his motor and will be hoping to get back to winning ways. Dave Peters will be hoping for a better performance from his bigger motor (1428cc), which he had to fit at Easter. Roger Moore was close to his personal best at Easter and with the mods to the cylinder head, will be looking for low sevens.

Comp Bike.

After recording the first six-second and 200mph plus for a comp bike, Shawn Buttigieg will once again be favourite at Springspeed Nationals. Festival of Power winner Chris Neary will be trying to continue the success. Jordan Kenway improve as the event went on at the Festival of Power and maybe find that seven-second pass.  Graham Dance had a good first time outing in comp bike, as did Mick Winyard.

Super Street Bike.

After running the fastest speed 222.31 in the UK, Steve Venables will now be aiming at the 6.7secs barrier. Jake Mechaell has repaired his motor and is looking for a six-second pass. Alan Morrison Jr is fitting his old turbo and testing to improve the handling of the bike. Mark Dainty has another frame and is hoping to be at the event.  Mark Hope makes his first appearance of 2022.

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