Mantorp Park

V8TC weekend preview for Mantorp Park

The long waiting is finally over. V8 Thunder Cars (V8TC) will kick off the 2016 season with lovely thunder racing at Mantorp Park this weekend. For the first time, V8TC Series will be the main event, and new support series will join V8TC (see schedule below). We will see a record entry list with 25 American V8 cars at the start line. Some drivers are coming from both Finland and Estonia. Who can not be excited for the green flag to waive? (JS)

Mantorp Park facts

Mantorp Park is located on highway E4, just outside the town of Mantorp, roughly 220 km southwest of Stockholm. The race track was built in 1968-1969. Mantorp Park has three different race ways; “Paris track” – 1868 m, “long track” of 3106 m and “Mjolby track” of 1278 m – and last but not least a classic dragstrip (“the famous Mantorp dragstrip”). Famous Swedish drivers as Ronnie Petterson (1971) and Stefan Johansson (1981) has raced here in the Formel 2 Series. The crowd record is 34000 (drag festival 1978). For more info and layout about Mantorp Park – just click here.

Weekend Schedule for Mantorp Park 7-8 May

Saturday, 7 May
09.00 – 09.15 RS, Clubman, Radical Test 15 minuter
09.20 – 09.35 Roadsport A-B-C Test 15 minuter
09.40 – 10.10 V8 Thunder Cars Test 30 minuter
10.15 – 10.35 VolvoCupen Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
10.40 – 11.00 SSK 1-2-3, Classic Racing, Classic Standard Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
11.05 – 11.25 Renault Junior Cup Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
11.30 – 11.45 Ginetta Test 15 minuter
11.55 – 12.10 Modsport 1-2-3 Test 15 minuter
12.10 – 13.05 Lunch
13.05 – 13.25 Roadsport A-B-C Kval 20 minuter
13.30 – 13.50 RS, Clubman, Radical Kval 20 minuter
13.55 – 14.15 Modsport 1-2-3 Kval 20 minuter
14.20 – 14.40 Ginetta Kval 20 minuter
14.45 – 15.05 VolvoCupen Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
15.10 – 15.30 V8 Thunder Cars Kval 20 minuter
15.35 – 15.55 SSK 1-2-3, Classic Racing, Classic Standard Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
16.00 – 16.20 Renault Junior Cup Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
16.25 – 16.45 Radical Sprintrace 1 15 minuter + 1 varv

Sunday, 8 May
09.00 – 09.20 RS, Clubman Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
09.25 – 09.45 Roadsport A-B-C Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
09.50 – 10.10 Radical Sprintrace 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
10.15 – 10.35 Ginetta Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
10.40 – 11.00 Modsport 1-2-3 Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
11.05 – 11.25 Legend Cars Race 1 15 minuter + 1 varv
11.30 – 11.50 RS, Clubman Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
12.00 – 12.25 V8 Thunder Cars Race 1 20 minuter + 1 varv
12.25 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 13.50 Roadsport A-B-C Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
13.55 – 14.15 Ginetta Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
14.20 – 14.40 Modsport 1-2-3 Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
14.45 – 15.05 Legend Cars Race 2 15 minuter + 1 varv
15.10 – 15.55 Radical Race 2 40 minuter + 1 varv
16.05 – 16.30 V8 Thunder Cars Race 2 20 minuter + 1 varv

 

Photo credit: JS/Pure Thunder Racing

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