An action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including European Nitro Funny Car series, Jet Car Shootout and National Drag Racing. Plus all things powerful off track including monster trucks, stunts and displays.
The 2013 Festival of Power was one of the coldest Easter's on record but despite the temperatures and sporadic snow showers the show went on. The brand new track surface saw the 2013 Drag Racing season get under way for the national classes and the new European Funny Car series. There was also the long awaited return of side by side jet car runs and Eric on the rocket bike.
There were plenty of new sights off track too with the Stannage International Stunt Team joining Terry Grant, Lee Bower and the monster trucks in the Live Action Arena, over in the Power Zone there were hovercraft racing displays and mini tanks, overhead there were air displays and much more around site.
European Nitro Funny Car Challenge:
Winner Jason Phelps, Runner-up Gordon Smith Details at www.EuroFunnyCar.com
Nostalgia Fuel Altered Association:
Winner Joe Bond, Runner-up Nick Davies
Super Pro ET:
Winner Peter Walters, Runner-up Scott Hauser
Winner Keith Herbert, Runner-up Simon Innes
Winner Craig Wright, Runner-up Nick Hale
Winner Paul Brown, Runner-up Dave Gadney
Winner Jon Morton, Runner-up Mark White
Winner Harrison Brown, Runner-up Mark Watkins
Winner Paula Atkin, Runner-up Andy Hone
Topspeed Automotive Street Eliminator:
Winner Brian Payne, Runner-up Andy Bond
Winner Rhiannon Bellenie, Runner-up Joe Kellett
Winner Matt Attwood, Runner-up James Hodson
VW Sportsman: Winner Dean Clatworthy, Runner-up James London
Winner Sean Law, Runner-up Keith Crampton
Pro Stock Bike:
Winner Mark Smith, Runner-up Len Paget
Funny Bike: Winner Stuart Crane, Runner-up Stefan Schmidt
Super Street Bike:
Winner Steve Venables, Runner-up Graham Balchin
Winner Lizz McCarthy, Runner-up Phil Leamon
Winner Jake Mechaell, Runner-up Martin Wilson
Winner Andy Burfitt, Runner-up Dave Smart
Junior Drag Bike:
Winner Louis Davies, Runner-up Scott Collier
Photo Gallery: See what happend at the Auto Trader Festival of Power on the Photo Gallery pages.
Photo Entry List:
For photos of all the drivers and riders that entered the Auto Trader Festival of Power, view the 2013 Photo Entry List.
View descriptions of the various Drag Racing classes on the Classes page, in the Drag Racing section of this site. The current points standings for European classes and MSA Pro Mod are on the 2013 Standings page.