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Season 2004

01-02.05.2004 American Car Show Oulu
22-23.05.2004 FHRA Spring Nationals Alastaro
02-04.07.2004 FIA EM Race Alastaro
09-11.07.2004 Midnight Sun InternatŽs PiteÄ
17-18.07.2004 FHRA Summer Nationals Kalajoki
04-05.09.2004 FHRA Finals Alastaro

Race schedule for the season 2004

American Car Show

> Oulu 1-2.5.2004

Excellent Show.
Both Pontiac was in the Show.

California Charger won 3rd prize in Race Car Class.

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FHRA Spring Nationals

Alastaro 22-23.5.2004

10 participants in Super Comp class.

Saturday

1st qualification round -
2nd qualification round 4:27 PM 9,027 s / 245,95 km/h, 5 th in qualification
3rd qualification round 6:26 PM 9,048 s / 244,37 km/h, 5 th in qualification

Sunday


1st elimination round 12:29 PM

L Pertti                     R/T  0,141 s 8,998 s WIN
R Pekka Kiviniemi       R/T 0,041 s  8,797 s   brake-out
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2nd elimination round 2:10 PM

L Magnus Johansson R/T 0,064 s  8,862 s  brake-out
R Pertti                     R/T 0,014 s  8,940 s WIN
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3rd elimination round 4:56 PM

L Kristina HĂ€gglund R/T -0,022 s  8,862 s  red light
R Pertti                    R/T 0,134 s  9,008 s WIN
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Finals 7:41 PM

L Jonas Staflund     R/T 0,005 s  9,149 s WIN
R Pertti                    R/T 0,163 s  8,992 s

ONLY 0,0018 s (12,5 cm) between cars at the finish line.

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After the prize-giving Jonas was a little wet.
Congratulations Jonas.
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FIA EM Race

Alastaro 2-4.7.2004

Friday

1st qualification round    9,078 s / 246,45 km/h
2nd qualification round  8,946 s / 247,21 km/h
3rd qualification round   8,902 s / 245,65 km/h, 1st in qualification
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Saturday

Rain

Davis Weather Stations presented by Anu Pekonen.
www.anupekonen.com
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Sunday


1st elimination round

L Pertti                    
R Kristina HĂ€gglund  WIN

After the burnout Jussi noticed some leak under the car and shut off the engine. There was oil leakage out of the valve cover gasket.

It was my luck that SC can't race after the 1st elimination round. There were lot ot engine breakage on the track and it also rain occasionally. There were not enough time to complete the race.
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Midnight Sun Internat's

PiteÄ 9-11.7.2004
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Tero, Petri and I arrived in PiteÄ race track on Thursday afternoon. Mari came to help us on Friday afternoon by motorcycle.

The weather was very nice at the whole weekend.
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Friday

1st qualification round   9,067 s / 246 km/h
2nd qualification round  8,804 s / 247 km/h
3rd qualification round  8,968 s / 247 km/h
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Saturday

4th qualification round  8,916 s / 247 km/h, 1st in qualification
5th qualification round  8,831 s / 248 km/h, 1st in qualification
6th qualification round  8,908 s / 245 km/h, 1st in qualification
7th qualification round  8,928 s / 247 km/h, 1st in qualification
Durind the 7th round, the cardan shaft got loose
and we have to readjust it.
8th qualification round  ------ ,                       1st in qualification
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Sunday

1st elimination round

L Krister Haglund     WIN
R Pertti                    R/T 0,045 s  8,863 s

Krister beat me because I run brake-out (under 8,900 s index).
Kristina HĂ€gglund won the race.
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FHRA Summer Nationals

Kalajoki 17-18.7.2004

Saturday

1st qualification round    8,851 s / 239,80 km/h
2nd qualification round  8,766 s / 247,29 km/h
3rd qualification round  9,058 s / 246,32 km/h
4th qualification round   9,513 s / 244,04 km/h
5th qualification round   9,050 s / 245,57 km/h
6th qualification round   9,044 s / 246,66 km/h, 5th in qualification

Menu

Green sallad
Moose beef
Red wine
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Sunday

7th qualification round   8,758 s / 247,16 km/h, 5th in qualification

1st elimination round

L Kristina HĂ€gglund                      8,824 s brake-out
R Pertti                    R/T 0,040 s  8,838 s WIN
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2nd elimination round

L Markku Lahoniitty                      8,854 s brake-out
R Pertti                    R/T 0,078 s  8,869 s WIN
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3rd elimination round

L Pertti                    R/T 0,094 s  8,995 s
R Sami Saapola                             8,902 s WIN

Sami Saapola won the race. Pekka Kiviniemi was runner-up.
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FHRA Finals

Alastaro 4-5.9.2004

Saturday

1st qualification round    9,213 s / --------  km/h
2nd qualification round  9,062 s / 239,68 km/h
3nd qualification round  8,939 s / --------  km/h, 2nd in qualification
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Sunday

4th qualification round   8,849 s / 245,11 km/h, 2nd in qualification

1st elimination round

L Aulis HĂ€meenkorpi Deep
R Pertti                    R/T 0,162 s  9,041 s WIN
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2nd elimination round

L Pertti                    R/T 0,084   10,813 s
R Bye                   
3rd elimination round

L Kristina HĂ€gglund                                     WIN
R Pertti                    R/T -0,009 s  8,924 s Red

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Finals

Pekka Kiviniemi and Kristina HĂ€gglund is going to meet in the finals. The winner is going to win the Finnish Championship and the looser is going to be in the third. I am in the second place in Finnish Championship.

Kristina HĂ€gglund won the race and she also won the Finnish Championship.
Congratulations Kristina.
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FHRA SUPER COMP

Spring Nat's

FIA EM

Summer Nat's

Finals

Total points 2004

1. Kristina HĂ€gglund

716

610

513

1013

2852

2. Pertti Soronen

812

516

708

715

2751

3. Pekka Kiviniemi

507

613

812

812

2744

4. Sami Saapola

508

507

1011

616

2642

5. Jari Sokura

511

509

614

614

2248

6. Markku Lahoniitty

515

606

616

509

2246

7, Mari Raussi

613

508

507

510

2138

8. Ari PietilÀ

509

505

506

508

2028

9. Aulis HĂ€meenkorpi

-

512

509

511

1532

10. Jonas Staflund

1010

-

515

-

1525

11. Marko Tossavainen

-

615

-

-

615

12. Magnus Johansson

614

-

-

-

614

13. Paul Ingar Udtian

-

614

-

-

614

14. Leif Andersson

-

611

-

-

611

15. Mikael Nilsson

-

-

610

-

610