Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
News By Jack Korpela

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer Peter Svensson Update

Peter Svensson
No dragbike racer has ever been quicker than Top Fuel Motorcycle pilot Peter Svensson, who  recorded a 5.709 seconds at Tierp Arena, Sweden, in Q2 on ...

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