Dodging the Drops at Santa Pod

Ian King back at home on the Santa Pod tarmac

Seven-time European FIM Champion Ian King and bike arrived at Santa Pod fresh from his US win in Valdosta, where he became the eighth and last member of the MTC 5 Second Club. He started his defence of the FIM Top Fuel Bike title with an early click-off 6.060 at 193.05 mph to lead the field