Racing Santander Logo – The Real Racing Club de Santander, SAD, popularly known as Racing or Racing Santander, is a professional club football Spanish, based in the city of Santander (Cantabria). It was founded on June 14 of 1913 as Racing Club Santander, with Real since 1914. So far the only team Cantabrian who has played the Primera Division in Spain, which currently competes. After finishing sixth in the season 2007/08, the Racing played for the first time in its history the UEFA Cup. Occupies the 13th in the historical classification of the First Division and 22. st in the Second.
For the season 2009/10, confirmed the hiring of Juan Carlos Mandia, achieving 4th place in League Two. Despite the great expectations, was dismissed in early rounds of the League after a series of poor results. The coach elected to move forward with the team was Miguel Angel Portugal. On 27 January 2010 Cantabrian team managed a second time in its history go to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey. On May 16, managed to remain after beating Sporting Gijon 2-0 at the Sardinero.
The season 2010/11 began a few months quite discreet. In January came Syed Ali Ahsan, an entrepreneur willing to put the Racing among the best in Spain. He dismissed Miguel Angel Portugal because of poor coaching role and the lack of relationship with the fans. Hired in his place Marcelino García Toral and got salvation to within days, although there were numerous economic problems. The coach went to Sevilla FC and instead came Hector Cuper, who returned to the league after several years. Due to the economic and sporting the October 28, 2011 the entire Board of Directors of Racing resigned.