Real Racing Club de Santander, S.A.D., sometimes abbreviated to Racing or Racing Santander, is a Spanish Primera DivisiÃ³n football club based in Santander which was founded in 1913. During the period of Francoist Spain, it was renamed as Real Santander in 1941 because of the prohibition of non-Spanish names. The name was restored in 1977. The best result of the club was 2nd in 1930-31 season. Racing Santander finished 6th in 2007-2008 and qualified for the UEFA Cup for the first time in their history.