Real Racing Club de Santander, sometimes abbreviated to Racing or Racing Santander, is a Spanish La Liga football club based in Santander which was founded in 1913. During the period of Francoist Spain, it was renamed as Real Santander in 1941. 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.