The 2019 drag racing season is very close and Team Mäkelä is preparing their gear. Tommi and Anita made a quick visit to Borlänge and ME Racing Service for updating wings and a chassis.
As a tradition Speedgroup was represented at Bilsport Performence and Custom Motor Show 2019 in Jönköping Sweden, this year again. The crew did meet up with a lots of old and new friends during the days at the show.
Finland’s Jere Rantaniemi and Team Pro8 will debut in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship in 2019. The orange Pro Line Racing Hemi powered 2013 Camaro will be seen in Sweden, Finland and Germany. The last two seasons Rantaniemi ran in the Finnish national Top Doorslammer series, winning the championship in 2017 and finishing second in 2018. The team’s first ever appearance abroad was at the Top Doorslammers finals in Sweden last September, a race that Rantaniemi won. Continue reading