Now that the racing season is over, it’s time to meet and thank the fans and partners, and meet new ones at shows and exhibitions. Maja Udtian and her Nitro Vikings Top Fuel Drag Racing Team had a busy but also very successful and enjoyable two weeks with the Offshore Technology Days and the Oslo Motor Show. Many new fans and potential partners got all the information about running a Top Fuel operation and drag racing in general. Continue reading
Every autumn Norway has the biggest display and showcase of cars, bikes, trucks and almost anything you can think of with two or more wheels and an engine. This year’s Oslo Motor Show was bigger than ever. Over 45,000 spectators over three days! No display in Norway gets more attention. And of course Speedgroup were there together with Norwegian Dragracing Gardermoen (NDRG) and Gardermoen Raceway. Continue reading
Dennis Nilsson didn’t make headlines with his final licencing run. No wonder, as the Swede had to do it on a cloudy and rainy Sunday, one week after the European Finals and without the die-hard drag race fans in the Santa Pod grandstands. But one attempt was enough and with 4.32 seconds at 272.11 mph Nilsson had his Top Fuel licence in his pocket. As the car is waiting in the workshop, the planning for a 2018 FIA European Top Fuel Championship campaign can really take off.