Monthly Archives: January 2016

CEO´s Column- Speedgroup January 31st 2016

Starting January 2016 Speedgroups CEO publishes a column at the end of each month. The aim is to share with readers bits and pieces from Speedgroup´s operation in a summarised format. This first column is a summary of what Speedgroup have been up to since the race season ended 2015…
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Drag Racing all year round

When the race season ends in the autumn one might think that the pace slows down substantially for us involved in European drag racing. But for some years I have experienced it is quite the opposite and I gather I am far from alone having that opinion.. Continue reading

Åsa Kinnemar Chief Executive Officer for Speedgroup AB

Starting New Year with a brief communique from the Board of Speedgroup. Speedgroup Board of Directors has made the decision to promote Åsa Kinnemar as Chief Executive Officer for Speedgroup AB, effective January 1, 2016. Åsa is an asset to the company, has shown good leadership and communications skills. She has a solid background in drag racing and is familiar with and has a good understanding of the company and the business.

Commenting on the appointment, Chairman Pelle Lindelöw says:

“I am delighted to welcome Åsa Kinnemar as our CEO. She brings substantial experience in European and International drag racing, both from her own experiences in be part of running drag racing team for several years, as well as administrator of the series Speedgroup is handling and all sorts of “behind the scenes work”. We are looking forward to working with her to continue to build on the series and to strengthen drag racing in Europe.”

The Speedgroup Board will continue with the same composition as before, ie:

  • Roger Lyrén – Marketing director, EDRS/EDRS Pro series
  • Leif Andréasson – Marketing director, FIA relations
  • Kjell Pettersson – Senior Advisor
  • Mats Eriksson – Senior Technical Advisor for the Automotive Division
  • Anders “Charley” Karling – Senior Technical Advisor for the Motorcycle Division
  • Pelle Lindelöw – Chairman of the Board
On the Agenda:
February 1st: The EDRS Guidelines 2018 document is now online on the Guidelines Document page.

February 10th:
Registration for EDRS Drivers & Riders Club opens at www.dragracing.eu. Sign up at the latest March 31st to get the 15% Early bird discount!

February 12th:
Class calendars published. Find out at what tracks and when your race category is raced in the series! - See the calendar page.

Introducing the Summit Racing Pro ET & Super Pro ET Super Series!
In this new series in the series concept PET and SPET track champions get the chance to race each other in a final at Tierp Arena in August! Read all about it at the new Super Series page on this website!

February 17th: Meet Speedgroup at Åby Motormarknad!

Speedgroup encourage teams to share news for publishing with media officer Lena Perés at lena.peres@speedgroup.eu
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