One of the first drag racing-themed get-togethers of the season, the Åby Drag Racing Market Swap Meet in Norrköping, was as usual well attended. Here, all possible gadgets for racing-interested people were bought, sold and exchanged, from early morning to late afternoon.
After winning his first EDRS Pro Nordic MC Pro Stock Motorcycle championship in 2017, Thomas Lysebraate Olsen started the season as the favourite to win the 2018 title as well. The young Norwegian rider and his Brothers in Arms Racing team lived up to those expectations as Olsen claimed his second consecutive title in 2018. Olsen finished the season on a high note with his first 7.0-second run and that was well deserved after the hard work in a far from trouble-free year. Continue reading
Harry Granlund, Annette Heleander and Göran Ekendahl at The Strip in Las Vegas, working with the Safety Safari, the NHRA counterpart to the Safety Group and our track staff throughout Europe.
Last October, a group of Swedes attended a couple of NHRA races. The Las Vegas Toyota Nationals was first out on the tour and they spent four full days together with the NHRA Safety Safari. It is the American equivalent of our Safety Group as well as the staff handling track preparation around Europe. Next up on the tour was the Auto Club NHRA Finals at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona.