Hussain Al Shammari back in FIA Pro Mod with his own Camaro

Kuwait’s Hussain Al Shammari got a taste of the FIA European Pro Modified Championship last year and aims for more this season. “We refreshed the engine and make everything ready for the trip to England. We are still looking for sponsorship, but the plan is to do the full FIA European Pro Modified Championship,” said Al Shammari. Continue reading

The Maltese Lion continues to roar

Duncan Micallef impressed with a 3.91-second run in his first race of the 2016 season and even improved on that performance two weeks later at Santa Pod’s European Finals with 3.896 seconds at 312 mph. Thanks to these achievements, Micallef won the title Sportsman of the Year in Malta a few weeks ago, and the Rune Fjeld Motorsport driver stayed on a high by recording 4.03 seconds at 303 mph last weekend at his home track Hal Far Raceway, resetting both Maltese national records. But the Maltese Lion is still not satisfied, as he now plans a full attack on the FIA European Top Fuel title. Continue reading

Danny Bellio is back in business

After a one season break and a season he wants to forget as soon as possible, Danny Bellio will be back on track in 2017 and Danny’s Racing Team will compete in almost all rounds of the FIA European Top Methanol Championship. And for those who might have thought the Belgian family finally took some time to relax over the last two years, they don’t really know the Bellios, as besides their already extremely busy garage and shop Danny Cars, they started Dyno Unlimited, a test facility for engines up to 4,000 bhp. Continue reading

A new generation taking over the SFI tour

Third day in SFI Tour was held as usual at Pers Akers Speed Shop in Sweden and SFI team arrived as planned from the boat from Finland and the inspection there. The team threw himself straight in to work.

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SFI Foundation re-certification in The Netherlands

The 2017 European SFI re-certification tour kicked off today in Heemskerk, The Netherlands. Racers and team members from at least four different countries travelled to the Dutch Hot Rod Association headquarters in Heemskerk, located less than 30 minutes from Schiphol Airport, to re-certify wheels, bell housings, clutches and flywheel shields, to be race ready for the fast approaching 2017 season. Continue reading

Speedgroup visited Motorsoffan

From the left: Carl-Erik Kihlman, Pär “Pippi” Willén, Johnny Durgin, Åsa Kinnemar and host Lelle Olsson. Behind the camera: Birgitta Blakstad Poolsaar.

On Wednesday March 8th Speedgroup visited Motorsoffan #193 web-TV show. Broadcasted from the Nitroz studio in the South part of Stockholm, Sweden. Work Group member Carl-Erik Kihlman, CEO Åsa Kinnemar and contingency program co-ordinator Birgitta Blakstad Poolsaar took part and shared information and news from the operation, Series and Championships.

The web-TV show replays at http://nitroz.se select webb-TV in the menu. Welcome to watch us!

PS. It is possible to select the English sub title version for non-Swedish speaking viewers.

And the winner is once again an FIA Top Fuel driver

For the third time this year a Top Fuel driver from the FIA European Championship was honoured by a National Sport Federation for their achievements in the 2016 season. A great honour and a recognition for the sport of drag racing. After Anita Mäkelä was nominated for (Finnish) Super Star of 2016, and Stig Neergaard honoured as Motorsport Profile of the Year, Duncan Micallef won the prestigious title of Sportsman of the Year in Malta. Continue reading

SFI Tour 2017 – Swedish registration is open!

Units to the SFI inspection

Swedish registration at www.meracing.com. Klick the SFI button in the above list and fill in the form. Please read the invitation carefully and follow the instructions. See you all there for a good chat and get-together day.

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Anita Mäkelä goes up for another number 1

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After coming close several times, Anita Mäkelä clinched her second FIA European Top Fuel Championship title in the semi-finals of last season’s European Finals at Santa Pod Raceway. This time, the Finnish fan favourite doesn’t want to wait another few years for her next title, as her goals for 2017 are loud and clear, to keep hold of the #1 race number and the European record. Continue reading

Bilsport gala and prize giving ceremony in Stockholm


FIA Pokal

Last but never the less, FIA dragracing awards of 2016 ended the Bilsports Gala in Stockholm last Saturday.

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On the Agenda

Championship registration is open at www.dragracing.eu. Drivers are requested to logon to your drivers profile and look up the FIA European Drag Racing Championship in the list of events under notification/anmälan (sv). Registration deadline 30 days before the first event participation.

FIA European Drag Racing Championship 2017


May 26-29 Santa Pod Raceway, UK
June 15-18 Tierp Arena, Sweden **
June 29- July 2 Alastaro, Finland **
August 18-20 HockenheimRing, Germany**
August 24-27 Tierp Arena, Sweden**
September 7-10 Santa Pod Raceway, UK

**subject to circuit homologation