Marck Harteveld and Voodoo Hemi Racing join the 2020 FIA tour

In a great ‘end of the season party’, Voodoo Hemi Racing thanked their sponsors and partners and celebrated Marck Harteveld’s 2019 Motorsport UK Pro Modified championship last Saturday evening, October 12th. But the team didn’t only look back at last season, Harteveld also announced that Voodoo Hemi Racing will focus on the FIA European Pro Modified Championship next year and will join the full 2020 FIA tour. Continue reading

Drag Racing Europe AB announces the 2020 FIA European Drag Racing Championship calendar

The calendar for the 2020 FIA European Drag Racing Championship has today, October 4th, been ratified by the FIA World Motor Sport Council and will be campaigned with the following rounds.

*Round 1 – ‘Main Event’ (Santa Pod Raceway) – UK  May 22nd / 25th

*Round 2 – ‘Tierp Internationals’ (Tierp Arena) – Sweden 4th / 7th June

*Round 3 –  ‘Summit Internationals’ (Tierp Arena) – Sweden 13th / 16th August

*Round 4 – ‘Nitro OlympX’ (Hockenheimring) – Germany 28th/ 30th August

*Round 5 – European Finals’ (Santa Pod Raceway) – UK 10th/ 13th September.

There will be five (5) rounds in 2020. The FHRA has decided to not hold the round in Finland in 2020.  “We have decided to not host a FIA Drag Racing Championship round in Finland for 2020. In 2019, the move to the new track in Kauhava took a lot of efforts and we need some time to make sure we can be a successful part of the FIA championship again in 2021. This will give us the opportunity to improve the Kauhava facilities to better meet the needs of the European Championships. We look forward to getting back to calendar on 2021”, said FHRA’s Chairman Lasse Koskinen

The board of Drag Racing Europe AB (DRE) will continue to communicate with the FHRA to look towards the future and a return of Finland to the FIA European Drag Racing Championship.

2019 season is done – time for Award presentation Banquet

The 2019 dragracing season is over and winners and runner-ups are selected! Now is the time to highlight everyone who made this summer filled with happenings, fast and spectacular runs among this dragracing family we all are members in. So, don´t miss out to register to the 2019 Banquet the 23rd of November at Aronsborg in Bålsta Sweden. It´s going ot be fun!

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Anita Mäkelä, Jan Ericsson, Sandro Bellio and Jimmy Ålund clinch the 2019 FIA European Drag Racing Championship titles at Santa Pod

Anita Mäkelä (Top Fuel), Sandro Bellio (Top Methanol), Jan Ericsson (Pro Modified) and Jimmy Ålund (Pro Stock) claimed the 2019 FIA European Drag Racing Championship titles in their respective category at the European Finals at Santa Pod Raceway. Mäkelä and Ericsson won their titles in style by claiming the victory in the final round of the 2019 FIA European Drag Racing Championship as well. Bellio and Ålund also advanced to the final, but in Top Methanol and Pro Stock the win was claimed by Monty Bugeja and Robin Norén respectively. Continue reading

Maja Udtian, Sandro Bellio and Jimmy Ålund number one qualifiers at European Finals

Maja Udtian (Top Fuel), Sandro Bellio (Top Methanol) and Jimmy Ålund (Pro Modified and Pro Stock) claimed the number one qualifying positions at the  European Finals at Santa Pod Raceway in England and will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s eliminations at the sixth and final round of the 2019 FIA European Drag Racing Championship. With her 3.806 seconds Udtian also reset her own European Top Fuel elapsed time record from two weeks ago at Tierp. Continue reading

Anita Mäkelä, Jan Ericsson, Sandro Bellio and Jimmy Ålund leaders after the first day of qualifying for the European Finals

Anita Mäkelä raced to the provisional number one qualifying position in Top Fuel at the first day of qualifying for the European Finals, the sixth and final round of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Santa Pod Raceway in England. In Top Methanol Sandro Bellio is the leader after day one, while Jan Ericsson stormed to a great 5.823 seconds to take the lead in Pro Modified. In Pro Stock Jimmy Ålund claimed the provisional number one qualifying position. Continue reading

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