Trophies for FIA champions at Speedgroup awards presentation

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Saturday evening November 28, Speedgroup hosted its annual banquet and awards presentation at the Scandic Infra City, Upplands Väsby, Stockholm. Almost 500 racers, team members, sponsors and media attended the event and made it to a great success. For the first time the FIA European Drag Racing Championship prize giving ceremony was also included in the event, that also honored the top three racers of all classes in the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship and EDRS European Drag Racing Series. Also a number of special awards were presented to people and organizations for their contribution to the sport. Below the winners in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship and some special awards. 

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FIA European Top Fuel champion Micke Kågered and runner-up Anita Mäkelä. Number three, Stig Neergaard couldn’t attend the ceremony

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FIA European Top Methanol Funny Car champion Leif Andreasson and runner-up Johan Lindberg

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FIA European Pro Stock champion Thomas Lindström and number three Michael Malmgren

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FIA European Pro Modified champion Michael Gullqvist and runner-up Mats Eriksson

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FIA European Top Methanol Dragster champion and runner-up, Dennis and Timo Habermann couldn’t attend the ceremony. So only number three Jonny Lagg was in Stockholm

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The Eagle Award was presented to Rita en Lars-Erik Lindberg for their support of the racing careers of their sons Jonny and Johan

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A special award for Jonnie Lindberg, 2015 NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car champion and first European to win a title in the NHRA Lucas Oil Championship

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A special award for all organizing clubs of the EDRS races

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A special award for Safety Group Sweden

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A special award for Andy ‘Tog’ Rogers for promoting the sport with his website Eurodragster.com

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After the ceremony former Top Fuel driver and Speedgroup CEO Pelle Lindelöw and his band entertained the crowd

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In the afternoon there were two information meetings (in English and Swedish) for the racers and teams

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Photos: Lena Perés