Monthly Archives: March 2017

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

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.