Monthly Archives: April 2017
Last year, Jimmy Ålund reached a milestone by winning his tenth FIA European Pro Stock Championship, making the Swede by far the most successful European drag racer in history. But now it’s time to recharge the battery and explore unknown territory behind the wheel of Magnus Petterson’s Old 51 Pro Mod. “I’m really looking forward to a season in Pro Modified, but it’s not the start of a goodbye to Pro Stock as we will also do a limited schedule with our Pro Stock Camaro and take the opportunity to test some ideas we have,” said Ålund about the coming season. Continue reading
The FIA had to make an adjustment to the handicap for this year’s combined FIA European Top Methanol Dragster and FIA European Top Methanol Funny Car Championship that was published a few days ago. Continue reading
If you register in Series and Championship now you will get the Contingency decals for your class in the mailbox within short. Can it be more convenient? To speed up even more and avoid getting other decals than from your suppliers by filling in this form: https://goo.gl/forms/Kkumn6C8Bzde9ysk2. If you do this before May 7th you will be able to get the decals before the season starts with Malmö Raceway May 13th – 14th.
The FIA have announced the handicap for this year’s combined FIA European Top Methanol Dragster and FIA European Top Methanol Funny Car Championship. Continue reading
Red Line Oil have a reputation in drag racing for the high quality motor oils and fuel additives, and their products are used by many teams in the most demanding motorsport on earth. Red Line Oil Scandinavia is the latest partner to join the 2017 Speedgroup contingency program. “We want to broaden the Red Line trademark and we want the racers to experience the high quality of our products and thereby save parts with lower costs as a result,” said L-O Jonsson, responsible for sales and marketing in the south and southeast region of the Red Line Oil Scandinavia market. Continue reading
Elmia – Bilsport Performance & Custom Motor Show is over for this year and a lot of Easter eggs have been opened. More than 74 000 people visited the show over the four days it lasted. And in the Speedgroup stand they could have a seat in the 2-seat dragster as well as on the Beast, Jr Dragster and Junior Drag Bike.
Made in Sweden and winning all over the world, that’s a fact for Auto Verdi connecting rods and oil pumps! But the Swedish high tech company never forgot their origin and will once again be a Speedgroup contingency partner for the 2017 season with the two products they are so famous for. “We have a new, very successful oil pump for Hemi engines we want to promote with the contingency program,” said Stefan Verdi, founder of Auto Verdi. Continue reading
Lucas Oil will have a prominent place on both sides of Stig Neergaard’s Top Fuel operation in 2017. The well-known American oil company that support so many drag racers worldwide, are increasing their involvement with the Danish team and will be Stig Neergaard Racing’s major partner in the 2017 FIA European Top Fuel Championship title race. Continue reading
Dream big, that’s what Petteri Liimatainen and his family run team do for sure. After a career in Junior Dragster, two trips to the States to obtain his licence, and a rain interrupted very short season in Super Comp/Super Pro ET, 17-year-old ‘Boy Racer Finland’ will step up to FIA European Top Methanol Dragster! “It’s my goal to eventually be able to challenge my childhood hero Timo Habermann, a good friend and mentor,” the young Finnish talent said. Continue reading
‘Simpson, driven by safety’. These four words describe exactly what Simpson stand for. “In personal safety products that are designed to work together to create a safety cell, I would say we are market leader,” said Jan Phersson, founder and owner of Simpson Europe. With immediate effect Simpson Europe join Speedgroup’s contingency program with helmets and fire suits for the classes Pro Modified, Pro Stock, Pro Street, Top Doorslammer and Junior Dragster. Continue reading