Monthly Archives: February 2020

Peter Schöfer

We at Speedgroup were very sorry to hear of the death of former Top Methanol racer and multiple European champion Peter Schöfer.

‘He was a motor athlete with body and soul. The ‘Pat’, as his friends and everyone called him, has achieved a lot in his far too short life. He was a multiple European champion in motorcycle and drag racing. He won many tough fights on the racetrack, but unfortunately he lost his last fight, an unfair fight against cancer. We all hope that where he is now, he will find beautiful racetracks and fair opponents. We will never forget you and honour what you have built.

In eternal beloved memory

Moni, Luna, Sinah, Nicolai

Rudi, Wolfgang, Christina

Rebecca, Leoni, Thomas

Alexander’

Our deepest condolences go out to Peter’s family and friends,

The board and everybody involved in Speedgroup

Rest in Peace Peter, it was an honour to have known you, to see you and your team race all over Europe and take so many pictures of you during your great career,

Remco

The new venue was a success for the 2020 Åby Dragracingmarket swap meet


The recent Åby Dragracing Marknad swap meet attracted a lot more visitors and exhibitors than in previous years. This year’s swap meet was located at the Ingelsta shopping center, a new venue, and around 3500 visitors were counted in by the organizer Åby Motorklubb. That’s about 1000 more visitors than usual and in addition, the number of exhibitors came to about 150.

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Vegter Pro Mod Racing back to their roots

With immediate effect, David Vegter will be back on track under his own familiar team name Vegter Pro Mod Racing. The Dutchman will once again compete in the FIA European Pro Modified Championship, the championship in which Vegter was so successful in recent years. “The crew will be the same and we are updating the Camaro at the moment. We’re going for it with renewed energy and we are going to make it a great season,” said a driven David Vegter.   Continue reading