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The calendar for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship 2017 has been decided by FIA.
Hosting tracks (same like 2016) are Santa Pod Raceway UK (2 events), Tierp Arena, Sweden (2 events), Alastaro, Finland and HockenheimRing, Germany.
The dates are also published under the menue Race Calendar 2017
Three new persons were voted to be part of the board at the Annual shareholders meeting for Speedgroup Aktiebolag, held in Stockholm on April 23rd. Continue reading
The SPEEDGROUP crew on BILSPORT Performance & Custom Motorshow 2015. Next week the show is on again, different constellation of staff and race vehicles on display, but hopefully equally interesting!
Published 17th of March 2016
It all comes down to communication..
I don´t know how many times I have experienced that it all comes down to communication. When I started working for Speedgroup in 2009, the company had recently been assigned as administrator for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. Continue reading
On Friday March 11th Speedgroup´s Åsa Kinnemar invites teams and stewards to an information meeting in Helsinki, Finland.
The location is FHRA:s office at Malmin Lentoasema (same day and location as the SFI certification)
The meeting is scheduled to 11.00 and last approximately one hour.
The meeting will include information about the FIA European Drag Racing Championship, EDRS, EDRS Pro Nordic and general Speedgroup matters. Sign up is not needed for this meeting.
Any questions please email email@example.com and very welcome to attend the meeting!
On Ferbruary 3rd, Speedgroup´s CEO Åsa Kinnemar paid a visit to Tierp Arena for a meeting with Pierre Tilleaus,
the local operations manager since the autumn 2015. She took the opportunity to take a tour and check out what the now completed conference facilities look like… Continue reading
Starting January 2016 Speedgroups CEO publishes a column at the end of each month. The aim is to share with readers bits and pieces from Speedgroup´s operation in a summarised format. This first column is a summary of what Speedgroup have been up to since the race season ended 2015…
Drag Racing all year round
When the race season ends in the autumn one might think that the pace slows down substantially for us involved in European drag racing. But for some years I have experienced it is quite the opposite and I gather I am far from alone having that opinion.. Continue reading
In December 2015, FIA announced the addition of championship, round #7, to be hosted by the Mediterranean island of Malta, September 30th – October 2nd 2016.
The launch of the official Facebook page for the event has been made in order to provide continuous information. So if you are interested here is an official source for information:
There are new rules and clarifications in the 2016 FIA European Drag Racing Championship Rules, which the FIA Drag Racing Commission have changed for 2016. A clarification concerning points when there is an infraction post or exclusion, suspension or a disqualification. The traveling compensation have been adjust and there is a new article about a traction assessment test that have to been made before an event.
Lars Pettersson Vice President in the FIA Drag Racing Commission would like to take this opportunity to remind Officials and Drivers/Teams also to read and study the FIA International Sporting Code and the appendix. There are lots of rules and chapters that all have to understand and follow.