Racers Page – FIA Championship

FIA Championship Racers page

Information relevant for participants  in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship.
In case you have questions to which you don´t find answers on this page, please contact the coordinator (see below)


FIA is the sanctioning body for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship www.fia.com

Speedgroup is assigned as administrator for the championship – website www.speedgroup.eu contact: coordinator Åsa Kinnemar asa.kinnemar@speedgroup.eu tel. +46 705315332 (based in Sweden)


TECHNICAL REGULATIONS & CHAMPIONSHIP SPORTING REGULATIONS
Link to the page on the FIA:s website where the Sporting & Technical Regulations are published.

Please note it is every driver´s responsibility to seek information and to comply with the FIA Regulations when participating in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. See the events calendar on a separate page at this website.


FIA CHAMPIONSHIP CATEGORIES  & REGISTRATION

Included categories:
FIA Top Fuel Dragster (TF)
FIA Top Methanol Dragster & Funny Car (TM)  
FIA Pro Stock Car (PRO)
FIA Pro Modified (PM)

To be eligible for any awards in the FIA European Drag Racing Championships (series or event) a FIA European Drag Racing Championship registration fee has to be paid each year to the Championship administration at the latest 30 days before taking part in any Championship round. This single fee is in the sum of €800 plus value added tax (VAT) if applicable*. The amount covers all rounds of the Championship (there are no options currently to pay for registration for part of the championship events). The FIA European registration fee is in addition to all normal race entry fees. A driver may compete in more than one FIA category paying one championship fee.

* Specification of registration fees:
FIA – Swedish VAT registered company – 1000€
FIA – VAT registered company within the EU –  800€
FIA – Company outside the EU – 800€
FIA – Private person incl 200VAT – 1000€

Registration and payment of the entry fee for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship is administered by Speedgroup.

Championship registration opens on March 1st at www.dragracing.eu 

Create a drivers profile, log in and select the “FIA European Championship” Registration in the list of events.

Technical support for dragracing.eu is handled by Lelle Olsson lelle@nitroz.se
Speedgroup contact asa.kinnemar@speedgroup.eu tel. +46 70 531 5332.

Non-registered championship drivers may enter FIA Championship events but are not eligible for pay out of any event prize funds nor travel funds.


EVENT ENTRY FEE
The Event Entry Fee for the FIA categories is set to €260/event.
The fee is paid to each organizer. Entry procedure currently differs between organizers. Speedgroup is happy to provide information. Ticket allocation for each entry in the FIA categories is set to 10.


FIA COMPETITION LICENSE
Drivers must hold a FIA International Competition license valid for drag racing and specifically for the category of vehicle to be driven. It is applied for via the National ASN (motorsports federation).


ANTI-DOPING
Each driver is personally responsible for keeping updated and complying with the anti-doping regulations at all times. If you are a driver or rider active in the FIA championship or just interested to learn more, please take a moment to study the information provided at the FIA website to make sure You are not using any substances that are prohibited or need to be notified to FIA by the use of a Therapheutic Use Exemption Application Form (referred to as TUE).

You will find all you need to know incl the TUE Application Form here: http://www.fia.com/anti-doping


NAME & NATIONALITY DISPLAY ON VEHICLE
Each driver shall display his/her name together with a decal of his national flag on each side of the drivers’ compartment on his racing vehicle (example shown below)

 


FIA LOGO DISPLAY
On the drivers suit: Each driver must display the FIA European Drag Racing Championship logotype in chest height on the right hand front side of his driver’s suit. Minimum size 80 x 80 millimeter

All registered FIA Drivers is provided an embroidered FIA-logo patch free of charge by Speedgroup. Also available to collect from Speedgroup staff at any championship events.

FIA LOGO FOR EMBROIDERY DIRECT ON THE DRIVERS SUIT
If You wish to embroid the FIA logo onto your drivers suit,
Speedgroup can provide an embroidery file free of charge (normally cost around €80-100 to produce one). The file can be used direct in most type of embroidery machines – the file provided is Tajima format (.dst)

FIA LOGO DISPLAY ON VEHICLE
Each driver must display the FIA European Drag Racing Championship logotype each side of his racing vehicle.
Minimum size 120 x 120 millimeter

Placement:
– for Dragsters on the outside bottom rear corner of the rear wings spill plates
– for Funny Cars on the outside upper rear corner of the rear wings spill plates
– for Pro Stock and Pro Modified Cars on the rear quarter panel.

All registered FIA Drivers are provided FIA-stickers for the race cars free of charge by the FIA Championship administrator Speedgroup. Request stickers from coordinator asa.kinnemar@speedgroup.eu tel. +46 705315332 or from Speedgroup staff at any of the championship events.

For high resolute FIA Logos that can be used for print in big formats (for display on transportation vehicles etc.) please request a file via email from asa.kinnemar@speedgroup.eu


FIA COMPETITION NUMBERS
Each driver must have a current FIA European Drag Racing Championship competition number and  display it on the car car. To indicate which class an FIA race car belongs to the competition number is accompanied by an abbreviation code for the class (see top of this page after the class name)

HOW TO REQUEST AN FIA COMPETITION NUMBER (NON TOP10)
Please, contact Speedgroup via email for information and assistance. asa.kinnemar@speedgroup.eu

RACE NUMBERS 1-10 in the FIA European Drag Racing Championship 

The race numbers 1-10 is on loan to drivers based on the final ranking based on championship points 2017. Riders who was ranked top 10 shall display their ranking number on their car (well visible) when participating in any FIA European Drag Racing Championship events 2018, instead of their regular race/start number.

Drivers not ranked 1-10 or who did not participate in the 2017 championship shall use their regular race number.


FERRY DISCOUNTS

finnlines
SPEEDGROUP have an agreement with Finnlines for discounted transportation between Finland-Sweden (Kapellskär-Nådendal both directions) and also on the route Germany-Sweden (Malmö-Travemünde both directions)

For bookings and rates inquiries for any of the contracts – Contact Finnlines!
Call center telephone: Finland +358(0)9-23143100  within Sweden 0771-340900
email: passenger@finnlines.com
Times schedules can be found at:  www.finnlines.com

Teams active in the Championship can request the contract code from Speedgroup: Åsa Kinnemar asa.kinnemar@speedgroup.eu



For info on  discounts for crossings over the British Channel with DFDS, please check the website of the organising club Santa Pod Racers Club


CONTINGENCY PROGRAM

Program which offers suppliers the opportunity to reward drivers when they are in the winner´s circle. The program is worked with continuously to encourage current and potential suppliers to the sport to further engage with drivers and teams!

For information please follow the link: Contingency program
Coordinator: Birgitta Blakstad Poolsaar birgitta.b.poolsaar@speedgroup.eu


CONTACT THE ORGANISERS – FINLAND

Alastaro event/FHRA Finnish Hot Rod Association
CEO leo.laurell@fhra.fi
Event entry to be made via www.dragracing.eu


CONTACT THE ORGANISERS – SWEDEN

Tierp Arena/NDRS Motorclub:
Kjell Pettersson kjell@kazock.com
Tierp Arena – Urban Axelsson manager urban@tierparena.com
Event entry to be made via www.dragracing.eu


CONTACT THE ORGANISERS – GREAT BRITAIN

Santa Pod Racers Club
– Ian Marshall Santa Pod Racers Club
Contact: ir.marshall@btconnect.com Tel SPRC office: +44 (0)1933 – 313625
Event entry forms 2018 for download on Santa Pod Racers Club´s website:
Link to website Santa Pod Racers Club


CONTACT THE ORGANISERS – GERMANY

HockenheimRing/Badischer Motorsport club (BMC):

bmc@hockenheimring.de
Contact: Sabine Tesseraux Tel BMC office: +49 (0) 6205 – 950 170
Event entry forms to be sent by regular mail. Forms to be published at www.nitrolympx.com Racers Pages


DO YOU HAVE NEWS TO SHARE?

If your team have official news to share, Speedgroup will be happy to publish it on the FIA Championship website and Facebook group. Remco Scheelings is Speedgroup´s assigned media officer for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. email remco.scheelings@speedgroup.eu


FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIP ON FACEBOOK

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FIAdragracingchampionship


TEAM SHIRTS
Speedgroup´s preferred supplier for team apparel is US based Classic Graphix (the shirts are produced in the US).

Price example:
Artwork and set up: $150.00
6-12 shirts: $85.00 each, 13 or more: $75.00 each. + $3.00/pc for 2X and 3X.
(different options materials and models)

website: www.classicgraphix.com

contact person for inquiries and orders: Scott Bathurst (owner) scott@classicgraphix.com

Crew clothing, portable tents, flags, banners and more..

PORTABLE SHADE –  Supplier of crew clothing, portable tents and other expo materials
Supplier based in South Africa: Distributer – Lyrén Motorsport.
Please email roger@lyrenmotorsport.com to request more information.