Newly crowned FIA Top Fuel champion Ida Zetterström is on the move. Zetterström has announced her plans to make her NHRA Top Fuel debut with JCM Racing during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. The Finnish driver is making a major commitment to her NHRA goals by moving to the United States to pursue her dreams of competing for an NHRA world championship. She plans to run a limited schedule in 2024 with the goal of running a full-time campaign in 2025.Continue reading
Following the glittering FIA Prize Giving on Friday evening, the celebration of motorsport champions and title winners from 2023 continued on Saturday December 9, with successful drivers and co-drivers from regional and international competitions gathering in Baku, the Azerbaijan capital, to receive their coveted awards. Drag racing was represented by Linn Fløysvik.Continue reading
A far from straightforward year in FIM-E Pro Stock Bike ended up with France’s Bertrand Maurice using a bit of Gallic flare and knowhow to overcome numerous challenges to wrap up the 2023 title with an event to spare.Continue reading
Next year’s FIA European Drag Racing Championship will again consist of five rounds held across the United Kingdom, Sweden and Germany, as per the schedule approved during the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Baku.
To say that Tina Høst Nedregård impressed at her championship debut is an understatement. The 34-year old Norwegian finalized her licensing procedure at Gardermoen Raceway to claim the number one qualifying position less than a week later at the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp Arena. Maybe even more impressive than the number one qualifying position was the way she controlled the car and the elapsed time. The 5.265 seconds on what was her second official qualifying run, was the third quickest pass in European Top Methanol history! And with a 5.30-second run in the first round of eliminations, she proved that it was no coincidence at all.Continue reading
To say the father and son team of Speedy Claus and Marcus Christiansen are on something of a roll in Super Twin would be a major understatement. 2023 represented a fourth FIM-E championship in a row for Marcus on board their uniquely thought out injected V-Twin but they also went through the season undefeated and resetting their ET best with a stellar 6.105 at the end of it. We caught up with Marcus during the offseason and the bad news for the competition is the Danish duo won’t be resting on their laurels in 2024.Continue reading
On Saturday night November 11th, Speedgroup celebrated the 2023 season FIA, FIM-E, Summit Racing EDRS and SVEMO series champions at the Aronsborg Conference Centre, Bålsta, near Stockholm. A three course dinner was served during the awards ceremony and afterwards there was music from DJ Åke.Continue reading