May 9th 2018
We are sorry to inform you all that the race event scheduled for July 7-8th in Hagfors, has been cancelled.
The organisers, SHRA Karlstad let us know that it is due to circumstances outside their control. The event was included in the Summit Racing EDRS Series and Super Series.
The cancellation affects the the following classes:
Pro Street (PS), Super Gas (SG), Super Street (SST), Junior Dragster (JrD), Super Pro ET (SPET), Pro ET (PET)
Link to the updated calendar >>> Race Calendar 2018 Summit Racing EDRS Series_May 9th<<<
In case you have any questions, please contact the assigned class contact persons.
/ Speedgroup work group
The chase for $10 000, glory and trophies begin!
Report by Carl-Erik Kihlman
On May 11-12 (Friday-Saturday) it´s time for the first race in Summit Racing EDRS -series, but also the first qualification for the Summit Racing Super Series. It´s held at Vårgårda Raceway and it looks like it will be almost full 16-ladders in both Pro ET and Super Pro ET. Check the entry list (and later the results) online at www.dragracing.eu !
Vårgårda Raceway made their come-back four years ago after an updating of the track surface. In the mid 70´s it was one of the biggest track in Europe. Nowadays it´s a fast 1/8-mile track with a large pit-area.
Among the competitors, we can see the top 4 of last years final standing in Super Pro ET Summit Racing EDRS Series. Some updates for all of them, but Anders Back comes with his new Corvette this time.
The winner of Pro ET, Central Division 2017, Daniel Alfredsson has moved up to Super Pro ET and leaves the field open for the others, Anders Edin and Jonas Larsson for example. Both very experienced drivers in the dial-in classes.
The winners in each class are directly qualified for the shoot-out in Summit Racing Super Series at Tierp Arena August 24-27th (the FIA-championship race). There they will compete for the total price fund of $10 000 (in each class).
The weekend after Vårgårda, May 19-20th drivers can choose between four events in the Super Series qualification; Sweden (Malmö and Tallhed), Norway (Gardermoen) and Finland (Motopark). In Finland, just in Pro ET.
You can find all information about Summit Racing Super Series here: https://www.dragracingeurope.eu/edrs/summit-racing-super-series-petspet/
Technical rules for these classes can be found here:
With the established Summit Racing EDRS Series serving as base, Summit Racing and Speedgroup introduce a new “series in the series” concept for the Pro ET and Super Pro ET classes 2018. Qualifying events are hosted May-August by a number of tracks in four countries, ending with a shooutout final event at Tierp Arena, Sweden August 23-26th!
Track champions from 13 (PRO ET) and 10 (SUPER PRO ET) participating tracks are eligible for a place in the final event hosted by the state of the art venue Tierp Arena in Sweden August 23-26th . During the final event these pre-qualified track champions can enjoy the opportunity to race each other for as well glory, trophies and monetary awards provided by Summit Racing!
Read more at this page: https://www.dragracingeurope.eu/edrs/summit-racing-super-series-petspet/
The results are reported at www.dragracing.eu
The photo gallery is updated throughout the weekend. Link to Photo gallery
Speedgroup´s representatives at Tallhed this weekend: Åsa Kinnemar, Mikael Alfredsson, Lena Perés (Sunday).
Racers on site receives a Speedgroup Drag Racing Magazine and a discount coupon from Summit Racing in the entry document envelope – ´don´t miss to check it out!
Saturday provided a full day and evening of racing for the 78 drivers and riders on site at Malmö Raceway. A mix of classes and including both cars and motorcycles, juniors and seniors.
– The webcam is live streaming the on track activities – LINK TO WEBCAM
– Link to results (please see time indication when the last results was published).
The event is included in Summit Racing EDRS Series and is also the first Swedish Championship series event (out of 8) for Junior Dragster.
The event continues on Sunday with eliminations.
Speedgroup exhibits at the “Spring Fair” or in swedish Vårmässan in the city of Sundsvall, Sweden May 6-7th. The Sundsvalls Motorshow, which is one part of the show, is organised by SHRA Sundsvall, also the Summit EDRS Series event organiser at Sundsvall Raceway. Continue reading
Swedish BILSPORT Magazine is the long-time class sponsor for the Pro Modified class. BILSPORT is one of the titles owned by the leading motor publishing house in the Nordic region. The company, Albinsson & Sjöberg, publishes around 15 magazine titles, which are distributed in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Poland. Furthermore some 15 exhibitions and events are arranged yearly attracting around 200 000 visitors. www.fabas.se
The BILSPORT Pro Mod class sponsorship is connected to the EDRS Pro concept, which is part of the Summit Racing EDRS Series. The BILSPORT Pro Mod calendar 2017 includes the four biggest drag racing events in the Nordic region:
15-18 June Tierp Arena SWE
30 June – July 2 Alastaro FIN
27-30 July Gardermoen NOR
24-27 August Tierp Arena SWE – FINALS
For the 2017 season the class sponsorship prize fund has been increased by 25% to 100 000 (SEK).
It will be shared by the top 5 drivers. Based on the final points rankings after the four events the winner gets SEK 50 000. The runner-up is entitled to SEK 20 000, while the 3rd placed driver will enjoy a payout of SEK 15 000 for his/her achievement. Position 4 is awarded with SEK 10 000 and finally the 5th position will get SEK 5 000.
The 2016 EDRS Pro winner Micke Gullqvist, Sweden appreciates BILSPORT´s continued support and confirms he will once again battle for the title;
– Yes, we will race the EDRS Pro Series again this year. We only have to add the race at Gardermoen, Norway, to the FIA tour we’re participating in to complete the EDRS.
PS. It is possible to select the English sub title version for non-Swedish speaking viewers.