The Drag Finals at Gardermoen Raceway, September 8-10, will have an extra highlight with the final part of the Summit Racing Super Series. The shoot-out in the Pro ET and Super Pro ET classes was included in the programme of the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp Arena. But when the curfew of 8 PM was there, the eliminations were not finished yet.Continue reading
This is the final call for taking part in the Drag Finals at Gardermoen Raceway, September 8 – 10. Registration at the normal fee is until August 21st, for an extra entry fee until August 28th. Take part in the Drag Finals, your last chance to race in 2023.
The Drag Finals at Gardermoen Raceway is the last race of the 2023 Summit Racing EDRS Series and the Norwegian Championships. So register now on dragracing.eu so you can make your last runs of the 2023 season and collect the last points for the 2023 championships.
After a long two days of qualifying, the last thing the FIM-E fields needed to see when they woke up this morning was rain. Worried glances at various weather apps and rain radars were the order of the day while the Tierp Arena track crew worked hard to clean the racing surface and shutdown area. Mercifully the track was ready to go at 5:30pm local time, but with a notional curfew of 8pm the racing would finish at the completion of the semi-finals in all classes.Continue reading
The weather was not with the racers on race day during the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp Arena. But in the end, all drivers and teams were happy that they could race at all, as eliminations started at 5 PM and when the curfew of 8 PM was there, Top Fuel, Top Methanol and Pro Stock had completed their semifinals and Pro Modified their quarterfinals. In Top Fuel Antti Horto and Timo Lehtimäki made the final an all Finnish affair, while in Pro Stock the two Swedes Jimmy Ålund and Stefan Ernryd would have had to race for the trophy. In Top Methanol Silvio Strauch would have been the winner as the driver from Germany had a bye run in the final.Continue reading
A frustrating day blighted by rain, oildowns and a broken glass panel in the Arena tower, but the fields are set for eliminations tomorrow (Sunday) at the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp, Sweden. After yesterday’s two sessions, the intended three qualifying rounds today became two and then eventually one as the cold and drizzle moved back in this evening.Continue reading
Ida Zetterström, Tina Høst Nedregård, Andres Arnover and Jimmy Ålund remain the number one qualifiers at Tierp Arena
Although there were several improvements on day two of qualifying for the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp Arena, the Friday leaders remained in the number one position with the ETs they recorded on day one. Thus Ida Zetterström is the number one qualifier in Top Fuel with 4.06 seconds, rookie Tina Høst Nedregård in Top Methanol, Andres Arnover in Pro Modified and Jimmy Ålund in Pro Stock and these four drivers will lead their respective categories into Sunday’s eliminations.Continue reading
Ida Zetterström, Tina Høst Nedregård, Andres Arnover and Jimmy Ålund provisional leaders at Tierp Arena
Ida Zetterström raced to the provisional number one qualifying position in Top Fuel at the first day of qualifying for the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals, the third round of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship at Tierp Arena in Sweden. In Top Methanol rookie Tina Høst Nedregård surprised with a great 5.26 seconds to claim the provisional number one position. Andres Arnover is the leader in Pro Modified, while in Pro Stock Jimmy Ålund claimed the provisional number one qualifying position after two runs.Continue reading
The opening two sessions of FIM-E qualifying at the Summit Racing Equipment Internationals, Tierp Arena were an occasionally troubled affair as a number of teams struggled to dial in to the track, but some local knowledge seemed to prove beneficial at the end of the day.Continue reading