Tommy Grimes to ride The Beast in Sweden

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Tommy Grimes

Tommy Grimes, a 16-time NHRA Wally winner and four time season champion in Nitro Harley, will take over the riding duties of Per Bengtsson’s ‘The Beast’ at the Scandinavian Internationals, as the four time European Champion will not be able to ride The Beast himself at Tierp Arena.  Continue reading

Rain disturbs Drag Challenge Grand Opening at great new Gardermoen Raceway

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Mother Nature is not always as cooperative as you would like when you have something to celebrate. Rain played far too important a role in the opening of the new Gardermoen Raceway. Not only was the official part of the ceremony disturbed by rain, but also round three of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship was cut short to one qualifying round on Friday and one on Saturday before rain also brought an early end to eliminations after only one round was completed.  Continue reading

Drag Challenge Grand Opening at Gardermoen plagued by rain

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‘It’s raining again’ from Supertramp would have been more suitable for the Drag Challenge Grand Opening then AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ that came from the Gardermoen Raceway sound system almost every four hours. You don’t always get what you deserve and that was for sure with the Norsk Drag Racing Gardermoen and their opening of the new Gardermoen Raceway.  Continue reading

Rain brings end to Drag Challenge at Gardermoen after round one of eliminations

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Kalle Lyrén

Rain brought an early end to the eliminations of the Drag Challenge Grand Opening, round three of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship at the new Gardermoen Raceway. After the first round of eliminations, the rain that already badly affected the Friday and Saturday qualifying was back and after some short delays earlier on the Sunday, the race director had to cancel the Drag Challenge at 4 PM. Continue reading

Samu Kemppainen, Kalle Lyrén, Rikard Gustafsson and Henri Kolehmainen number one qualifiers at Gardermoen Grand Opening

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Samu Kemppainen

Samu Kemppainen raced to the number one qualifying position in Super Twin Motorcycle at the second day of qualifying for the Drag Challenge Grand Opening, round three of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship at Gardermoen Raceway, Norway. In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Top Fuel Motorcycle and Super Street Bike the leaders after Friday qualifying stayed in the number one position and so Kalle Lyrén, Rikard Gustafsson and Henri Kolehmainen will enter eliminations as the number one qualifier in their respective categories. Continue reading

Vesa Lipponen, Kalle Lyrén, Rikard Gustafsson and Henri Kolehmainen leaders after Friday qualifying at Gardermoen

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Vesa Lipponen

 

Vesa Lipponen raced to the number one qualifying position in Super Twin Motorcycle at the first day of qualifying for the Drag Challenge Grand Opening at Gardermoen Raceway, round three of the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. In Pro Stock Motorcycle Kalle Lyrén was quickest, while in Top Fuel Motorcycle Rikard Gustafsson and in Super Street Bike Henri Kolehmainen are the leaders in Norway with still one qualifying day to go. Continue reading

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