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
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
The race is canceled due to low participation. Refund is given to teams that already signed in. Contact to SHRA-Sundsvall.
One of the oldest tracks in Sweden is having their 33rd Linde Open event 20-21 of August and its crayfish time here in Sweden. What is something, at least the Junior drivers, highlights this weekend. That means long tables are set in the pit and all racers, crew and spectators bring crayfish for dinner.
‘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 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
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
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