Vance & Hines extend contingency partnership for EDRS Pro Stock Motorcycle

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For the third consecutive year Vance & Hines, the world famous American manufacturer of aftermarket motorcycle performance parts, will be a contingency partner for Pro Stock Motorcycle in the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship. “We have some great racers representing us in Europe. We want to help support and give back to the people that believe in the Vance & Hines products. The racer that buys our products and supports our company deserves to get something in return, and this is the best way to reach them, we feel”, said Eddie Krawiec, three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, rider of the Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson and business manager for the Vance & Hines race shop. Continue reading

More from the BILSPORT Performance & Custom Motor Show

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In Tuesday’s article we already paid attention to the very successful Easter weekend  BILSPORT Performance & Custom Motor Show at the Elmia fairgrounds near Jönköping. We received some great photo collages made by Yasmine A. Bengtson. These pictures give a perfect impression what a great success the BILSPORT Performance & Custom Motor Show (88.792 visitors) was, and how great the interest in the Speedgroup booth was. Continue reading

Drag racing in the spotlight at Easter motorsport shows

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It was a busy but also very successful Easter weekend for the promotion of drag racing. The BILSPORT Performance & Custom Motor Show near Jönköping and the American Car Show in Helsinki attracted record crowds and there was great interest in the Speedgroup and FHRA/FDBA booths at these shows. Many questions were answered and many new fans welcomed. Continue reading

Diamond Pistons contingency partner for FIA and EDRS car classes

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Diamond Pistons are a well-known name in European drag racing. Michigan based Diamond Racing Products join the 2016 Speedgroup Contingency Program for EDRS car classes and FIA classes. “Racers love contingency programmes, and it allows Diamond to give back to the racers that support our company”, said Grant Campbell, Sales & Technical Support representative of Diamond Racing Products. Continue reading

Harland Sharp roller rocker arms in 2016 Speedgroup Contingency Program

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“Here at Harland Sharp we have been discussing ways to help expand our presence into the European market. When we received an email about the EDRS program, we did some research and it seemed like a perfect fit. In the past, contingency programs have worked out well for us here in the US. We have participated in NMRA/NMCA, IHRA and NHRA in previous race seasons. For the 2016 season we are doing contingency programs with the NHRA and Speedgroup EDRS!”, said Steve Becker. Continue reading

Dutch Post & Dros Racepak service at Pomona

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Racepak and Post & Dros are one of Speedgroup’s contingency partners. Almost two years ago Post & Dros Racing Engines & Parts, the European importer of all Racepak products, introduced a trackside support service at some FIA European Drag Racing Championship races. It was an instant success and Dick Koster, the Post & Dros employee and responsible for this service, was back in 2015 for all FIA races. But innovation never stops and to get the latest updates and tips and tricks of all Racepak products, Koster and his colleagues Egbert Dros and Erwin Pepping not only travelled to the Racepak headquarters in California, but also to Pomona, where Koster assisted the Racepak crew with their trackside support at the NHRA Circle K Winternationals.  Continue reading

CEO´s Column

Speedgroup´s crew on BILSPORT Performance & Custom Motorshow 2015. Next week the show is on again! The SPEEDGROUP crew on BILSPORT Performance & Custom Motorshow 2015. Next week the show is on again, different constellation of staff and race vehicles on display, but hopefully equally interesting!

Published 17th of March 2016

It all comes down to communication..

I don´t know how many times I have experienced that it all comes down to communication. When I started working for Speedgroup in 2009, the company had recently been assigned as administrator for the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. Continue reading

Vesa Ruhanen, more, faster and quicker in 2016

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When a rider could earn bonus points for being the first to enter the championship, Vesa Ruhanen would now be the leader, as the Finn was one of the first riders to register for the 2016 EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship in Super Street Bike, and not without reason. After a season with only two races, Ruhanen can’t wait to start racing again and is looking for a bit more of everything; more races, more wins and a first 6-second time slip.  Continue reading

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