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Fri, 17 Feb 2017, 08:19 AM

Speedgroup Announces Title Sponsorship- EDRS European Drag Racing Series Becomes Summit Racing EDRS Series
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Speedgroup is pleased to announce that Summit Racing Equipment, the world’s largest mail order automotive performance equipment company, becomes the title sponsor for the EDRS European Drag Racing Series, which is operated by Speedgroup since 2012. The series will operate as Summit Racing EDRS Series effective from 2017.

The Summit Racing EDRS Series, the biggest drag racing series in Europe, has a set race calendar 2017 including 18 events at 13 tracks in 5 European countries. The series system includes a wide variety of competition classes for both cars and motorcycles, juniors and seniors.

“Stepping up to the series sponsorship is the perfect opportunity to expand Summit Racing’s support for the EDRS racers. We experienced an incredibly positive response to our participation in the contingency program in 2016,” said Jim Greenleaf, Summit’s Motorsport and Events Manager. “We are impressed with the Speedgroup and the vision they have for the future of drag racing in Europe. Summit Racing looks forward to being a part of the program for many years to come.” Summit Racing first became involved through the contingency program operated by Speedgroup 2016, tells Speedgroup´s CEO Åsa Kinnemar. “The response and appreciation from racers for Summit Racings ‘support and commitment in the contingency program alone was amazing. Now we are delighted to get the opportunity to intensify the co-operation with Summit Racing by also having the series operating under the Summit Racing EDRS Series name and banner. The co-operation with Summit will allow us to further develop and add new values to the series both short and longer term”.

RACE CALENDAR 2017 SUMMIT RACING EDRS SERIES
(event organizer shown in brackets)

 MAY 
12-14 Malmö Raceway SWE (SRIF)
20-21 Tallhed/Orsa SWE (Night Cruisers Färnäs)
26-27 Vårgårda SWE (SHRA Borås)

 JUNE 
3-4 Thunder Valle NOR (Jaeren DR)
15-18 Tierp Arena SWE (NDRS MC)
23-25 Tallhed/Orsa SWE (Night Cruisers Färnäs)

 JULY 
June 29 – July 2 Alastaro FIN (FHRA)
June 30 - July 2 Sundsvall SWE (SHRA Sundsvall)
7-9 Piteå Raceway SWE (SHRA Luleå)
8-9 Pärnu, EST (EDRA)
14-15 Fällfors SWE (SHRA Skellefteå)
27-30 Gardermoen NOR (NDRG)

 AUGUST
4-6 Tallhed/Orsa (MC event) SWE (Night Cruisers Färnäs)
11-13 Sundsvall Raceway SWE (SHRA Sundsvall)
19-20 Lindesberg SWE (SHRA Lindesberg)
24-27 Tierp Arena SWE (NDRS MC)

 SEPTEMBER
1-3 Mosten DEN (Mosten MC)
15-17 Gardermoen NOR (NDRG)





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