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    Per Eklund & Toomas Heikkinen place 4th & 5th in Sweden’s Rallycross Norden. Photo Credits: © Johan Persson Results Division 1 Rallycross Norden, Arvika, Sweden After a rainy day, Eklund drove to a 4th position in the A-final. Student Toomas Heikkinen drove with his old 9-3 to a 5th place. 1...
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    Photo Credit: Photo: © Lennart Pettersson Mike Jager has recently covered Per Eklund’s protege, Toomas Heikkinen where he will participate in the first two events of the 2010 Finnish Rallycross Championship. It was in March where we first learned that Heikkinen is being groomed by Eklund for...
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    Photo Credits: http://www.erc24.com/ Per Eklund appears to be grooming a young protege who will be joining Eklund Motorsport. A Finn, by the name of Toomas “Topi” Heikkinen will be racing in this year’s Finnish rallycross according to enthusiast, Mike Jager It’s nice to see experienced...
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    Photo Credit: RallyCross.com Per Eklund, long time Saab rally driver wins the Solberg Extreme Motor Show according to RallyCross.com The first edition of the ‘Solberg Extreme Motor Show’ has come to an end at the Telenor Arena at Fornebu. Tommy Rustad (SAAB 9-3 from Eklund) won the final of the...
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    Photo Credit: RallyCross.com Per Eklund Wins FIA RallyCross Championship In Finland in his Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan. Here are the details below thanks to Mike Jager. Eklund wins in Finland! This weekend (October 3-4) the third and final 2009 Candidate Event for the FIA European Rallycross...
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    With thanks to Kroum for the heads-up, here’s a quick video of Per Eklund giving demo drives of the Turbo in northern Sweden. It’s quite amazing how he can just cruise at these speeds on ice. Everything looks stable, quite unshaken. It’s also pretty cool how the lights illuminate the road...
  7. Saab News
    I just had this video sent to me by Saab in Sweden. It’s a guy, presumably a journalist, going for a joyride with Per Eklund at the wheel. It was shot back in 2006 at what I believe was an Aero-X promotional photo shoot in Sweden. I think the constant look on his face says it all! Enjoy...
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    Ignoring my calls for him to retire and coach other Saab competition teams, Per Eklund has turned up at the London Masters Rallycross event and won the darn thing!! This came in from Terry D, who was there to see the whole shebang: <blockquote>Per Eklund won the London Masters rallycross...
  9. Saab News
    Michael Jordan won six NBA championships in eight years with the Chicago Bulls. If he hadn’t taken a diversion into baseball it might have been eight out of eight - who knows? Air Jordan retired as the king of the sporting world. He’d led the Bulls to the promised Land, watched them falter...
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    Photo Credit: Per Eklund Racing Per Eklund, a legendary Saab rally driver and native to Sweden, continues to expand on his long history of rally driving behind the wheel of the SAAB 96 V4 in the early days to a Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan today. I have included a well written bibliography of Per...
  11. Saab News
    Per Eklund was involved in recent racing, running in the 2nd round of the European Rally Championship in France a few weekends ago. Mike Jager reports that it turned out to be a story of persistance and capitalising on some good fortune that led to some success at the end of the day. In the...
  12. Saab News
    It's fair to say 2006 wasn't the best year for Per Eklund when it came to racing. I could scarcely find coverage of his efforts, but thankfully Per-watcher Mike Jager has a new Per Eklund News blog an we can all trace his progress through 2007. Let's start at the beginning..... Per has a...
  13. Saab News
    The Saab European Delivery Ice Experience that I have mentioned previously has recently filmed an in-car night-vision video of some night ice driving with Per Eklund & Kenneth Backlund of the Saab Performance Team in Northern Sweden. The ice driving concludes with a dinner, but I will leave that...
  14. Saab News
    FIA European Rallycross Championship for Drivers 2005 - Round 1 - 05/08/05 - Circuit des Ducs - Essay-Orne - France Per Eklund entered the venue rather late, due to parts for his car being delivered very late. His brand new Saab 9-3 'Aero SportSedan' was hampered by teething problems in France...
  15. Saab News
    Ongoing co-operation for Saab, Clarion and Per Eklund Per Eklund, Saab and the Clarion Team Europe will continue their co-operation in Rallycross next year when Per will compete for the first time a new Saab 9-3 Aero Sport Sedan. As Saab homologates its 9-3 Sport Sedan for competition, it is...
  16. Saab News
    Source: http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories....01518930&EDATE= On June 30, Swedish veteran champion race car driver Per Eklund will return to Colorado Springs in his modified Saab 9-3 Viggen to defend his open class record time set at the 2000 race. This marks the 79th running...
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