Akureyri Motor Events will be held in Akureyri, from June 13th to 17th 2019.
Bíladagar is one of the largest motor sports events held in Iceland and is an annual celebration of all cars, motorbikes and general motor sport vehicles from around Iceland. Races, drag racing, displays and much more fills the timetable. The Akureyri Car Club runs a camping facility for those guests/enthusiasts who'd like to stay close to the action for the whole of the event. This area also offers open training tracks and Go-kart rental for all guests.
The Akureyri Car Club is one of Iceland's oldest auto clubs, formed in 1974. The club has hosted variety of events throughout the years with ever growing annual calendar and very active volunteering membership. It is five minutes drive from downtown, about 10 minute walk from nearest bus station, located above Akureyri in the Glerardalur valley. The valley hosts also Akureyri Motorcross arena, Akureyri skiing resort, shooting area and fantastic hiking opportunities.
The Akureyri Car Club area includes 1/8 drag strip track, sand drag track, great Formula Off-road arena, mud bogging pit and can host go-kart, drift and auto-x events. It has camping site, officially open each year during the annual Car Days week, especially welcoming guest attending the venue.
Akureyri Motor Eventsis the club's biggest event, with thousands of spectators attending each year, with the independence day car-show, the drag race and the mud bogging being very popular. The Akureyri Car Club Formula Off-road races are known for great tracks and nicely organized atmosphere.
Below is the program of the festival 2018 which gives an idea of its content. New program for the year 2019 will be added as soon as it is known or minimum 2 weeks prior to the festival.
|Day of week||Event|
|14.6.2018||Thursday||Buggy enduro at 19.00|
|Mud bogging at 21.00|
|15.6.2018||Friday||Auto-x at 11.00|
|Drift at 13.00|
|16.6.2018||Saturday||1/8 drag race at 11.00|
|Sand drag race at 18.00|
|Burn-out at 22.00|
|17.6.2018||Sunday||Car show at Boginn Arena|