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Motorsport festival (June)

Akureyri Motorsport festival will be held in Akureyri, from 13th. - 17th. June 2024

The Motorsport festival (Bíladagar in icelandic) 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 Motorsport festival, especially welcoming guest attending the venue.
The Motorsport festival is 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.

More information and photographs of the event  can be found on the following link  www.ba.is and the Facebook page.

The main events are:
Visit the car clubs web page for the whole program, available just prior to the event.
Drift, Car and Gadget show, Sand drag race, 1/8 Drag Race, Burn-Out