02
Dec
2013

Lestrup Magazine 2013 released!

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Now the latest version of Lestrup Magazine is available for download.

The online version is interactive with all the links “clickable”.

It sums up my year, with all the races i´ve done, the different tests i´ve done to find the next step in my career, my own Gokartseries IDCC and a sums up of the start of my own race team Lestrup Racing Team.

The magazine is dedicated to all the partners, sponsors and people making this possible!

I hope you like it!

Visit the link to download: http://www.lestrup.nu/magazine/

/Fredrik Lestrup

02
Dec
2013

IDCC: Halvvägs i IDCC-säsongen 2013/2014

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Nu är vi halvvägs in i IDCC-säsongen 2013/2014 och tabellen tätnar mer och mer.

Tre deltävlingar är körda och i de båda grupperna har två lag tagit ett stabilt grepp om ledningen i mästerskapet.
I grupp 1 leder PC Racing Team med 4 poäng före Heeds som har fått upp bra fart iår. PC Racing Team är erfarna, har vunnit IDCC totalt förut och blir tuffa att slå under andra halvlek.

I Grupp 2 leder Speedlab och de hoppas ju såklart upprepa fjolårets resultat med vinst i gruppen. Men endast 3 poäng bakom ligger Fatboy Slims och jagar.

I senaste racet lyckades PC Racing Team vinna i grupp ett, tätt följda av Heeds som fortsätter plocka pallplatser. trea blev Britalian racing.

Resultat från race 3 grupp 1

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I grupp två lyckades Speedlab ta ännu en seger men det var inte enkelt. Endast 2,8 sekunder bakom gick Stavves imål som tvåa. Otroligt tätt efter 90 minuters körning. Trea blev FatBoy Slims, 20 sekunder bakom ledaren.

Resultat från race 3 grupp 2

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För fullständiga tabeller, se http://www.lestrup.nu/lestrup-events/idcc-in-door-karting/

Nästa race blir efter jul och nyår den 21:a respektive den 22:a januari.

Tills dess, God Jul och Gott Nytt år!

26
Oct
2013

IDCC: IDCC igång på allvar

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Nu har IDCC-säsongen dragit igång på allvar! Två deltävlingar är körda, först på Järfälla sen i Hammarby Sjöstad.

Vi har några nya lag med i grupperna vinnarna från ifjol visar stark form.

Första deltävlingen kördes på Järfälla hyrkartbana och vikingar som vi är så stod laget ut med kyla och mörker. Vi försökte ordna med belysning på banan eftersom mörkret faller tidigt såhär års men ljuset va kanske inte det bästa.

Race blev det iallafall och vinnare i första gruppen var PC Racing Team. PC Racing team har körd IDCC två säsonger tidigare och var totalmästare i grupp 1 2011/2012

I grupp två vann fjolårssegraren Speedlab och började där de avslutade förra året.

Bilder från Järfälla finns på följande adresser:
http://www.lestrup.nu/bilder/
https://www.facebook.com/FredrikLestrupRacing

Andra deltävlingen gick av stapeln i veckan som gick och resultaten såg lite annorlunda ut nu när vi var åter på en bana som alla känner igen.

I grupp 1 gjorde Britalian Racing en strålande insats och kunde vinna racet strax före PC Racing Team som satte dagens bästa tid på 33.330. Trea blev Tromb Racing som hade en hård kamp om sista pallplatsen med Heeds Racing.

Resultat Grupp 1 Race 1

I grupp 2 va FatBoy Slims helt överlägsna och kunde vinna nästan ett halvt varv före Speedlab. FatBoy Slims lyckades också sätta en fantastisk tid på 33.077. Trea blev Tornfrakt, ett varv efter vinnarna.

Resultat Grupp 2 Race 1

För fullständiga tabeller: http://www.lestrup.nu/lestrup-events/idcc-in-door-karting/

Nästa race är 19:e respektive 20:e november!

Ses då!

30
Sep
2013

IDCC: IDCC 2013/2014 startar denna vecka med fulla startfält

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Imorgon startar sjunde omgången av IDCC och deltagandet är större än vanligt.

Nytt för iår är att vi kör premiären utomhus på Järfälla gokartbana där banan kommer att vara upplyst när mörkret faller. VIKTIGT är att vi samlas 18:00 senast eftersom vi inte får använda banan längre än till 20:00.

Startlistorna ser ut som följer:

Grupp 1 tisdagar
Lag 1 RPM
Lag 2 Heeds
Lag 3 Midmarks
Lag 4 JERNET
Lag 5 JERNET Farmers
Lag 6 Fullt Blås
Lag 7 Tromb Racing
Lag 8 V-Racing
Lag 9 Britalian Racing
Lag 10 Termorör Racing
Lag 11 Bumbibjörnarna
Lag 12 PC Racing Team

Grupp 2 onsdagar
Lag 1 Cesar and Boys
Lag 2 Speedlab
Lag 3 Fatboy Slims
Lag 4 Stavves
Lag 5 The Shadows
Lag 6 HiQ 1
Lag 7 HiQ 2
Lag 8 Johan Wagréus
Lag 9 Labomba Racing

Ses imorgon och på onsdag!

/Jocke och Fredrik

17
Sep
2013

Fredrik Lestrup prepares for Australian Dunlop V8 Supercar test

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Fredrik Lestrup will go to Australia for a V8 Supercar test next week. The Swedish GT and Endurance driver has secured a test with the Dunlop Series team Pacific Hoists Hitachi driving a Holden V8 at Wakefield Park outside Sydney. The test is the first step in evaluating an expansion of his career to include the Australian touring car scene.
“I’ve followed Australian motorsport and the V8 Supercar championship with a great interest for several years now and I’ve always wanted to get a taste of what these cars are like to drive,” Fredrik explains. “I got in touch with Nandi Kiss this year about a test in his Dunlop Series car and we established a good rapport from the start. Getting the chance to go to Australia and test a proper V8 Supercar is a dream come true and a chance to get a first taste of what these cars are like to drive. To say I am looking forward to this would be an understatement.”

The car Fredrik will test is a Holden V8 Supercar from 2008 updated with a V8 Supercar engine from 2012 and is run by the team in this year’s Dunlop Series Championship. The test, carried out over one day at Wakefield Park, is  the only planned test so far, but Fredrik will also spend time with the team before and after the test as well as following them to Bathurst where the Dunlop Series joins V8 Supercars for the traditional Bathurst 1000 race.
“Right now I will concentrate on this first test and just get a good understanding of this type of car as it is very different from what I’ve driven before. I also look forward to spending time with the team before and after the test and getting a better understanding of how things work in Australian motorsport as well as seeing what possibilities there are for me here in the future.”

Fredrik won’t rule out the possibility of racing in the category as early as 2014 but knows there are a lot of hurdles to overcome to make that happen.
“Of course the ultimate goal would be to be able to do a full season in the Dunlop series next year,” Fredrik says. “I fully appreciate the difficulties in achieving this, especially coming from Europe, but I didn’t start out in motorsport to shy away from challenges. I’m prepared to start over from the beginning again to make this happen and there is a lot of hard work ahead to make this possible, but it is a challenge I welcome. V8 Supercars and the Dunlop Series are both very impressive championships and the V8 Supercar scene is one of the largest and most challenging racing series around right now. Being a part of that would be a great step in my career, but right now it is one step at a time and the first step is to prepare myself for this test.”

The test will be held on September 24th.

For the latest news see www.lestrup.nu and Fredrik Lestrup Racing’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FredrikLestrupRacing

About Fredrik Lestrup: 

Fredrik Lestrup is a 29-year-old racing driver from Stockholm, Sweden. His career in motorsport began in 2005 when he joined the Junior Touring Car Championship in Sweden. After having graduated to the Swedish Touring Car Championship two years later, Fredrik moved his career to Germany where he raced for several seasons in MINI Challenge. Then followed seasons in the Swedish and German GT Championships coupled with endurance races in Europe and Dubai including thus far seven 24-hour races at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, in Dubai and Barcelona. In 2013, Fredrik has driven three 24-hour races including racing in two cars in both the Dubai 24-hours and Nürburgring 24-hours. He has also driven a test in an Oreca LMPC prototype. Besides racing Fredrik also works as a race engineer and driver coach.

Follow Fredrik Lestrup at:
www.lestrup.nu
https://www.facebook.com/FredrikLestrupRacing
instagram.com/fredriklestrup
Fredrik Lestrup at Drivers Database: http://www.driverdb.com/drivers/fredrik-lestrup/

Dunlop V8 Supercar Series:

The Dunlop V8 Supercar series is the second highest level of touring car racing in Australia and a second tier championship for V8 Supercar competitors. The category is a feeder series for the well known V8 Supercars series and many drivers from the Dunlop series go on to the V8 Supercars. The Dunlop Series drivers also typically double as co-drivers in the V8 Supercar enduros. The teams race with V8 Supercars  one year or older previously raced and used in the V8 Supercar championships. The season comprises seven race weekends including the legendary Bathurst and Adelaide circuits. Those weekends are shared with the V8 Supercars. Usually three races are held each weekend. The reigning champion is Scott McLaughlin, currently racing in the V8 Supercars.

Official website: http://www.v8supercars.com.au/dunlopseries

The car:

The car run by the Pacific Hoists Hitachi team is a right hand drive Holden V8 Supercar from 2008 updated with a 2012 Holden engine. The car produces about 650 bhp from a 5-litre pushrod V8 engine, has a sequential six speed gear box, is rear wheel drive and has a live rear axle. The car is raced in this year’s Dunlop series by team owner Nandi Kiss. The car is prepared by Hi Tech Motorsport Services from Sydney.

Wakefield Park:

Wakefield Park is a 2.2 km race track about two hours from Sydney. The track was built in 1994 and has hosted V8 Supercars development series races between 2001 and 2008 as well as various races for touring cars, single seaters and Australian Superbikes.

Official website: http://www.wakefieldpark.com.au/

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