July 7 short track TROTTELN I TAKET RIDE WHAT YOU BRUNG up to 1985 FUN ONLY no License required

July 7 + July 8 PRACTISE Riders of any class MONKEY RACE DAYS National European license required

July 8 main track JUNIOR National European license required
July 8 main track ROOKIE National European license required
July 8 main track 450 National European license required
July 8 main track VINTAGE TRUE GOLD National European license required
July 8 main track VINTAGE REAL DEAL National European license required
July 8 main track VINTAGE MODERN CLASSICS National European license required
July 8 main track THUNDERBIKE OPEN National European license required
July 8 main track HOOLIGAN CLASS National European license required
July 8 Main track SUPER GIRL National European license required

July 8 main track – all classes VIKING FLAT TRACK CUP ROUND 2


You can arrive to the track at 16.00 at Thursday the 6th of july. Before picking a campsite, please wait for track marshal to guide you into the right spot.

The race

Trotteln i Taket will be held on the short track apx 180 m Friday the 7th of july, Sign on at 9.00-10.00 and inspection at 9.00-10.00. Riders meeting 10.05 and practise between 10.15 – 11.30 first start at 11.35.



Practise at Friday the 7th of july between 16.00 and 18.00 maximum of 8 riders at the time for thoose who signed up for that. The track has floodlight so we are safe and sound even if it gets dark outside.

Monkey Race will be held on Saturday the 8th of july, Sign on at 8.00-09.00, inspection at 08.00-09.00. Practice 09.00-11.00 Riders meeting 11.05 and first start at 11.20.

The track in Vetlanda is about 365 meter, with round curves and a hard surface. All classes will run 4 heats plus finale for the 12 best riders. All heats are 5 laps and finales are 6 laps except 450 who will run 7 laps in the finale. You can sign up for as many classes as you wish, but make sure you have the time to change bike if necessary.

What are the bike specs At Monkey Race Days?

In short what a Flat Track bike needs to have: 19” wheels with proper flat track tires, no front brake, a cut off switch (which stalls the bike if you fall) and a shark fin at the back of your chain (this protects from getting between the sprocket and chain) If you have casted wheels you might need to cover them (with plastic) For more info on rules and regulations go to Regulations page.
For yourself you will need an ECE Helmet, protection boots and ECE back protector.

What is the cost as a rider?

Practise on Friday and Saturday MRD competitors €20,00
To Race 1 class €50,00, €25,00 for each additional class.


You have to buy your License in advance.
Your national license from European FIM-associated countrys is valid during Monkey Race Days. Please vistit for more info. You need a flat track license for competition/race. A “prova-på-license or practise license” is not valid.

You can arrive from Thursday afternoon and use the facilities until Sunday noon.

BEWARE Last date for REGISTRATIONS to Trotteln i Taket May 31 2023 and to Monkey Race June 15 2023.


1. For Junior, Rookie all types of tyres are permitted except for knobblies
2. In Vintage no speedway tyres, no knobblies.
3. For 450 19” wheels and flat track tyres only.


JUNIOR CLASS: From 15 years old any – 500 cc (might also be 14 years – 250 cc if rule changes will be accepted by SVEMO/NMF)

ROOKIE CLASS: where you can learn and improve your moves on your flat track bike, cut of and a shark fin installed. Rookie class doesn’t have an imposition on cubic inches. If you ride very well in Rookie you can be asked to join another suitable Class.

450 CLASS: 450cc MX bike which of course have been heavily tuned and tweaked.

VINTAGE OLD GOLD: Old Triumph’s, BSA’s, Astro Bultaco’s, Harley XR, WR, WLA’s etc. If your engine is OHC, which means overhead camshaft type, that is a no go in Vintage Old Gold class. If you are not sure send us a mail including a photo. You don’t need the proper flat track tyres or 19″ wheels. This class might be divided in more age-specific groups. -1959. Emergency stop / kill switches are recommended but not mandatory in this class.

VINTAGE REAL DEAL: Old purpose built flat track rides 1960 – 1979. Emergency stop / kill switches are mandatory in this class.

VINTAGE MODERN CLASSICS: Year of manufacture up to 1985. Ideally flat track tires (18 “or 19” allowed, not mandatory, no knobblies allowed). Emergency stop / kill switches are mandatory in this class.

THUNDERBIKE OPEN: 500cc and above. Flat Track tire 18 ” or 19” preferable but not a rule, mx/enduro, knobblies or spikes are not allowed. No front brake are allowed, rear brake are mandatory. Emergency stop / kill switches are mandatory in this class.

HOOLIGAN CLASS: All age twins above 750cc with stock main frame (sub-frame may be modified) and little mods as a cut of, unplugged front brake, ideally on flat track tyres (but not essential) no knobblies. Emergency stop / kill switches are mandatory in this class.

SUPER GIRL: Ladies only all specs on bikes above except ROOKIE, Emergency stop / kill switches are mandatory in this class.

Note: Depending on how many registered there are in each class, some classes can be run together or divided into several starting groups.

NOTE: we have a limited amount of pit spaces, so you might need to bring a gazebo/tent and everyone need to bring a pit mat to place under your bike, the size of your whole bike (not just the engine).

In dust we trust

For info – Email:

To enter, follow the links to each class In Vetlanda at Monkey race Days opens at January 30 2023

July 7 + July 8 PRACTISE Riders of any class MONKEY RACE DAYS National European license required

July 8 main track JUNIOR National European license required
July 8 main track ROOKIE National European license required
July 8 main track 450 National European license required
July 8 main track VINTAGE TRUE GOLD National European license required
July 8 main track VINTAGE REAL DEAL National European license required
July 8 main track VINTAGE MODERN CLASSICS National European license required
July 8 main track THUNDERBIKE OPEN National European license required
July 8 main track HOOLIGAN CLASS National European license required
July 8 Main track SUPER GIRL National European license required

July 8 main track – all classes VIKING FLAT TRACK CUP ROUND 2

Event Regulations

1. Rider may compete from 16 years old.
2. Riders will need a SVEMO/FIM day license or have a SVEMO/FIM year license.
3. The parent/guardian must accompany a youth competitor under the age of 18 to the event and stay for the entire duration of the time that the rider is present.
4. All riders should be able to sit astride their machines and, with one foot firmly on the ground, must be able to control the gear lever or the foot brake with the other foot.
5. All riders should have an ID card with them.

1. Motorcycles must be fitted with an effective rear wheel brake. Exceptions are made for Vintage bikes not fitted with rear brake as an original part.
2. Front wheel brakes are prohibited. It is sufficient to unhook and remove the cable of the front brake.

1. For Junior / Rookie / Vintage / Hooligan classes all types of wheels, sizes and tyres are permitted, except for knobblies, no speedway tyres allowed in Vintage, Hooligan or Thunderbike.
2. For 450 classes 19” wheels and flat track tyres are required. See special info abour Viking flat track cup.
3. Casted wheels need to be covered with plastic
4. Maximum depth of profile is 8 mm, maximum width between the profile is 9.5 mm

1. Clutch and brake levers must be, in principal, ball ended, the diameter of the ball to be at least 12.5mm.
2. This ball can also be flattened but in any case the edges must be rounded.
3. These ball ends must be permanently fixed to form an integral part of the lever.

Front forks must not project more than 7cm above the upper mounting points.

1. Footrest should be mounted in their original positions on the frame or no lower than the bottom of the frame or engine and must be fitted with a spring.
2. The ends of the footrests must be rounded with a radius of not less than 12.5mm. The ends of the handlebars on all motorcycles shall be rounded or otherwise protected.

All machines must be fitted with self-closing throttles.

The end of the exhaust pipe or pipes must not project beyond the outer circumference of the rear tyres or the frame.

1. The running of engines is prohibited except during official practice, actual racing, sound testing and for a period not exceeding five minutes prior to the start of each race.
2. A breach of this regulation may involve disqualification from the event of the rider concerned.

All machines will be fitted with an engine cut out button that must be operated by a non elastic string or cord. The cord should be a maximum of 500mm. Any part of the cut-out that remains live when disconnected must be shrouded in order to prevent accidental contact with any part of the motorcycle

1. On all machines the manufacturer’s original primary drive guards or parts of similar design must remain in place.
2. A sharks fin style protector must be fitted to guard the rear sprocket.

1. Front number plates should be a minimum of 20cm x 20cm.
2. Side number plates must be fitted of such size that the number can be read from a distance of 20m
3. No metallic or reflective colours may be used in any circumstances.
4. Plates must be white and display black numbers.

1. All machines, riders and helmets must be presented at the technical control prior to racing
2. When in the opinion of the Officials the machine or helmet is not safe to ride the rider will not be allowed on the track for the riders own safety as well as the safety of its fellow riders.

Measures must be taken to prevent leaks of fuel, oil, cleaning, degreasing, cooling and brake fluids, etc into the ground or vapour into the air
Therefore an oil absorption mat must be placed under every bike in the pits. It has to cover the complete wheelbase of the bike (not just the engine). This to prevent any fluids leaking on and into the soil.
The oil absorption mat must be composed of an absorbent upper part end an impermeable lower part. Metal or plastic drippans, rugs, etc are not allowed.

1. All competitors must wear a crash helmet. Competitors are advised not to wear hand, face or body jewelry/piercings which could prove hazardous in the event of an accident.
2. The mouth should be kept clear of anything likely to cause blockage of the airway in the event of an incident, e.g. chewing gum. This includes removing false dentures.
3. It is not advised that bulky hard objects such as tools etc. are carried in pockets or on the person.
4. Goggles or visor of a non-splinterable type must be worn at the commencement of each race. Spectacles, if worn, must be non-splinterable.
5. It is advised that all riders should wear a body belt/kidney protector and wear protective armour giving protection to at least the chest and shoulders.
6. All riders are advised to wear identification discs around the neck or wrist during racing and practicing. The disc should bear the wearers full name and date of birth.
7. It is the responsibility of the riders parent/guardian to ensure that all protective clothing is correctly fitting for youth competitors.
8. In all races and official practice complete protective clothing produced for motocross racing, knee length boots and gloves shall be worn by each rider. It is advised that motocross jerseys should provide protection against abrasion to the body and arms and that motocross jeans are padded at the hips and knees.

Riding of machines in the pits is strictly prohibited. Machines should be pushed with the engine dead. Riding of machines at a slow pace can be permitted if designated lanes protected from the public are used. Machines must be pushed upon exiting from any point on these lanes. Under no circumstances may the machine be ridden by anybody other than the competitor.

Strictly no personnel, other than signed on Officials, are permitted on the track while machinery is operating.

Start positions will be established according to the provisions of the Event Regulations.

1. All false starts shall be indicated by the waving of a red flag, red lights next to the track and a sound alarm will be activated. All riders will have to go back to the starting area at slow speed and await announcements regarding the restart.
2. Any rider deemed to have caused a false start either by the Clerk of the Course or the Start Line Judge may be penalised.

1. If a race is stopped prior to 2 laps, the race shall be re-run if conditions and time permits.
2. After this distance the race will be restarted and competed over the remaining distance.
Riders will restart in a staggered line starting from the inside of the circuit, in the order in which the riders last crossed the finish line prior to the stoppage.
3. If less than 2 laps are remaining then the race result will be declared on the last complete
4. Any rider being the cause of a stoppage may be disqualified from any results and may not compete in any re-run or may start 25m behind the line up, unless their actions were in the interest of safety.
5. Only riders competing at the time of the showing of the red flag will be permitted to restart.

1. The chequered flag will be displayed as the winner crosses the finish control line and will be kept flying until the last riders finish the lap.
2. No rider will be allowed to start a fresh lap after the chequered flag has been displayed.
3. Riders crossing the finish control line will be flagged off, their position being determined by the number of laps each has completed, those riders who complete a similar number of laps having their positions determined by the order in which they finish.

A change of machine may be permitted provided that prior notification is made to the Official before the race in which the change is to take place. The same machine must be used throughout any one race.

1. If during a race a rider receives outside assistance other than that provided by the Organisers for the removal of himself or his machine from the course in the interests of safety, that rider may be disqualified or penalised.
2. Riders receiving signals from persons associated with them in prohibited areas may be disqualified or penalised.

An Official may disqualify any rider who, in his opinion, is guilty of unfair, foul or dangerous riding or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

1. If both of a riders wheels cross the inner edge of the circuit during racing they will be disqualified from the race result, unless in the Official opinion it was to avoid another rider.
2. If a rider leaves the confines of the course, unless for reasons of safety, they may be disqualified or penalised by the Official.

Riders, parents or associates failing to obey instructions given by officials of the event or deemed to have unjustifiably or maliciously jeopardised the efficient running of the event by not adhering to the Event Regulations may be disqualified from the event.

It is a parent’s or guardian’s responsibility to ensure that children stay within the confines of the event site and obey all instructions issued by the organiser.

It is a condition of acceptance of entry that the promoters shall not be responsible for any damage to a motorcycle or its accessories whether by fire, accident or other causes, nor for the theft of a motorcycle or its accessories before, during and after the event.

Every rider, by signing in and entering or being entered, thereby acknowledges that s/he is bound by these Regulations and Final Instructions issued, to all of which s/he undertakes to submit and, moreover, renounces any right to have recourse to any arbitration or tribunal not provided for.

Viking Flat Track Cup

Är du Skandinaviens vassaste flat track-förare? Efter fjolårets start av ”The Battle of Vikings” har vi till i år slagit oss ihop med Örebro och Malmö för att göra gemensam sak. 2023 kommer cupen avgöras över tre tävlingar med start i Örebro 18 juni, Monkey Race Days i Vetlanda 7-8 juli och Stram Vajer i Vinsvoll 18-19 augusti.

För att delta i cupen anmäler du dig till respektive tävling samt cupen. Varje arrangör kommer ta emot anmälningar och vi kommer dela detta så fort vi har datum på samtliga tävlingar och när anmälan öppnar för respektive deltävling.

Dom klasser som ingår i Viking Flat Track Cup är Junior, Rookie, Vintage True Gold -1959, Vintage Real Deal – 1979 och Vintage Modern Classic – 1985, Hooligan, Thunderbike och Pro 450. Bästa tjej i varje klass kommer premieras! OBS i 450-klassen gäller följande bakdäck Mitas FT18 (ett grönt streck), Mitas FT18, Mitas H18, Shinko SR267/268 (hard/medium/soft). Frågor kring detta hänvisas till Åke Jansson och Mikael Sjövall.

Till skillnad från 2022 kommer vi 2023 utse vinnare i varje klass, alltså dom tre bästa förarna poängmässigt i varje klass i cupen premieras.
Premierna/priserna till dom tre bästa förarna består dels av startavgifterna dels sponsorpriser samt inte minst ära, berömmelse och titeln Årets viking – Skandinaviens vassaste flat trackförare.

För att delta i cupen betalar du in 70:- extra per tävling och klass du anmäler dig till.

Poäng i cupen beräknas efter placering i respektive tävlings final enligt följande:
1:a plats 15p
2:a plats 12p
3:a plats 10p
4:a plats 9p
5:a plats 8p
6:a plats 7p
7:a plats 6p
8:a plats 5p
9:a plats 4p
10:a plats 3p
11:a plats 2p
12:a plats 1p

För övriga tävlingsregler gäller varje tävlings regler samt tilläggsregler. Gemensamt för tävlingarna är att dom följer NMFs regelbok i Norge och Svemos regelbok samt SR Flat track i Sverige. Alla tävlingarna kräver minst nationell tävlingslicens, det vill säga du kan köra på din norska licens i Sverige och din svenska licens i Norge. Undantag från Svemos regelverk är att speedwaydäck inte tillåts i vintage-klasserna.

Info: Norge – Facebook @VinsvollFlattrack
Sverige – Vetlanda @theevilmonkeymagazine eller via mail, Örebro via mail eller

Viking Flat Track Cup

Are you the sharpest flat track rider of Scandinavia? After last year’s start of ”The Battle of Vikings”, this year we have teamed up with Örebro and Malmö to do a common cause. In 2023, the cup will be decided over four races starting in Örebro 18 June, Monkey Race Days in Vetlanda July 7-8 and Stram Vajer in Vinsvoll August 18-19.

To participate in the cup, you register for each race and the cup. Each race organizer will receive registrations and we will share this as soon as we have dates for all races and when registration opens for each sub-competition.

The classes included in the Viking Flat Track Cup are Junior, Rookie, Vintage True Gold -1959, Vintage Real Deal – 1979 and Vintage Modern Classic – 1985, Hooligan, Thunderbike and Pro 450. Best girl in each class will be awarded! NOTE in the 450 class, the following rear tires are mandatory Mitas FT18 (a green line), Mitas FT18, Mitas H18, Shinko SR267/268 (hard/medium/soft) apply. Questions about this are referred to Åke Jansson and Mikael Sjövall.

In 2023 we will select winners in each class, i.e. the three best riders in terms of points in each class in the cup will be awarded.
The awards for the three best riders consist partly of the entry fees and partly of sponsors as well as, not least, glory, fame and the title Viking of the Year – Scandinavia’s sharpest flat track rider.

To participate in the cup, you pay SEK/NOK 70 extra per race and class you sign on to.

Points in the cup are counted according to placement in the final of each race as follows:
1st place 15p
2nd place 12p
3rd place 10p
4th place 9p
5th place 8p
6th place 7p
7th place 6p
8th place 5p
9th place 4p
10th place 3p
11th place 2p
12th place 1p

For other race rules, each races rules and additional rules apply. Common to the races is that they follow NMF’s rulebook in Norway and Svemo’s rulebook as well as SR Flat track in Sweden. All the races require at least a national race license, that is, you can use your Norwegian license in Sweden and your Swedish license in Norway That also applys on danish riders. National flat track license from any EU-country is valid in Sweden according to a special agreement. In Norway is International FIM-license for flat track required. An exception to Svemo’s regulations is that speedway tires are not allowed in the vintage classes and in 450 only Mitas FT18 (one green line), Mitas FT18, Mitas H18, Shinko SR267/268 (hard/medium/soft) are allowed.

Info: Norway – Facebook @VinsvollFlattrack
Sweden – Vetlanda @theevilmonkeymagazine or via email, Örebro via email or

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