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Nordic HUMMER summit
Past HUMMER summits:
Nordic HUMMER summit 2001The Nordic HUMMER summit 2001 was on the 3rd-6th of July in Strängnäs, Sweden.
It came 11 HUMMERS on this summit.
The Program was:
Nordic HUMMER summit 2000
The program was:
Rules for the offroad driving:Starting fee: 200 NOK
Drivers must complete 4-6 sections
Drivers compete according to start number
Compulsory to wear seat belt Prizes to the 3 best drivers with the least amount of penalty points
SummaryParticipants from Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway came to the biggest HUMMER summit ever been in Europe. It came 11 participants with family to Rhodeløkka cafe and drove later through Oslo Centrum and got very much attention from people passing by. Later it was dinner and official opening by Stefan Hjartarson as the program said.
Friday the row of HUMMERS drove down to the 4X4 clubs sand-pit in Vestfold. There the members of the 4X4 club had lighted a camp fire and journalists from the car magazine Right On and Aftenosten wrote articles about it. Now it was time to learn the participants how to use a HUMMER offroad. Ævar Hjartarson demonstrated and learn them how to use B.T.S (Break Throttle System).
The participants trained how to use the cars in the sand, and discovered how funny it was.
Then the row of HUMMERS drove to Helgeroa and occupied the hole wharf and ate at Bergan resturrant.
Then they had dinner at Strand Hotel in Fevik where they filled all the parking spaces.
The row of HUMMERS drove on to Gjerstad to compete offroad. Here it had gathered 700 people who wanted to watch the HUMMERS drive compete offroad.
Almost none of the drivers had drove much offroad. But they used what they had learned Friday.
Arendal offroad club had made a great track, they had also made a little pond so they could show the HUMMERS driving ability in deep water. Also a hill of sand where is was the meaning to get highest up.
Before the sand hill the 3 first positions was: 1: Odd Rolfsen, Norway, 2: Per Gillemo,Norway 3: Peter Olsson, Sweden.
Per Gillebo did not give up on the sand hill, and beated Odd Rolfsen with 4 cm.
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Nordic HUMMER summit 1999
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