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2017-07-11 - 2017-07-15 Folkrace, Semesterracet Vimmerby, Sweden
2017-07-11 - 2017-07-15 Folkrace, Semesterracet Vimmerby, Sweden
Published: 2017/07/16
Channel: motorfilm
Folkrace Vesterås 18.03.2017
Folkrace Vesterås 18.03.2017
Published: 2017/03/22
Channel: GalskapMotorsportcom
2014-07-16 - 2014-07-20 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen,. Motala
2014-07-16 - 2014-07-20 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen,. Motala
Published: 2014/07/22
Channel: motorfilm
2016-07-12 - 2016-07-16 Folkrace, Semesterracet, Vimmerby
2016-07-12 - 2016-07-16 Folkrace, Semesterracet, Vimmerby
Published: 2016/07/27
Channel: motorfilm
Folkrace - Svampafestivalen 2017
Folkrace - Svampafestivalen 2017
Published: 2017/08/18
Channel: MotorsportLarsson
BIG Stock Car / Folkrace Crash & Fail Compilation
BIG Stock Car / Folkrace Crash & Fail Compilation
Published: 2017/07/21
Channel: MotorMedia Sweden
LA 2017 Folkrace
LA 2017 Folkrace
Published: 2017/10/08
Channel: Ingela Karlsson
2017-07-19 - 2017-07-23 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen 2017, Motala, Sweden
2017-07-19 - 2017-07-23 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen 2017, Motala, Sweden
Published: 2017/07/25
Channel: motorfilm
Folkrace Seffle 21.05.2017
Folkrace Seffle 21.05.2017
Published: 2017/05/23
Channel: GalskapMotorsportcom
Folkrace Älvsbyn Tvådagars 2015 Highlights Dag 1
Folkrace Älvsbyn Tvådagars 2015 Highlights Dag 1
Published: 2015/08/03
Channel: tyttebear
FolkRace HigLights + A-Final Åland 12.08-2017
FolkRace HigLights + A-Final Åland 12.08-2017
Published: 2017/08/12
Channel: MrFinlandsuomi
FolkRace Dag 2 Åland 7.5.2017 + A Finalerna
FolkRace Dag 2 Åland 7.5.2017 + A Finalerna
Published: 2017/05/08
Channel: MrFinlandsuomi
» Best of Crashes 2013 « - Big CRASH Compilation! Folkrace & Rally
» Best of Crashes 2013 « - Big CRASH Compilation! Folkrace & Rally
Published: 2015/06/11
Channel: MotorMedia Sweden
Folkrace - Sotenäs Räkracet 2017 Dag 1 - Highlights
Folkrace - Sotenäs Räkracet 2017 Dag 1 - Highlights
Published: 2017/07/08
Channel: Gashäng Media
2017-08-12 - 2017-08-13 Folkrace, Autoexperten Swedish Open, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
2017-08-12 - 2017-08-13 Folkrace, Autoexperten Swedish Open, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Published: 2017/08/15
Channel: motorfilm
Folkrace Vimmerby 25.03.2016
Folkrace Vimmerby 25.03.2016
Published: 2016/03/27
Channel: GalskapMotorsportcom
2016-07-20 - 2016-07-24 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen, Motala
2016-07-20 - 2016-07-24 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen, Motala
Published: 2016/07/27
Channel: motorfilm
Folkrace - Lilla Asarumsfestivalen 2017-08-20
Folkrace - Lilla Asarumsfestivalen 2017-08-20
Published: 2017/08/25
Channel: MotorsportLarsson
Heavys första rullning i folkrace
Heavys första rullning i folkrace
Published: 2014/07/27
Channel: HeavyStuff
Folkrace Vimmerby 03.04.2015
Folkrace Vimmerby 03.04.2015
Published: 2015/04/07
Channel: GalskapMotorsportcom
Min film Folkrace  Hallsberg 27 5 2017
Min film Folkrace Hallsberg 27 5 2017
Published: 2017/05/27
Channel: skata7475
Folkrace Sotenäs 2017 - Krascher & Action
Folkrace Sotenäs 2017 - Krascher & Action
Published: 2017/04/08
Channel: SwedishRally
» Best of Crashes 2009 « - Big CRASH Compilation! Folkrace & Rally
» Best of Crashes 2009 « - Big CRASH Compilation! Folkrace & Rally
Published: 2015/06/27
Channel: MotorMedia Sweden
FolkRace Finaler + Rullningar October 7 - 2017 Åland Potatisracet
FolkRace Finaler + Rullningar October 7 - 2017 Åland Potatisracet
Published: 2017/10/07
Channel: MrFinlandsuomi
The best of Stock Car Racing Crashes /Folkrace kraschfilm
The best of Stock Car Racing Crashes /Folkrace kraschfilm
Published: 2017/08/21
Channel: SwedishRally
Folkrace - Majtävling Asarum 2017-05-21
Folkrace - Majtävling Asarum 2017-05-21
Published: 2017/05/25
Channel: MotorsportLarsson
Folkrace - Alingsås MK - Highlights
Folkrace - Alingsås MK - Highlights
Published: 2017/08/20
Channel: Gashäng Media
Folkrace - Amazon Kombi WoopWoop
Folkrace - Amazon Kombi WoopWoop
Published: 2017/07/15
Channel: Sampic Sweden
2015-07-15 - 2015-07-19 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen, Motala
2015-07-15 - 2015-07-19 Folkrace, Folkracefestivalen, Motala
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: motorfilm
2016-08-13 - 2016-08-14 Folkrace, Autoexperten Swedish Open, Örnsköldsvik
2016-08-13 - 2016-08-14 Folkrace, Autoexperten Swedish Open, Örnsköldsvik
Published: 2016/08/14
Channel: motorfilm
Folkrace - XL Bygg I Osby Racet 2017-05-06
Folkrace - XL Bygg I Osby Racet 2017-05-06
Published: 2017/05/14
Channel: MotorsportLarsson
Folkrace - Skene - BIG Crash
Folkrace - Skene - BIG Crash
Published: 2016/05/29
Channel: Gashäng Media
#11 Best of Semesterracet, Folkrace i Vimmerby 2013 *Crash & Action*
#11 Best of Semesterracet, Folkrace i Vimmerby 2013 *Crash & Action*
Published: 2016/12/11
Channel: MotorMedia Sweden
Folkrace Piteå 2-dagars 2016
Folkrace Piteå 2-dagars 2016
Published: 2016/09/08
Channel: JRJ Media
folkrace
folkrace
Published: 2017/10/16
Channel: Molander Simon
Folkrace - Det blev tjejernas kväll på Toverumsbanan i Valdemarsvik
Folkrace - Det blev tjejernas kväll på Toverumsbanan i Valdemarsvik
Published: 2016/06/17
Channel: Bo Cederqvist
Folkrace Eskilstuna 25.03.2017
Folkrace Eskilstuna 25.03.2017
Published: 2017/03/28
Channel: GalskapMotorsportcom
Robotex 2016 | DAY 3 | Area 3 – Folkrace
Robotex 2016 | DAY 3 | Area 3 – Folkrace
Published: 2016/12/04
Channel: Robotex
Folkrace - Svampafestivalen 2016
Folkrace - Svampafestivalen 2016
Published: 2016/09/03
Channel: MotorsportLarsson
Folkrace Vimmerby 14.04.2017
Folkrace Vimmerby 14.04.2017
Published: 2017/04/18
Channel: GalskapMotorsportcom
#21 Best of Folkracefestivalen, Folkrace i Motala 2013 *Crash & Action*
#21 Best of Folkracefestivalen, Folkrace i Motala 2013 *Crash & Action*
Published: 2016/12/21
Channel: MotorMedia Sweden
Next Car Game - Mer Folkrace! (Weho!)
Next Car Game - Mer Folkrace! (Weho!)
Published: 2014/03/29
Channel: Emil
Folkrace - Alingsås MK - Highlights
Folkrace - Alingsås MK - Highlights
Published: 2016/05/24
Channel: Gashäng Media
Volvo 240 Folkrace
Volvo 240 Folkrace
Published: 2016/09/16
Channel: Christoffer Karlsson
Folkrace - Partävling Kristianstad 2017-09-09
Folkrace - Partävling Kristianstad 2017-09-09
Published: 2017/09/17
Channel: MotorsportLarsson
World
World's best racing Swedish Folkrace
Published: 2017/07/13
Channel: WP Adapted M-sport
Final Folkrace Hagfors MK 16/9 2017
Final Folkrace Hagfors MK 16/9 2017
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: Kåre Granfeldt
Att leva med Folkrace
Att leva med Folkrace
Published: 2011/08/10
Channel: Matz Eklund
Folkrace Eskilstuna MK 1990 - eller - Den gången det blev lite varmt i nacken...
Folkrace Eskilstuna MK 1990 - eller - Den gången det blev lite varmt i nacken...
Published: 2016/10/17
Channel: Dennis Borg
Prova på folkrace
Prova på folkrace
Published: 2016/10/17
Channel: Upplevelse.com AB
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Folk racing or Folkrace is a popular, inexpensive, and entry-level form of Nordic rallycross that originally comes from Finland, where it is called Jokamiesluokka or Jokkis (officially Jokamiehenluokka, Everyman's class), in Swedish "Folkrace". In Norway and Denmark, it is known as Bilcross and Folkeræs, respectively.

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Four typical folk racing cars. Volvo 244 in foreground.
A VW Beetle used as a folk racing car.
Folkrace crash on Högstabanan in Haninge, Sweden

The races are run on special gravel or tarmac tracks, 2,400 metres (1.5 mi) in length.[1] The tracks are designed to limit the top speed to 80 km/h (50 mph). The competitions are divided into different classes depending on age and gender. Participants can be as young as 15 years of age.

The race is divided into different heats with usually 6 cars. The driver winning a race is awarded seven points, second five points, third four points and so on. When all the heats have been driven, the total score is calculated[clarification needed] and the top six drivers get to race in the A final, the next six in the B final and so on. The winner of the A final wins the event.

To maintain its inexpensive nature, there is a rule on car costs. The races are run in standard cars, but participants are generally free to choose as long as they meet certain minimum safety regulations. Anyone can place a fixed price bid on any car, and the buyer is then chosen by draw. The fixed price is € 1400 (Finland, ca. USD 1400 ) or 6500 SEK (Sweden, ca. USD 1000). Refusing to sell is grounds for having one's competition license revoked. Personal equipment such as the seat and safety harness are not included in the sale. This type of system eliminates the motivation for sinking extensive amounts of work and money into a folk racing car.

Because old road cars are used up in folk racing, retro and antique car enthusiasts talk about "the folk racing death": Folk racing does away with many cars that are too old to be considered usable for everyday driving but too new to have reached the status of a "veteran" or "antique".

Folk racing is not the same as demolition derby, though. While collisions do happen and cars make contact with each other, intentionally ramming or obstructing a competitor is forbidden, and the safety rules are strict, so that teenagers (15 to 17 years old) and drivers without a regular driver's license may participate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Report". epub.performanceracing.com. 31 Jan 2017. Retrieved 21 Feb 2017. 

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