Major Races

Elitloppet May 29 at Solvalla racetrack.

The world’s most prestigious sprint race!

The story of Elitloppet starts in 1952 when Solvalla celebrated its 25th year as a race track. The track wanted to celebrate with a big international race. Elitloppet is traditionally raced on the last Sunday of May, a date well known for all Swedish trotting enthusiasts. Solvalla racetrack holds races from Friday to Sunday which makes up a meeting, known as "The Elitloppet weekend". The biggest legend in the history of Elitloppet is Stig H. Johansson who has participated in 28 editions of the race and won 6 times.