News of July, 2017

Event report for: 2017 SEASON 2 1:8 NITRO SPORTSCARS SPEC ROUND 1

22.07.2017   7 comments



American ‘Juggernaut’ Joshua Berman looked to defend his 1.8 Nitro Sportscar Spec Series title in the first event of the second series in 2017. Ireland’s Austin Elliot, Series 1 third place finisher, set the pace early with a 30 lap 07:13.772 run. Shortly thereafter the Juggernaut, posted a 30 lap 7:11.882 run. American Kevin Bacon, Series 1 second place finisher, posted a 30 lap 7:09.358, besting Berman by over 2 seconds. But Berman wasn’t done. He quickly posted another run of 30 laps 7:06.882; 5 seconds faster than his first run and looked untouchable.

Enter 7x’s VRC World Champion Jeffrey Rietveld of the Netherlands. Rietveld topped Berman’s run with an impressive 30-lap 7:02.992. Rietveld’s run was nearly four seconds faster than Berman and contained something that no other run contained… 13.7 second laps. To this point only a handful of racers had even touched 13.9 second laps. Berman had posted 13.8s, but Rietv... read more

2017 SEASON 1 1:10 ELECTRIC TC 13.5T SPEC ROUND 8 MB Models Raceway

13.07.2017   7 comments   Video: 1 available


Report by J-P.Huhtala

2017 SEASON 1 1:10 ELECTRIC TC 13.5T SPEC ROUND 8 MB Models Raceway

Electric spec touring cars ended season 1 at MB Modells raceway. This track was one of the community favourites as track designs were voted. And no doubt, some likes and some hates it, but it is demanding, technical and needs very precise and good rhytm. Big thanks to Graham Raistrick bringing this fantastic track to contest.

So, last race of 1:10 electric spec series of SEASON 1, was held at this track and very same guys were in top like earlier season races. Bailes, Löb, Nedrebo, Yeung, Yanagisawa, Saputra and many others were in here and expectations for good race were high.

At PRO level Austrian Christoph Löb was fastest at qualifying round, leaving American Dana Bailes almost two seconds behind. Michitaka Yanagisawa from Japan was third fastest, but he was almost five seconds away from Löb`s ... read more


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