08.05.2012 0 comments Category: Event publications
Virtual Racing Industries is proud to announce the full backing of the Race 2 the Worlds contest winner by industry leading companies Serpent and LRP. Serpent and LRP are now confirmed to be the official partners for the Race 2 the Worlds contest where one racer or gamer can win an entry for the IFMAR Worlds 1:10 ISTC in Heemstede, the Netherlands.
The winner will race the Serpent S-411 with full factory back-up with the likes of RC racing legend and Serpent designer Michael Salven. Serpent international team ace Marc Fischer will share important setup information to optimise the chances of the R2tW winner to do well at the 2012 Worlds. LRP, the electronics powerhouse from Germany, will provide full electronics support and with hot favourite Ronald Völker in their team, Reto König and Andy Krämer will be able to power the S-411 R2tW car with the same world championship winning technology as Ronald will receive.
With these two companies on board we are confident that the R2tW winner will get all the supp... read more
04.05.2012 1 comment Category: Site news
Half way the R2tW contest young Italian Kevin Pignotti is still in command but the heat is on. Aussie Chris Stack has now moved to within 0.6 sec. from provisional pole sitter Pignotti, with Nicola Marrone just 1.4 seconds away. With 6 weeks to go Pignotti is now under pressure, but doing 18 laps in 5:04 consistently he remains the hot favorite to win the R2tW contest and the free ride to the IFMARE Worlds in Heemstede. The winner will not only earn completely free traveling and stay in Heemstede, he will also get the full backing of industry leading companies Serpent for the chassis and LRP for the electronics.
Kevin Pignotti is only 16 years old and does not have any experience racing 1:10 electric. But he surely is a great talent and is currently the man to beat in VRC Pro events. In real life Kevin races 2WD 1:8 scale nitro, a relatively small class. Pignotti was the convincing winner of the 2011 Virtual Worlds 1:8 at Luxembourg and 3rd in the 2011 Virtual Worlds 1:10 ISTC behind Ronald Volker and Mart... read more