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2016 IFMAR 1/10 IC Track World Championship – Finals Report

Greiner Finds Perfection To Win Maiden IFMAR 1/10th IC Track World Championship.They say perfection is impossible to achieve, but Dominic Greiner disproved that notion in an absolutely dominant drive to a maiden IFMAR World Title, claiming victory in the final of the 2016-17 IFMAR 1/10 IC Track World Championship in Gubbio, Italy. The young Serpent star had shown glimpses of this form in the lead-up to finals day, putting in stirring drives in early practice and crushing his semi-final in fine fashion. And once TQ and home star Dario Balestri (Capricorn) fell by the wayside after just nine laps, the fiercely determined German took the lead and never looked back. A picture in focus and relentless concentration during the 60-minute final, the only moment he betrayed any emotion was immediately after the checkered flag dropped, bellowing with joy and sharing tearful embraces with friends, family and Team Serpent chief Michael Salven and wife Jill. It was all entirely deserved and justified; few times will one see such a faultless and dominant drive on the biggest stage of them all. And after reigning champion Alexander Hagberg’s title defence came to a shocking end in the 1/8th finals, the opportunity was there for a new superstar to arise, and Greiner took it with both hands. Continue reading 2016 IFMAR 1/10 IC Track World Championship – Finals Report

2016 HotRace cup Announcement

The 2016 Hot Race Cup will be held at the Riccione track in Italy on the weekend of the 31st of July. The race will be held in the five classes of Touring Car Modified, Touring Car Pro Stock 13.5T, Formula, PanCar 1/10 and then new promotional class Cinquone 299 with the best Italian drivers as well as international making an appearance. The Touring Modified class will see a special race format with the B-main drivers having a hot lap race as a last change bump-up into the A-main. In addition to the race the event will see the famous beach party on Saturday evening with a DJ set, free drinks and many more. Continue reading 2016 HotRace cup Announcement

Boots Clams dramatic victory at the EFRA 1/8th Off Road European Championships

Elliot Boots achieved a second consecutive European championship title here in Spain on Saturday Afternoon in a dramatic and intensely exciting 45 Minute final.From the start tone it was obvious that this years championship was going to be between three men, pole sitter David Ronnefalk, Current champion Elliott Boots and former World and European champion Robert Battle.Ronnefalk leapt into the lead initially followed by Boots and Battle the three cars circulated a second or so apart all the way to the first pit stop where slick work enabled the Spaniard Battle to get into a position to pass Boots and chase down Ronnefalk. Continue reading Boots Clams dramatic victory at the EFRA 1/8th Off Road European Championships

Grainger Wins Final BTCC Round & Championship

The final round of the BTCC took place this last weekend at the awesomely fast Mendip Raceway in Western Super Mare.The circuit looked in fine fettle as a new enthusiastic committee have spent a lot of time getting it looking in great shape and it was awesome to be blessed with glorious sunshine all weekend. Almost a full complement of national level drivers took part, with a little eye on the final BRCA nationals in two weeks’ time. Continue reading Grainger Wins Final BTCC Round & Championship