RugRacers 2018-2019 Round 5

With the penultimate round getting underway some classes championships were already decided with others still up for grabs. MTC was 1 ...

With the penultimate round getting underway some classes championships were already decided with others still up for grabs.

MTC was 1st out to track with another full field of drivers, Champion Mark Young would be looking to build on his recent success but would have no easy ride with Remo Casadei & young Joseph (U13) pushing him hard, Remo would be the man to take FTQ ahead of Joseph & Mark, Over the finals both front runners hit trouble but that didn’t stop the youngster Joseph Moore from taking both legs to take the win.
Ian Smith, Joseph Moore U13, Graham Coulter

Trucks were out next with championship winner Adam Southgate (U17) stamping his authority across qualifying going fastest in 3 rounds with Ethan Southall (U13) taking 1, the finals would see 2 lights to flag victories but not without many incidents shuffling the order a bit, although they made for close finishes.  Newcomer Chris Kemp came in 2nd ahead of Kyle Hill pushing down 3rd place man Chris Seamen.
Kyle Hill, Adam Southgate U17, Chris Kemp
The GT12 Championship was also resolved with Owen Smith (U17) out to stretch it further, Qualyfying would see Owen take Pole ahead of Jake Vincent (U17) & his sister Darcie Smith (U13) The finals would see Jake take the overall victory ahead of Owen & Nick Upton up from 5th.

Nick Upton, Jake Vincent U17, Owen Smith U17
17.5 Blinky Vasiliy Siminov continued his impressive performances to again lock out FTQ ahead of Matt Worton & Dani Young, the Finals would run a prefect lights to flag victory with Phil Randall coming home in 2nd place from 8th on the grid & Stephen Smith from 10th place to round out the podium.  The final result would also see Vasiliy take the championship with 1 round to spare.

Stephen Smith, Vasiliy Siminov, Phil Randall
13.5 Blinky championship is set to go right to the wire, Paul Pinkney taking FTQ to make the finals really interesting, Ashley Wiffen would line up 2nd ahead of Tony Broad in 3rd with both drivers needing to maximize their scores for the championship, After 2 thrilling legs Tony came through to take the victory with Paul 2nd & Ashley 3rd.  The championship going down to the last round to decide the 13.5 blinky championship where qualifying position could be crucial for the final outcome.
Ashley Wiffen, Tony Broad, Paul Pinkney
Special thanks to the series sponsors & also to all the drivers that attend and make it possible.

Big G Racing
Active Scale Models
6k Racing
Torque RC
RDT Products
The RC Racer
London Carriage Craft
Shy Studios

For all further information head over to the Facebook page where you will find links to all the finals videos.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/rugracers/
The Series returns for the final round on the 17th March along with the prize giving & lollipop throwing!

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