The fourth round of the Belgian SCT Cup took place in the city of Enghien as part of a modelling fair. The temporary track was build in front of the Enghien castle and made with the support of MCM Racing, MC-Events and the city of Enghien. The race, directed by Jean-Paul Voumard and Edouard-Benoît Michez, attracted a lot of visitors who enjoyed the show. Nearly 40 drivers attended in the 2WD and 4WD class with the rear wheel class especially attracting younger drivers. In 2WD qualification, Nicolas Evens (TLR 22SCT) TQ’ed all rounds followed by Philippe Hautecoeur, Martin Vierin and Cédric Vandeginste, all running AE SC10’s, and all of which ended up equal on points after qualification. Jean-François Renard (TLR 22SCT) rounded out the top 5, trying to find the speed on this track after his win in Merchtem.
2WD qualification result
1. Evens Nicolas – TLR 22SCT
2. Hautecoeur Philippe – Team Associated SC10
3. Vierin Martin – Team Associated SC10
4. Vandeginste Cédric – Team Associated SC10
5. Renard Jean-François – TLR 22SCT
In 4WD, three different drivers had a TQ run and in the end David Pauwels (Tekno 410SCT) took the overall TQ with a first and a second place run. Raphaël Robert (Hong Nor Nexx10 2.0) followed in second place with Thierry Mathieu starting into the finals from third on the grid.
4WD qualification result
1. David Pauwels – Tekno SCT410
2. Robert Raphael – Hong Nor Nexx10 2.0
3. Mathieu Thierry – TLR SCTE
4. Evens Nicolas – TLR SCTE
5. De Keersmaecker Philip – Durango DESC410
In the B final Ronald Dupont (AE SC10) went on to win the first two legs of the 2WD B final while Nicolas Graffeo (AE SC10) scored in the final leg. On the podium both were separated by Julian André (AE SC10) who finished all legs in second place. In the A final, Nicolas Evens (TLR 22SCT) had a clean sweep, finishing all legs in first place. Philippe Hautecoeur (AE SC10) consistently ended second while last podium spot is earned by BRTC’s all star track responsible, Cédric Vandeginste (AE SC10).
2WD Top 5 results
1. Evens Nicolas – TLR 22SCT
2. Hautecoeur Philippe – AE SC10
3. Vandeginste Cédric – AE SC10
4. Vierin Martin – AE SC10
5. Gustin Philippe – AE SC10
In the 4WD B final, Christophe Leurquin (TLR SCTE) won the first two legs with the last one being won by Tom Pierard (Hong Nor). Senne Pauwels completed the podium with his Traxxas Slash. In the A final pole sitter David Pauwels unfortunately encountered problems in the first two runs. Raphaël Robert (Hong Nor Nexx10 2.0) took the win in the first two runs ahead of Matthieu Carpin (Tekno 410SCT). With the first place and the runner-up spot decided, Thierry Mathieu (TLR SCTE) and Jasper Schoonackers (Tekno 410SCT) fought out the remaining podium spot and at the end it was who Jasper ended up in front of Thierry thanks to a second place finish in the last leg.
4WD Top 5 results
1. Robert Raphael – Hong Nor Nexx10 2.0
2. Carpin Matthieu – Tekno 410SCT
3. Schoonackers Jasper – Tekno 410SCT
4. Mathieu Thierry – TLR SCTE
5. Evens Nicolas – TLR SCTE
After round 4 Nicolas Evens is now leading the 2WD championship in front of Martin Vierin and Jean-François Renard. In 4WD Raphael Robert has a 10 points lead offer Nicolas Evens and Matthieu Carpin who are equal on points.