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September 23, 2017

Nicholas Lee takes eventful Q1 in Hong Kong

The CETC presented by Infinity finally made it to the first round of qualifying following earlier delays that forced it to be run under flood lights. With an incident filled opening round, Yokomo factory driver Nicholas Lee put in a very stable performance and had a brilliant finish to be able to come out on top in Q1, in front of the very strong Infinity team. Former World Champion Naoto Matsukura, who effectively lost out on the final lap by 0.198 seconds, had to settle for 2nd place for the round. The super fast Infinity driver Akio Sobue led the race early on but made a huge mistake as the race reached the halfway point dropping him to 4th place, but was able to recover to take third. In the 2nd last group, Awesomatix driver Rocket Zhang and Xpress driver Hay would end 4th and 5th overall in what was also an incident packed heat. ARC driver Patrick Chau ended 6th, followed by Hong Kong veteran Fai Ho.

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