July 27, 2007

Cuypers heads European 1/8th qualifying

Cuypers heads European 1/8th qualifying

This week sees the fastest RC racers in Europe gather at the incredible Lostallo track, high in the mountains of Switzerland, for the 2007 European 1/8th scale Championships. The drivers have been busy practicing all week, fine tuning their setups and trying to make their engines run the 5 minutes, with today seeing the competitors get their first qualifying session, with 3 more left to be run tomorrow. After that 1 round the overnight pole position is in the hands of Serpent 960 racer Steven Cuypers, the current Belgian National Champion has been setting the pace throughout the week was able to carry that form through to today when it mattered. In 2nd place is Italian Mugen racer Stefano Solaroli only 2 tenths of a second behind Cuypers, while newly crowned Italian Champion Alberto Picco is 3 tenths further back currently lying in 3rd, the top 10 covered by only 3 seconds. Qualifying will continue tomorrow and with temperatures expecting to be high in the afternoon, look out a rocket round in the mornings first qualifying round which take place in the days coolest conditions.

Click here to see the current top 10…

After 1 of 4 rounds
1. Cuypers Steven (B) – 15 laps in 5:15.750
2. Solaroli Stefano (I) – 15 laps in 5:15.944
3. Picco Alberto (I) – 15 laps in 5:16.201
4. Tironi Francesco (I) – 15 laps in 5:16.323
5. Mack Oliver (D) – 15 laps in 5:16.980
6. Geisendorf Markus (CH) – 15 laps in 5:17.127
7. Cristiani Andrea (I) – 15 laps in 5:17.496
8. Bertin Adrien (LX) – 15 laps in 5:18.193
9. Collari Lamberto (I) – 15 laps in 5:18.223
10. Pirani Andrea (I) – 15 laps in 5:18.784

Source: SRCCA [srcca.ch]


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