April 25, 2008

TC WC Warm-up – Controlled Practice

Atsushi Hara sets pace at WC Warm-up

The Warm up event for this years Touring car World Championships in November is being run at in Thailand this week under mixed weather conditions. Following 2 rounds of controlled practice today, it was Hot Bodies racer, and former World Champion, Atsushi Hara from Japan that was setting the pace. Sitting 4 seconds clear at the top, Hara set his quickest time in the first of the 2 sessions and now sits nearly 4 seconds clear of Kyosho Factory driver Shin Adachi (pictured), who is currently in 2nd. The 3rd and 4th position are held by Tamiya team drivers Viktor Wilck and Marc Rheinard, while rounding out the top 5 is Masami Hirosaka, driving a Yokomo.

Click more for the results from today’s timed practice…

Combined results after 2 practice rounds
1. Atsushi Hara – 19 Laps in 5:00.813
2. Shinnosuke Adachi – 19 Laps in 5:04.476
3. Viktor Wilck – 19 Laps in 5:04.595
4. Marc Rheinard – 19 Laps in 5:05.146
5. Masami Hirosaka – 19 Laps in 5:06.269
6. Hayato Matsuzaki – 19 Laps in 5:06.457
7. Meen Vejrak – 19 Laps in 5:07.053
8. Kim Eung-Chan – 19 Laps in 5:07.095
9. Billy Easton – 19 Laps in 5:07.345
10. Jilles Groskamp – 19 Laps in 5:07.394

Source: Pre Worlds [thailandwc08.com]


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