The 2nd annual TRS Asia Nitro Open Cup was held in Shanghai, China. Drivers from 10 countries/region including China, USA, Japan, Holland, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Brunei and Korea competed at this winter event. After 5 rounds of qualifying, Mike Swauger from the USA was TQ in the 1/8 on road class, and Keisuke Fukuda from Japan was TQ in the touring class. Sunday’s “A” Main Final in the 1/8 on road class saw Swauger lead from start to finish winning the Championship, second place went to Jimmy Qian from Shanghai and 11 year old JJ Wang from Shanghai took third. In the 1/10 touring “A” Mains, a close fought battle between Fukuda, Meen Vejrack (Thailand) and Jilles Groskamp provided the crowd with some exciting racing. At the checkered flag, it was Fukuda who took the Championship with Meen Vejrack in second and Jilles Groskamp in third. Race organizers will be aiming to make next year’s race larger and more competitive.