With the start of the new season getting close, talented 16-years old up and coming German driver Tobias Hepp has signed a deal to use different products distributed by Shepherd Micro Racing. Besides Novarossi engines he will also use MLC fuel by Lamberto Collari as well as Shepherd Racing Tyres in both classes, 1/10th scale on-road and 1/10th scale touring car. Tobias will race the West German Championship, the EFRA Grand Prix in Apeldoorn and Hildesheim and of course the German Championships in Rötz (1/8) and Leipzig (1/10). He had the following to say:
I am looking forward to working together with Team Shepherd and I am sure that the use of such high quality products will help to increase my performance in the upcoming season.